By Giuseppina Cirincione

Bend, form and sew Your inventive Urges Into Expressive Works of Art!
Dig out your craft provides and mud off that forgotten stack of scrapbook papers. within the pages of Bent, certain, and Stitched, the writer of the wildly renowned Collage misplaced and Found indicates you ways to chop, glue and stitch your solution to dimensional university works as targeted as you are.
Whether you're a college artist prepared for brand spanking new ideas or a paper crafter seeking to increase your abilities, reinventing your art is simple with entire step by step pictures and directions for twenty tasks, together with playing cards with ornamental sewing-machine sewing, a pendant carrying a photograph photograph on curb plastic or even a photograph stand for showing your favourite snapshots. You'll study to:• comprise discovered items into specific jewellery items utilizing basic equipment even novices can master.• utilize your stash of paper and rubber stamps, with clean innovations to redesign your paintings arsenal with no purchasing a thing.• customize your paintings with the aid of twine letters and exceptional shapes.• upload fascinating texture to paper tasks with stencils, sewing and sophisticated sparkle.Let Bent, certain and Stitched enable you placed a brand new twist in your inventive expression, beginning this day.

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With the tip of chainnose pliers, grasp the wire directly above the bead. Bend the wire (above the pliers) into a right angle. 2 Using roundnose pliers, position the jaws in the bend. 3 Bring the wire over the top jaw of the roundnose pliers. 5 Position the chainnose pliers’ jaws across the loop. 6 Wrap the wire around the wire stem, covering the stem between the loop and the top bead. Trim the excess wire and press the cut end close to the wraps with chainnose pliers. 4 Reposition the pliers’ lower jaw snugly into the loop.

5 Use a 6mm jump ring to attach a clasp to one side of the necklace. Use a 6mm jump ring to attach an extender chain to the other side of the necklace. Use an 8mm jump ring to attach a Swarovski drop to the end of the extender chain. 3 Make a lark’s head knot (Basics, p. 31) with a double length of leather cord through each strap end. 1 Use a pair of 8mm jump rings to connect one end of each strap assembly (Close-up) to the crystal ring. 2 Use assorted linked jump rings to attach assorted crystal drops to the center crystal ring.

Tail. Position the crystal at the top and between the two rings (the notches in the two rings should line up). String the long/working end of the wire through the large opening in the rings, and string the wire through the same crystal again. String the wire through the two rings again, string a crystal, and position the crystal in the next set of notches. Again, string the wire through the ring and back through the crystal just added. Continue to add crystals, always stringing twice through each crystal.

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