Sonya Snow Skater Necklace Tutorial
Created by: Amy Mickelson 1. Cut the metal sheet to the desired size. File the edges smooth and punch holes in corners and on the bottom. Sand the surfaces and clean. 2. Place inked rubber stamp on flat surface, ink side up. Press the metal piece onto stamped image and remove.
Cognitive Resonance Pendant Tutorial
Wear safety glasses when cutting, drilling or punching. Lay out pattern; carefully set aside, away from your hammering surface. Decide the size rivets you'll need for each hole. This depends on two factors. The watch parts: Some have a large hole and will only work with larger gauge wire and/or in combination with other gears or beads used as spacers or fillers. Others have a small hole or are too hard to punch with the plier punch. The plier punch can...
Poppy Field Pendant Necklace Tutorial
Created by: Mollie Valente 1. Select and clean two matching glass pieces. 2. Select an image and cut it to match the glass shape and size. 3. Carefully wrap the glass with copper-foil tape. To create a tight seal, burnish the foil to the glass (a Sharpie pen handle makes a great burnishing tool).
Trisha Earrings Tutorial
If you've never set faceted stones before, tube settings are a great way to get started! With your awl or other sharp object, create a small, straight hole in the rubber block. Set topaz Cubic Zirconia stone face down on block, and line up post bezel over the stone. Press down, and...
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Fashion and Function Pin Cushion Ring Tutorial
Created by: Amy Mickelson 1. Create a cardboard template 2.5 times the diameter of the bezel (approximately 2.25" for this ring). 2. Using a doubled 36" piece of sewing thread, knotted at one end, sew a running stitch around the edge of the fabric piece about 5mm in from the edge.
Geared Ring Tutorial
Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue 1. Cut a strip of 20-gauge sheet 2.75" long. Smooth and straighten with a nylon hammer. 2. For a matte finish, scrub the surface with steel wool or a dish scrubbie. 3. File the corners and edges smooth using a needle file.