By Karen Karon

Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!

Jewelry artists will get pleasure from a suite of recent, less-common weaves and demanding initiatives that motivate and educate.

Author Karen Karon starts off by way of reviewing uncomplicated chain maille weaves with a purpose to set the level for the extra complicated weaves during this booklet. She explains ideas wanted whilst operating past the fundamentals: equipment for remaining a weave, operating with micro earrings, operating huge scale, and utilizing replacement fabrics in weaves. The booklet is then divided into four sections, every one dedicated to a specific form of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that comprise sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a amazing impact. Sprinkled during the illustrated step by step directions for every weave process are worthwhile guidance from Karen to assist ascertain a gorgeous comprehensive piece.

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Slip the folded end of the tab into the bottom layer and glue it in place. 5B B. Large tab on top layer: Slip the folded end of the tab through the slot in the bottom layer and glue it in place. C. Top layer outside edges: On each side, carefully fold in the sides below the two slits so that you can thread them through the middle layer. Thread each side through the middle layer, unfold the sides, and then slip the folded tab through the bottom layer and glue it in place. D. Middle layer outside edges: Slip the folded tabs into the slots in the base layer and glue them in place on the back side of the base.

Score along the vertical sides on each side of the valley fold. Gently pop the rectangles out from the page, folding and creasing along the vertical score lines. 4. Glue shapes or images onto the central pop-ups. Paper Engineer: Dorothy Yule Pop-Up Mechanism/Style: Double-sided accordion with simple pop-ups Paper: 80 lb. indd 46 TEXT 1/6/14 9:10 AM 1/6/14 9:23 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups #175 DTP: 216 Page: 46 s 6 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 47 Pop-Up City Skyline Author and book artist Paul Johnson has devised numerous lightweight collapsible structures by studying cellular packaging structures.

Indd 53 TEXT step 3: collapse the robot Turn the robot over, fold the sides in, and collapse the robot body flat, making sure that all of the tabs are showing and that the circular arm tabs are folded as well. step 5: attach the arms Apply glue to the forward-facing triangle on one of the arm tabs and attach the appropriate arm, pushing the end of the arm up against the robot’s body. Repeat with the other arm. Your robot is ready to move! indd 54 TEXT 1/6/14 9:12 AM 1/6/14 10:27 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups #175 DTP: 216 Page: 54 s 4 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 55 Bloodroot Plant Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis), gets its name from the bright red dye that can be made from the plant’s root.

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