By Rebeca Mojica
<h2>Unchain your creativity!</h2>
Whether you're new to chain mail or a professional weaver, Chained will introduce you to the artwork of mixing steel bounce earrings into tricky designs, in a brand new approach. No different publication exhibits find out how to use such a lot of weaves in such a lot of methods, or supplies this historical artwork the sort of attractive and glossy twist. strategies as soon as used for armor now have a brand new lifestyles and will be used to create based adornments.
Open Chained and locate: * transparent, exact step by step pictures that may take you from establishing and shutting leap earrings to completing your first (or fiftieth!) project
* Easy-to-navigate "Weave in a Nutshell" innovations for plenty of weaves that would exhibit complex chain mail weavers the weave of a venture in exactly a couple of steps
* 22 appealing tasks plus dozens of adaptations, together with rings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants, every one with its personal ability point and time funding rating
* never-ending techniques: decide on your favourite shades, your favourite metals, customise the scale of your undertaking, and locate proposal so as to add your personal particular stamp to any piece of chain mail jewelry
assemble your pliers and lumps of leap jewelry and weave your strategy to appealing jewellery with Chained.
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Additional resources for Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time
If the image is blurred when painting over it in step 5, you most likely didn’t spray it with the workable fixative. Stop as soon as you see it is smearing. Let the medium dry, and spray it with the fixative again. Let it set for a half hour, and then try to affix it with acrylic medium or glue. indd 40 4/15/09 12:58:46 PM Iron-On Sheets We use ink-jet t-shirt iron-on transfer sheets that can be found at fabric and office supply stores. We find that brands vary. LIMITATIONS The transfer size is limited to the size of the printer feed.
An iron also makes the image flatter. This transfer can be sewn easily. han d me dow n | Dress made with muslin, stencils and plastic heat transfer ARTWORK BY DARL ENE OLIVI A M C ELROY Materials iron sandpaper thin towels toner-based or magazine image spray bottle with water plastic wrap silicone paper scissors tip If you’re using a heat gun, tape the plastic wrap to the image surface and use slow, steady heat. If you are heavy handed, the plastic wrap tends to get burn holes. indd 45 45 4/15/09 6:14:42 PM 1 / Prepare image Place the chosen image on the towel.
If desired, you can use the scissors to cut the image paper into shapes. Using a paintbrush, adhere the shapes to the background with a medium or glue of your choice. the pattern again, it did show up. I WAS USING A PAINTED BACKGROUND AND IT MELTED WHAT HAPPENED? The heat from the iron can melt the paint if there is a thick layer. Try using a background that has a thinner layer 35 of paint. indd 35 4/15/09 12:56:44 PM Heat Tool We used a small round heat tool purchased from a craft supplier for this technique, but an iron you have at home will work just fine.