Saturday, January 31, 2015

Unusual Bar and Chain Earrings Tutorial

Just when I think I have seen all possible variations of earrings, something comes along to prove me wrong.  Check out Erin's unusual bar and chain earrings tutorial over on her blog, Thanks, I Made It. It is a clever adaptation of stud earrings.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Leatherman Thread is a Wearable Multi-Tool Bracelet

The world's oldest multitool gadget is probably this 3rd century C.E. Roman device which looks similar to a Swiss Army knife. Roll on nearly 2000 years, and we still like to have a handy and portable multi-tool around for when we don't have a full tool kit available. Leatherman, the multitool company are coming out soon with Thread, the world's first wearable multi-tool bracelet.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Secure Wire Loop Attachment for Beaded Ropes and Kumihimo Cords

Most of us would probably just glue completed beaded ropes and kumihimo cords to the end caps.  However, we want more security, right?  Check out this awesome tip by Melinda, the Editor of Beadwork magazine over on the Beading Daily blog.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

How to Make an Adjustable Sautoir Inspired Necklaces Tutorial

Sautoir* necklaces - really long chain affairs - are really easy to make. They team up well with winterwear like plain sweaters and turtlenecks. This tutorial shows you how to make them adjustable length so you can wear them in different ways and mix and match with other necklaces.

how to make an adjustable sautoir inspired necklace tutorial

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