Saturday, November 15, 2008

Sew Charming: Fiber/Mixed Media Jewelry

Create your own Statement with fabric jewelry that isn't your everyday necklace or bracelet but something that is extra extraordinary!
With unexpected ribbons and materials. Fabric jewelry is profound in style yet virtually weight less in its construction.

In this workshop we will explore:
Fabric and Sewing Related Jewelry Projects combined with basic and unique wire jewelry construction.

Blistered organza flowers, fabric pillows and hearts will be covered as well as fabric altering such as dying and stamping, in addition to burning alongside the secrets of embedding hidden elements in your jewelry as well as hand bead work.

Discover a assortment of Wire jewelry techniques: Clasps & Closures, knotted head pins, coiled jump rings, double-loop links, wire-orb links, beaded links and 3 bead dangles along with antiquing will be covered. In addition we will focus on found objects, commercial and vintage chain and discuss ways that they may be altered and incorporated into your jewelry.

This class is suited to all levels; basic jewelry skills are helpful but not necessary. You will leave this workshop with at least one completed piece of jewelry if not more.

There is a one and two day version on this class.

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