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2441  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Jordy Bag - Square Bottomed Lined Bag Tutorial on: August 06, 2005 06:15:30 AM
hi I made my first jordy, similar to what i already do but i hadnt tried the handles in that style. i hope you like it. faux cow skin!

link in case the pic doesn't work

2442  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: My first wallet,& another bag. on: August 03, 2005 03:38:33 AM
hi nice wallet and bag. love embroidery too. what sizes did you use for the wallet? is it from the tut on this site? cheers cyndi Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
2443  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: My inverted A bag(guess thats what it is) on: August 01, 2005 11:55:05 PM
 Shocked nice job, i love all the faux suede around. i am going to try and get one made this week for a present! thanks for the inspiration, cyndi
2444  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / using surgical steel for earings PIC LINK WORKING 5/8/05 on: July 27, 2005 11:24:14 AM
Hi I am allergic to cheap wires so I have started making some earings from scratch myself using surgical steel. I found it in a fishing supply store. Very sharp when cut so i used a metal file to file ends. I am pleased with first attempt. will post others as soon as take more pics. any feedback on using surgical steel? I want to solder a little dob on the end to keep beads on has anyone done that?   


hope link to pic works. sometimes if yahoos pics bandwidth is over limit it only refreshes at the start of the next hour, sorry but i couldnt upload the other way as too big, got to learn to compress pics. cheers cyndi
2445  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Jewellery I have made with amethyst chips on: July 27, 2005 10:49:05 AM
Thanks for your comments. The bracelets are made with memory wire and are thus easily multifit which make them great for gifts. I made the one with the darker amethyst chips for myself than got a strand of amethyst chips for the other to make the set of 3 for my best friend's birthday. I have learnt since that their is first  grade and second grade amethyst chips so thats why the second ones colour isn't as dark. I have made a pinkquartz one but it got snapped up by my daughters friend before i thought to take a pic, and i have 2 more I am working on. The memory wire is very hard to cut and bend, does anyone have any tips for this? cheers cyndi  Grin Smiley Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Kiss Cheesy Smiley
2446  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Earings on: July 26, 2005 07:08:56 AM
thanks for the great tips, nice job, liked them all. cyndi Smiley
2447  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: purse hardware on the cheap? on: July 26, 2005 07:04:24 AM
Hi I have made some fringed purses and its simple to just stitch a few lines up and down a long strip than fringe it and attach looks nice.
Also try using thicker guage wire and bend to make a handle, add some beads for a cool trendy look.
Handles can be made from white nylon rope which can be shaped into circles and heat ends with lighter (please be careful i dont take any responsibility at your own risk etc etc) and join, than wrap fabric around can using wadding to make thicker.
Other than that make out of fabric or buy thicker ribbon etc to make them for totes. Hope these help.
goodluck , cyndi
2448  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Jewellery I have made with amethyst chips on: July 26, 2005 06:58:35 AM
Hello I just adore amethyst and am sharing some pics of items I have made. This is my first post. I would love some feedback. cheers Cyndi

My first photo album too!!

**edited to fix photos- krazigal
2449  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Re: turtle necklace and matching earrings on: July 26, 2005 03:20:00 AM
I like it the whole thing, cute turtle, nice catch and nice beads. earings good too. well done, cyndi
2450  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Handmade Glass Beads on: July 22, 2005 03:54:29 AM
hi i cant see the pics not sure why. love to see them. cyndi
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