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« on: June 28, 2010 02:15:49 PM »

This is my first attempt at chainmail, and I'm very happy with it  Smiley  I'm calling it a belly dance belt, just because that's what I'll be using it for.

Basically, we had a huge bag of jump rings laying around, and I hate seeing perfectly good crafting items going unused. So I picked up some pliers and got to work, and eventually wound up with this:

C&C very welcome! The full, boring story of this little undertaking is on my blog, for anyone interested  Smiley


I finally added the coins to it I've been wanting to add...

« Last Edit: January 10, 2011 05:37:54 PM by redflags » THIS ROCKS   Logged


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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2010 03:57:14 PM »

Sure doesn't look like a first attempt!! I love it and would def rock it...awesome job!!
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« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2010 12:29:40 PM »

Total thumbs up, loving this!!! I am inspired!
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2010 07:38:46 AM »

I've always wanted to try chainmail.. but it's always been alil intimidating for me..
You totally rocked this though! makes me wanna try! (or somehow convince you to make me one... heh heh personal swap?  Wink ) LMAO it's always worth a shot..
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2011 07:09:18 PM »

nice work! since I don't belly dance I prefer it without the coins but they look perfect for a costume!

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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2011 12:56:25 PM »

Learning to do chain maile is on my list for 2012. Your belt is great.

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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2011 12:48:39 PM »

  oooh! I wanna copy this! My boyfriends brother makes chainmaille....hmm....maybe I can steal some rings.
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2011 01:31:23 PM »

I love this! 
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