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1  how to make wire jewelry earrings in Beads: Completed Projects by EchoLin on: February 06, 2013 07:39:50 PM
Step1: wrap out the heart

Snip about 8~10cm 1.5mm gauged Aluminum Wire and fold it in half with Round Nose Plier;

Next, do one and a half or two inward curls with two ends by plier;

At last, unfold the wire and adjust the shape more regular and neat.

Step2: make the rest components and assemble the Valentines Day jewelry

Thread the 12mm Faceted Rondelle Swarovski Crystal Bead onto the Eyepin and then the 6mm Bicone ones onto the headpins. Loop the other tip as the picture show;

Then, attach two Jumpring onto the heart as below;

Assemble the heart shape component, 12mm bead and earring hooks with Jumprings;

Last, embellish with the three Bicone bead elements.

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2  Is this pattern suitable for a sewing beginner? in Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions by EchoLin on: February 04, 2013 11:27:07 PM
I find a quitting bag on the internet, I want to make one for myself, but Im just a beginner, do you think it is easier for a beginner?
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3  Fabric hair decoration in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by EchoLin on: February 03, 2013 11:06:19 PM
I made these hair decorations by using leftover cloth cut from the old clothes, my mom said Im good at doing this tiny things, what do you think about it? I cant sew larger things now, as my sewing skills has not been improved, ding these things make me happy and find the fun of sewing.
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4  The rabbits ears in Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions by EchoLin on: February 03, 2013 11:05:03 PM
Find a pattern on the internet, but who can told me how to sewing the rabbits ears?  And the legs, hands. They are too narrow, that I think it cant be sewing at the reverse side first and then turn over, can I sewing it by sewing machine?
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5  Need tutorials in Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions by EchoLin on: January 27, 2013 11:54:30 PM
I want to make a beaded light like the following one, does anyone has the tutorials? Any suggestions must be appreciated.
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6  CD clock in What the heck can I do with THIS? by EchoLin on: January 27, 2013 11:51:06 PM
 Have you ever saw a clock like this? Guess what it is made from. The answer is CDs. I believe most of us have many waste CDs, dont throw them away, they can be amazing things, do you have any good idea about waste CDs?
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7  how to make a bead bracelet more outstanding in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by EchoLin on: January 24, 2013 09:52:48 PM
Step1: Main part for make bead bracelet
Part1: prepare a 100cm long tiger tail wire, fold it and string 2 Bicone Glass Beads to the center; then add 1 12/0 Glass Seed Bead onto each tip; finally, cross two tips through 1 Gemstone Bead.
 Part2: each tip string 2 Glass Seed Beads and 1 Abacus Glass Bead (make the Abacus Glass Bead in the middle of two seed beads). At last, cross two through tips through 1 Gemstone Bead again.

 Part3: add on 2 Bicone Glass Beads and 1 Iron Bead Tip.

Step2: How to make a bead bracelet more special
Back to the starting part, cut out a 40cm long nylon wire, combine one tip to the starting position; then weave the nylon wire from the 1 Bicone Glass Beads and the adjoining Gemstone Bead;
Next, string 8~10 pieces 12/0 Glass Seed Beads onto the wire and lead the wire through the adjoining Gemstone Bead again. Repeat the process until to the last one Gemstone Bead and tie it to the last position wire firmly.

Step3: Ending work of this bracelet making instructions
Attach the Brass End Piece by using one Jumpring and hook the Brass Lobster Claw Clasp onto the Iron Bead Tip.
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8  recycling lamp-chimney in Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions by EchoLin on: January 23, 2013 10:40:57 PM
A net citizen share her husband's work on the internet, i think it can give us some inspiration. so, I share the picture here. it is made of pull-tabs of zip-top can.
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9  U just need 3 steps to make a fish skeleton earrings in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by EchoLin on: January 22, 2013 10:32:51 PM
Step1: cut out the needed pieces

Step2: glue the two same patterns

Step3: complete whole paper earrings tutorial
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