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31  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Scrabble Tile Pendant on: January 20, 2009 01:07:01 PM
Very nice and elegant !  Smiley Could you tell me what is 3D glaze ? Is that like that stamping powder you melt with a heat gun or some other type fo varnish ?
32  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: My new comfy sweater on: January 20, 2009 01:03:08 PM
Lovely and well done ! You did a great work ! Smiley
33  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Art Yarn class has given me wings! on: January 20, 2009 12:59:31 PM
Beautiful ! I really can't choose a favorite. They are all so interesting. Go ahead and fly far away with you new oh so talented wings ! Smiley
34  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: coptic bound travel journal on: January 16, 2009 02:22:50 PM
Your coptic binding looks so neat ! Great job. This journal is so perfect and classy ! I love it !
35  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Cryptacize/Cosmic Sing-a-Long Animated Video on: January 16, 2009 02:15:59 PM
Wow ! I love this animation. Great job ! Smiley
36  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Vintage Craft Projects / Re: Knit a Hat for SUMMER TRAVEL on: January 15, 2009 10:10:57 AM
I love the one on the color picture ! I also love the fact that at that time you had to travel elegant. No way for wearing shorts, old t-shirts and ugly Birckenstock shoes when travelling back in those days. I want a time machine, pleaaaaase !  Wink
37  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Vintage Craft Projects / Vintage knitting on: January 13, 2009 03:46:03 AM
Looking for something else, I've just found this wonderful site for the vintage knitter that sleeps in us ! Yummy isn't it ?  Wink
38  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Ribbon embroidery pouch on: December 15, 2008 08:59:07 AM
I made this little pouch for a swap. I hadn't made any ribbon embroidery for about a year and I enjoyed it.



A close-up of the organza roses





39  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Shiny Mess Ring! on: December 15, 2008 08:30:47 AM
I love it ! Any chance you make a tutorial ?  Wink

I love this question! It's great to get people inspired! The only problem is that I can't really write a tutorial for it. The whole thing just happened! I'll do what I can.  Smiley

1. I had seen coiled ring bands before but I'd never done it. I don't really have the tools to make it perfect so all I did was form a piece of scrap wire into a ring, slightly larger than the size I wanted it.

2. Then I wrapped the pink wire around and around until I covered all but the very top of the ring. (It leaves room for wrapping the beads so it doesn't get too bulky)

3. I wanted another color so I wrapped a long piece of gold art wire at the top. At this point I had four long ends of wire (two pink, two gold) ready to poke me in the eyes...

4. Then, I just put a few beads on one wire and wrapped it around the base of the ring as a starting point.

5. From there, I just continued stringing whatever beads onto whatever wire and wrapped it wherever I saw a space I could wrap it to. lol There was really no plan.

For me, the fun part was how I had the option to wrap a single wire into so many different places and each place would give me a different look.

That's as much of a tutorial as I can give you Weddy. Smiley I hope you give it a shot! It's so much fun!

Feel free to ask me questions if I didn't make sense. It tends to happen. lol

Thanks a lot a_falsario ! Smiley I was wondering if the coiled wired was wrap around another wire or not ! Your explanation is perfect and opens my inspiration ! What a pity I won't have time before the holidays to have a try ("work that brings money goes before crafting thingies" is the mantra right now, you know...) !
40  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Is it possible to dye a navy blue skirt black? on: December 14, 2008 10:42:29 AM
Dylon works great on cotton. You'll have to weigh you skirt before because a packet of dye can only dye a certain amount of fabric. If I remember well it's 250 g (half a pound) / packet (unless you want the color to be lighter).
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