Articles written by Valorie Nygaard-Pouzar
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Soar With Me Cuff Bracelet Tutorial
Created by: Valorie Nygaard-Pouzar. Designer Tips: Patina, seal and bend the metal sparrow before riveting it to the leather. For hints on applying colorants, see blog post: Customizing Tim Holtz idea-ology Word Bands for a Handmade Look. To prevent the rivet from slipping through the leather, add washers or rivet accents to the backside of the leather. Step-by-step instructions wth pictures for this project can also be found on our blog post: Vintaj & Leather Go So Well Together!
Random Scraps Bib Necklace Tutorial
Created by: Valorie Nygaard-Pouzar 1. Use whatever random scraps of chain you have handy, to create this quick and trendy layered chain bib-style necklace. 2. Determine how long you want the longest chain section, then cut each one about 1/4" shorter than the last. The longest chain in this design is 20".
Men's Cross Bracelet Tutorial
Cut the leather at an angle to assist in fitting two ends through the hole of the cross connector. For a better grip on the end of the leather, consider using serrated flat-nose pliers to pull the leather through the hole. Loop the leather ends through to make a lark's-head knot. String...