A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 302,342
Currently Running With Scissors:
653 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tramp art,candy wrapper weaving,mexican weaving  (Read 15977 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
tattfae
I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 746
Joined: 06-Jul-2007

Sanity maintained through crafting!


View Profile WWW
« on: April 23, 2008 02:34:11 AM »

Made a little coin purse to start with.Strips of wrapper chain sewn together.Zipper was hardest to figure out.Strips are covered with clear packing tape.







Going to try a purse next,like this one...If I can figure out how to make it curve ???Looks like it might be smaller strips at the top.



I spent hours last night looking for tuts and heres what I found...

http://www.candywrapperpurse.blogspot.com/
http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/ca_crafts_projects/article/0,2041,DIY_13721_5760472,00.html

A video on how they are made in Mexico.. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6878794588033207175&q=nahui+ollin&total=37&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=5

Inspiration... http://www.ecoist.com/pc/viewcategories.asp?idCategory=39&pageStyle=H

*tattfae*
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Handle every stressful situation like a dog,if you can't eat it or hump it,pee on it and walk away.

My Pinterest
My Deviantart
littlebluegirl
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2008 02:44:03 AM »

I think this is great and am wondering how on earth you got a zip in. Brilliant!  Thanks for the links too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tattfae
I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 746
Joined: 06-Jul-2007

Sanity maintained through crafting!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2008 02:48:21 AM »

The zipper is sewn in, hard to explain Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Handle every stressful situation like a dog,if you can't eat it or hump it,pee on it and walk away.

My Pinterest
My Deviantart
Pepper Morrison
Jaque LeCube- because he's french and a cube..
Offline Offline

Posts: 39
Joined: 19-Feb-2008

about as fatale as an after dinner mint..


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2008 03:48:12 AM »

o my GAWD!!
Its gorgeous! Its an insperation! I have so many damn magazines and now, and now... I know what to do!

*sniff* im sorry its just too good!  Cry
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Too rare to live
Too weird to die...
mymamma
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2008 04:00:34 AM »

It's awesome!
I too am amazed at the zipper, I know I would have given up...
Very cool.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tattfae
I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 746
Joined: 06-Jul-2007

Sanity maintained through crafting!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2008 04:08:32 AM »

Thanks Pepper Morrison & mymamma Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Handle every stressful situation like a dog,if you can't eat it or hump it,pee on it and walk away.

My Pinterest
My Deviantart
Charfish
Ever have a 24 hour hangover and feel like you just got off the tilt-a-whirl? Welcome to Pregnancy!
Offline Offline

Posts: 175
Joined: 22-Jul-2007

View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2008 04:34:12 AM »

This is awesome - thank you for the links! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

eukarya
Freelance Artist and Maker of Crafty Things
Offline Offline

Posts: 930
Joined: 07-Feb-2008

Crazy loves me!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2008 05:58:11 AM »

Thanks for the links I've been wanting to learn how to do this for a while now.

As for the curve, looking at the pic, it looks like they change the size of the pieces to make the weaving increase and decrease.  Larger pieces at the bottom tapering into smaller pieces at the top seem to be what makes the curve. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tattfae
I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 746
Joined: 06-Jul-2007

Sanity maintained through crafting!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2008 05:59:56 AM »

Yea,thats what I thought Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Handle every stressful situation like a dog,if you can't eat it or hump it,pee on it and walk away.

My Pinterest
My Deviantart
rainiable
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2008 07:14:55 AM »

Really cool! I keep seeing these in online stores. Thanks for the links, I'd like to try this - though I don't know if I could get enough bags to cut!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Cyberknife: Saving Sight Without Cutting
From Bench to Bedside: Blindness
Better Vision While Kids Sleep?
Eye Telescope for Macular Degeneration
Danger: Sharp Eyelash Curler Ahead
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: A Pod of Narwhals
Hey, it's summer. Go outside!
Meatless Monday: Chia Pudding

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.