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mwainste
« on: August 20, 2008 12:22:47 PM »

so a friend on mine bought me these earrings and i just fell in love! and i was checking them out and thought, "i could probably make these!" so i went to a million craft stores and couldn't find the coiled wire that i needed... then i looked online and tried to see if there was some sort of tutorial... nothing. so i was just curious if anyone had any insight (or a tutorial!) on how to make them. the part i most confused about is not wrapping the string but how to finish them.
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sorry for the poor picture quality! any help would really be appreciated! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2008 03:19:15 PM »

http://www.abeadstore.com/s.nl;jsessionid=0a01025a1f4324f8378b21944ceaa9268f72cdf1ca40.e3eSbNySbxiNe34Pa38Ta38Nbxb0?it=A&id=1592&sc=24&category=431

that's what you need! it's a jig that helps you wrap the wire into a coil. My brother has one and it's really easy and fun to do!

p.s. I love these earrings. I saw them at ALDO and I knew I'd see someone around here attempt them Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2008 03:41:46 PM »

thank you thank you thank you!!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2008 03:46:50 PM »

Have you seen this post?   http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=249203.0
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Where did all this fabric come from? I CAN'T have bought THAT much!
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