5 Jewelry Making Projects To Help Beat The Blues And Reignite Your Creativity

5 Jewelry Making Projects To Help Beat The Blues And Reignite Your Creativity

For a little while, it looked like the dark days of COVID were on the way out. Now we are seeing a resurgence. It is so easy to feel overwhelmed when the news never seems to be good. We have noticed the lovely people in our community struggling to enjoy crafts they have always adored. We think it is important to stay busy with hobbies you love. Engaging in a passion helps focus your mind and ke…
Beads And Buttons! Learn How To Use Buttons In Your Handmade Jewelry

Beads And Buttons! Learn How To Use Buttons In Your Handmade Jewelry

Whatever it is I think I see, becomes a beautiful  bead to me! Do you see jewelry components in everyday items? We certainly do. Buttons are one of the most versatile common items that can be used as beautiful beads. Button styles can range from pure function to ornate and decorative. Even the most boring buttons can have value when it comes to jewelry making. Buttons can be used…
Free Beading Project Idea: 6 Jewelry Designs Using Craft Wire And The Multi-Size Looping Tool

Free Beading Project Idea: 6 Jewelry Designs Using Craft Wire And The Multi-Size Looping Tool

6 Jewelry Designs Using Craft Wire And The Multi-Size Looping Tool Multi-Size Mandrel Wire Wrapping And Looping Jewelry Tool This amazing tool is a must have for anybody that works with Craft Wire. The multi-level loops on the head allow for a variety of projects. Whether you are making jump rings, connectors, s hooks, interlocking chain, ear wire, and more - this single tool has you cov…
Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel

Top 10 Kumihimo Projects From The Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel Kumihimo means 'gathered threads' in Japanese. It is a form of braiding. Kumihimo braids can be used to create decorative lace, cords, jewelry or clothing accessories. Historically, Kumihimo braids have been used in Samurai armor and weaponry. The braids were used as a functional knit for their armor pieces. Decorativ…