By Karen Karon
Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!
Jewelry artists will take pleasure in a set of latest, less-common weaves and difficult tasks that motivate and educate.
Author Karen Karon starts by way of reviewing simple chain maille weaves on the way to set the level for the extra advanced weaves during this e-book. She explains suggestions wanted whilst operating past the fundamentals: equipment for final a weave, operating with micro earrings, operating huge scale, and utilizing substitute fabrics in weaves. The booklet is then divided into four sections, each one dedicated to a selected kind of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that comprise sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a notable influence. Sprinkled through the illustrated step by step directions for every weave strategy are invaluable information from Karen to assist be certain a stunning comprehensive piece.
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Indd 40 10/18/13 1:28 PM Gr andmot her’s Fan va r i at ion by Rebecca Loren Crazy Grandma by Rebecca Loren, 90" × 92", cotton Here, Rebecca describes how she was inspired to create her Crazy Grandma, an Amish pattern that she made new, using colors inspired by interior design. Her soft palette and use of asymmetry update and reimagine this pattern. I found this palette on Design*Sponge, and I used it to choose my fabrics. I matched the grays and tans to Kona Cottons (Charcoal, Ash, and Raffia), and expanded the pink to include purple and lavender.
Indd 31 31 10/18/13 1:27 PM p roj ect Jagged continued Sew the Pieces 1 32 Lay one 4½" × 22" strip of solid (tan) fabric on a flat surface. With right sides together, place one corner of a 4½" × 22" print (blue) strip on top, as shown. 2 3 Carefully stitch a line diagonally as shown. ) Carefully trim ¼" from the line. Press the seam open. 4 Repeat the above steps to make a total of 6 strips. 5 Trim each strip to 44", cutting off of the end with the print fabric. Assemble the Pieces Quilt the Layers 1 Lay out the strips together according to the diagram.
2 Attach sides to denominators, numerators, and switchers. In the photograph (left), A, B, C, and D mark the pieces of background fabric that you attach in this step. • Cut approximately thirty 2½"-wide strips of background fabric (cut from selvage to selvage). 3 Attach the bar to the numerators. Use a rotary cutter and ruler to straighten the bottoms of the numerators. Cut 1½"to 2"-wide strips of the bar fabric with the rotary cutter. indd 49 49 10/18/13 1:29 PM Fraction Quilt c o n t inued of the blocks.