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« on: October 04, 2008 11:51:41 AM »

This is my first Challenge Entry, and I have to say it was a Challenge for sure!  I decided that my main materials would be Sushi Nori and Tamale Wrappers.  The pasta and fruit roll-ups came to me when I was at the store.  (Hence the "International" title: Japan, Mexico, Italy, USA)  The Twizzlers were another idea that didn't pan out, so I  just gave them to a co-worker to eat.  In the end, I think I only used about 10% of what I bought.  But I used a ton of glue, Mod Podge, and some Hemp twine.  So, without further ado, here are the photos. 

My favorite set: Bracelet and ring.

Close-ups (the ring was made from a milk/juice lid):


The backs, so you can see that the bracelet is adjustable!

Here is a bracelet that is made with the Tamale wrapper that is sewed on the machine.  I broke a needle and had to untangle the bobbin a million times.  Looks cool, but really is a pain.

Another view:

Here is a belt made with the pastas and the fruit roll-ups.  I strung the pasta like beads, and then glued on the fruit roll-ups.  I hope I never have to do crafts with fruit roll-ups again!

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Bracelet with pasta: (I had so many more ideas for this, but ran out of time)

More bracelets:

This one wraps around:

Ingredients Picture:

Thanks for making it to the end of this long post. 
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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2008 04:26:20 PM »

good job! you made a ton of stuff!!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2008 07:54:34 PM »

i especially love the pasta bracelet you have inspired me i may need one
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2008 11:17:04 AM »

 Wow, this is so cool!!! I love the flower/noodle necklace, so cute!!! You did a great job, this is definitely one of my favorites! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2008 09:47:33 PM »

These are neat! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2008 10:55:35 AM »

I think the stitched corn husk is my favorite!

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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2008 04:36:13 PM »

Simply Ingenious!!!!!!
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