Free Tutorials

A summary and links to the tutorials I have posted throughout my blog for ease of navigation.  These tutorials are free because I believe in sharing knowledge to pass on the passion and knowledge of these techniques so they are not lost.






General Wire Working Notes - a companion to all my tutorials

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Creating a Basic Head pin from continuous wire.

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Create a spiral and then even a spiral head pin.

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Hammered clasp

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Starting a new wire to a project.

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Starting a new coiling wire to a project so it doesn't leave a scratchy point.

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Figure 8 coil, or double coil can be used for a fancier bail or just travel two wires to a different area of a project.

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Xwrap, or figure 8 across distance is also a fancy, easy wrap for a bail or to fill in gaps.  Can also hide ugly bits of wire too.

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Single coil - it's a spring, it's a bead, it's super easy.

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Bezel setting tutorial for any found object that produces a pendant.

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Coiled Bead Tutorial is a pretty bead on its own, or worked into a bigger project.

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Basket Weave Tutorial to add strength or texture to a project.

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For a few of these techniques, I was refused when asked to pay for knowledge.  So through trial and error I figured it out and now give this knowledge to you for free to pass on.



2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you Amanda for your generosity in passing on your knowledge. Much appreciated.

Rebecca Brooks said...

Yes, I second that!