Jewelry

Braided Necklace

From the scraps of embroidery floss, with some wire woven in, and then attached to a leather piece, with a basic necklace chain.

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Braided Necklace

From the scraps of embroidery floss, with some wire woven in, and then attached to a leather piece, with a basic necklace chain.

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Leather Drawn Necklace

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Leather Drawn Necklace

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Beaded Swatch Necklace

Using a piece of beadwork I had done back as a teenager, I attached the square swatch to a few metal loops and a metal chain to make a necklace.

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Beaded Swatch Necklace

Using a piece of beadwork I had done back as a teenager, I attached the square swatch to a few metal loops and a metal chain to make a necklace.

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Scrap Jewelry

At the knitting festival in Pittsburgh a few months ago, they had free tutorials teaching us how to make long scrap necklaces from all the extra bits of yarn they had.  I made a few, I really love the colors,

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Scrap Jewelry

At the knitting festival in Pittsburgh a few months ago, they had free tutorials teaching us how to make long scrap necklaces from all the extra bits of yarn they had.  I made a few, I really love the colors,

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Polymer Clay Tutorial

Alice sent along this series of 12 instructional videos on how to make Polymer Clay Designs.  It’s by Elena Samsonova, spoken in Russian, which if you’re not into, doesn’t matter — the hands explain it all.  All 12 videos can

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Polymer Clay Tutorial

Alice sent along this series of 12 instructional videos on how to make Polymer Clay Designs.  It’s by Elena Samsonova, spoken in Russian, which if you’re not into, doesn’t matter — the hands explain it all.  All 12 videos can

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LP Vinyl Earring Stand

There are three cupboards worth of vinyl LPs (and curiously only one 45 rpm, The Beatles, side a Let It Be, side B, You Know My Name (Look Up My Number)). I am going to mobilize them somehow. The first

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LP Vinyl Earring Stand

There are three cupboards worth of vinyl LPs (and curiously only one 45 rpm, The Beatles, side a Let It Be, side B, You Know My Name (Look Up My Number)). I am going to mobilize them somehow. The first

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To Do: Ribbon and Washers Necklace

I love household goods going incognito as jewelry, especially when they’re as discrete and cheap as this ribbon-and-washers necklace from the designer Annie Albers.  I am going to scout around the house later today for more objects I can string

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To Do: Ribbon and Washers Necklace

I love household goods going incognito as jewelry, especially when they’re as discrete and cheap as this ribbon-and-washers necklace from the designer Annie Albers.  I am going to scout around the house later today for more objects I can string

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To Do: Vinyl Record Bracelets

Since all of the 12 record players in my vicinity are officially deceased, maybe it is time to melt and wear all the LPs.  Or just take a few Gordon Lightfoots out of circulation, I’m sure no one will notice. 

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To Do: Vinyl Record Bracelets

Since all of the 12 record players in my vicinity are officially deceased, maybe it is time to melt and wear all the LPs.  Or just take a few Gordon Lightfoots out of circulation, I’m sure no one will notice. 

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