Inventive Wire Weaving

Author: Susan Barzacchini
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co
ISBN: 1627004963
Format: PDF, ePub
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Wire jewelry has been around for centuries and never goes out of style. Wire weaving techniques simply evolve to incorporate the newest materials and trends. All-new Inventive Wire Weaving: 20+ Unique Jewelry Designs focuses on the timeless techniques of wire weaving, wrapping, coiling, and capturing, plus texturing metals and wire. Using these evergreen techniques, designer and instructor Susan Barzacchini showcases metal, beads, lampworked elements, cabochons, and found objects in interesting, beautiful wire jewelry. Whether they use fine silver wire or copper, jewelry makers will be able to create artistic and unique pieces they'll be proud to wear. Each project includes clear and easy-to-understand photos and step-by-step instructions from an experienced wire weaving instructor. Styles cover a wide range of tastes, from delicate and feminine to bold and unusual, and many projects include variations for even more personalization. These artistic necklaces, pendants, earrings, and cuffs will appeal to intermediate wireworkers looking for new project ideas.

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Author: Syne Mitchell
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428518
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, is easy to master, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover! Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics — how to select a loom, set it up, and get started — to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results. Begin by exploring a variety of weave structures, including finger-manipulated laces, tapestry, and color play with stripes, plaids, and multicolor yarns. Then move on to more complex designs and irresistible projects, from pillows and curtains to bags, shawls, and even jewelry. Explore warp-face patterning, weft-pile weaving, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, shadow weave, and the textural effects you can create with different yarns and with wire and conductive thread. Everything you need to know is here, with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure success.

Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry

Author: Firor Kaska
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000879
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Weaving Freeform Wire Jewelry is a guide to understanding and using wire weaves to create 20 beautiful freeform jewelry projects. With a tight focus on five wire weaves—over-under, over-over, coiling, looping, and circular weaving — the reader will learn by making rings, pins, earrings, pendants, clasps, and bracelets. Author Kaska Firor offers a wonderful variety of symmetrical and asymmetrical designs to inspire the budding wireworker, in addition to showing the evolution of wirework design from simple to complex for more advanced jewelry-makers.

Timeless Wire Weaving

Author: Lisa Barth
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000771
Format: PDF, ePub
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Timeless Wire Weaving focuses on developing wirework skills through 13 projects using three classic wire weaving techniques: coiling, wrapping, and weaving. The projects are built around a focal cabochon and incorporate seed beads and crystals in imaginative ways. Designers will be able to make the jewelry shown in the book, while also using the techniques learned to create innovative jewelry pieces of their own.

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Author: Syne Mitchell
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429727
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Rigid-heddle weaving is a simple technique to learn and master but offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover. Covering all the basics—from how to select a loom to initial setup and starting techniques—Weaving Large on a Little Loom also introduces a wide variety of techniques. Beginners will be excited by the range of projects they can do, while more experienced weavers will be surprised and delighted by the author's exploration of tapestry, warp-face patterning, weft-pile weaving, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, shadow weave, and creating textural effects by experimenting with different types of yarn and even weaving with wire and conductive thread.

Creative Beading

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Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627000011
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Creative Beading showcases more than 80 wonderful projects and fresh ideas selected from the pages of Bead&Button magazine. From easy strung bracelets to sleek crocheted bead ropes, there’s a project to excite and inspire everyone.

Woven in Wire

Author: Sarah Thompson
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1632506246
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Weave - Sculpt - Transform Break through the boundaries of traditional wirework jewelry to discover the world of intricate possibilities in Woven in Wire. As you weave, sculpt, and transform wire, award winning jeweler and wirework instructor Sarah Thompson guides you through the steps of achieving spectacular wearable art. Follow along as Sarah shares: Wire weaving fundamentals and her most prized techniques, helping you become a distinguished wire artist. Mastering form and symmetry as you create ornate necklaces, rings, bracelets, pendants, and earrings. The final steps to becoming a wire-weaving master--dismantling and reassembling the woven components for truly transformative jewelry designs. As you work through the techniques and designs in Woven in Wire, your artistic power will grow, your skills will advance, and you will have the confidence to create your own intricate breathtakingly beautiful designs.

Wire Wrapping 101

Author: Katie Hacker
Publisher: Hot Office the Press Incorporated
ISBN: 9781597761048
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides information on supplies, tools, and techniques for making jewelry based on coiled and shaped wires, and outlines a variety of different projects, most featuring beads.

Jewelry for the New Romantic

Author: Nealay Patel
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 0871164272
Format: PDF
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Author Nealay Patel’s distinct sense of style and color appeals to crystal lovers looking for inspiration and new design ideas. Readers learn to use weaving, wire-working, and other creative techniques, like stitching with crystals and beading wire, to create ten truly unique jewelry sets. Beading wire is easy to find and use with little investment; it is also very forgiving and can be reshaped as many times as necessary. Clear step-by-step instructions and thorough, easy-to-follow photos and illustrations are included for each piece. Other chapters cover specific techniques such as crimping, creating a simple loop, working with thread, and opening and closing jump rings. These projects present a modern, Victorian-style look with a new twist.

Weave Wrap Coil

Author: Jodi Bombardier
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1596682000
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Weave, Wrap, Coil showcases a variety of techniques including weaving, coiling, wrapping, texturing, forging, and filing and offers way to truly create amazing combinations.