By Melissa Manley
Jewelry Lab makes use of brevity to ignite a fondness for operating the metals procedures and studying approximately all of the methods steel can be utilized. It offers aspiring metalsmiths and jewellery makers the way to research primary concepts that's quickly and enjoyable. as well as the elemental abilities corresponding to sawing, drilling, soldering, and completing, the publication covers texturing, etching, rolling, coloring, patinas, forming, connections, findings, solders, bezels, rivets, and different experimental techniques. This isn't a venture booklet; relatively, it's an approachable, unintimidating workbook that breaks metals techniques down into very particular experiments, resembling texturing or plastic deformation of steel, with out aim in brain except to adventure how steel strikes. Readers learn how to comprehend extra approximately steel, tips to grasp it, and achieve a deep, considerate underlying appreciation for strategy and procedure, turning into entranced with finely crafting gadgets with nice care.
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Extra info for Jewelry Lab: 52 Experiments, Investigations, and Explorations in Metal (Lab Series)
Cut the lps on the untied end and ﬂuff out the pom-pom. Trim to desired size. Tie pom-poms evenly spaced around bottom edge of poncho (approx every 3–4 rows). fringe Cut 6"–7" (15–18cm) strands of yarn for fringe. The number you cut will depend on the number you place between each pom-pom. Take 1–2 strands to place between each pom-pom, folding the strand so one will be longer than the other. Place a bead on the end of each strand and tie a knot to secure. Rep this around entire the poncho. Weave in the ends.
Front neck edge Lower sleeve insert will be loose and will be seamed on each side to upper sleeve sides later. indd 57 7/2/08 10:31:15 AM left seam and left sleeve Sew left side seam of sweater same as right side seam. Turn sweater over so back is facing. Work left upper-sleeve piece and left underarm insert same as for the right sleeve. Sew upper sleeve to lower sleeve: (Right sleeve) Turn sweater inside out. With RS tog, sew each side of lower sleeve to each side edge of upper sleeve. Sew A to A and B to B.
Row 3: Work same as Row 2, ending with last dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. adding elastic to neck edge Rows 4–10: Rep Row 3, 7 times more. End off after last row. attaching straps to dress Gather short ends of strap with yarn and yarn needle to measure approx. 2" (5cm) wide (or the width of sc section at top of dress, above bust area). Secure yarn with knot so it will stay in place. With RS tog, match up gathered ends of strap with the side edge of top where Beg in back, tie black elastic to any st on neck edge, leaving a 3" (8cm) tail.
Jewelry Lab: 52 Experiments, Investigations, and Explorations in Metal (Lab Series) by Melissa Manley