Hot Connections Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook of by Jennifer Chin

By Jennifer Chin

The artwork of soldering—permanently becoming a member of steel parts with a torch and solder—can open up a brand new global of inventive chances for jewellery makers.
In Hot Connections Jewelry, award-winning jewellery fashion designer Jennifer Chin courses you thru each step, from making a choice on a torch to simple suggestions like sawing, submitting, and riveting, in addition to extra complicated ideas like growing floor textures, atmosphere stones, and utilizing inlay.
With 23 in-depth classes and 15 gorgeous initiatives, in addition to inspiring examples from contributing artists, Hot Connections Jewelry is your crucial advisor to unleashing your creativity and self belief in jewellery making.

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Sew these segments onto the 11/2˝-wide strips of Fabrics 5, 2, 4, and 3. Make the quarter-square triangle Big Tiles (page 8). Use 11/2˝-wide strips sewn into 2 sets each of Fabrics 2 and 3, and Fabrics 4 and 5. Cut the sets into 16 segments 11/2˝ wide in each of the 2 color combinations; then make the tiles from the segments. Make the corner triangle Big Tiles (page 10). Use 13/4˝-wide strips of Fabric 1 and 1˝-wide strips of Fabrics 6, 7, 8, and 9, sewn into 2 sets each of Fabrics 1 and 6, Fabrics 1 and 7, Fabrics 1 and 8, and Fabrics 1 and 9.

Press. Stitch the blocks and sashing together in rows. Press. 1 Merry Go Round block placement diagram and tiles 2 3 4 5 A Plain Big Tiles (8) 2 tiles each of Fabric 2, Fabric 3, Fabric 4, and Fabric 5 B Half-square triangle Big Tiles (28) 3 tiles each of Fabrics 1 and 6, Fabrics 1 and 7, Fabrics 1 and 8, and Fabrics 1 and 9 2 tiles each of Fabrics 2 and 8, Fabrics 3 and 6, Fabrics 4 and 9, Fabrics 5 and 7, Fabrics 6 and 9, and Fabrics 7 and 8 C D 1 tile each of Fabrics 1 and 2, Fabrics 1 and 3, Fabrics 1 and 4, and Fabrics 1 and 5 E Quilt instruction steps continued from page 55.

1½˝ × 23½˝ 1. Cut the fusible fleece or Fusible Volume Fleece into the following pieces: 1 piece 18˝ × 30˝ for laptop protective cover bag insert 18˝ × 30˝ 36˝ 1 piece 6˝ × 36˝ for interior pocket section 18˝ × 44˝ 8˝ × 6˝ 1 piece 6˝ × 8˝ for interior pocket section 1 piece 3˝ × 6˝ for fastening flap on laptop pocket 3˝ × 6˝ Fusible fleece cutting diagram 2 pieces 11/2˝ × 231/2˝ for bag handles 1 piece 11/2˝ × 351/2˝ for shoulder strap MAKE THE BAG Seam allowances are 1/4˝ unless otherwise noted.

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