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« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2009 09:09:48 AM »

I really love it!!! I wisted it, yeah!!
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« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2009 09:59:41 AM »

I like this!!
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« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2009 10:46:12 AM »

I have fallen in love with these beads (although I've just made the smaller form), and in my first attempts I tried the toothpick base, but when they were dry, about 20% were permanently stuck to the toothpick!!!

SO, I talked my husband into making a tool to avoid that complication, and it works GREAT: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=304591.0

Thanks for another way to use them. This bracelet looks really NEAT!

McJulie-O - Thanks for the info on making a tool! I may have to make one like yours....The trick is getting the center hole small enough that the glass beads don't go inside of the paper........or get bigger glass beads......thinking...thinking...thanks again!!
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« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2009 11:22:46 AM »

Lovely !!
I wanted to try this too, only I made a terrible mistake ...
I glued the strip and than place the toothpick on it ... so now it's dry and I can't get the paper of the toothpick *fool*
luckily I only made 2 Tongue
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« Reply #14 on: June 05, 2009 11:33:24 AM »

that's a very ingenious design.
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« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2009 12:02:31 PM »

I have fallen in love with these beads (although I've just made the smaller form), and in my first attempts I tried the toothpick base, but when they were dry, about 20% were permanently stuck to the toothpick!!!

SO, I talked my husband into making a tool to avoid that complication, and it works GREAT: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=304591.0

Thanks for another way to use them. This bracelet looks really NEAT!


McJulie-O - Thanks for the info on making a tool! I may have to make one like yours....The trick is getting the center hole small enough that the glass beads don't go inside of the paper........or get bigger glass beads......thinking...thinking...thanks again!!

Gigiz,
It looks like that wouldn't be a problem if you used the same beads as above....I'm using some spacer type beads to separate mine, but the holes really aren't THAT big, not a whole lot bigger than toothpicks, anyway.

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« Reply #16 on: June 05, 2009 12:39:54 PM »

I used to make beads like this with my Nana  Cheesy Thanks for reminding me of that- I'm gonna go make some now!
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« Reply #17 on: June 05, 2009 04:57:02 PM »

oooh pretty! and clever. I like it!
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« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2009 06:29:20 PM »

I have fallen in love with these beads (although I've just made the smaller form), and in my first attempts I tried the toothpick base, but when they were dry, about 20% were permanently stuck to the toothpick!!!

SO, I talked my husband into making a tool to avoid that complication, and it works GREAT: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=304591.0

Thanks for another way to use them. This bracelet looks really NEAT!


McJulie-O - Thanks for the info on making a tool! I may have to make one like yours....The trick is getting the center hole small enough that the glass beads don't go inside of the paper........or get bigger glass beads......thinking...thinking...thanks again!!

Gigiz,
It looks like that wouldn't be a problem if you used the same beads as above....I'm using some spacer type beads to separate mine, but the holes really aren't THAT big, not a whole lot bigger than toothpicks, anyway.



MJ-O - Excellent! I need to be checking inside my spray cleaners!! Smiley Thanks again for the tip!
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« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2009 08:04:59 PM »

Very nice bracelet.. I like how wide it is!
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