This instructional metalsmithing video demonstrates how to knit the spiraling chainmail pattern. This spiral pattern is useful for some chain link bracelets and necklace forms. Don't forget to use a quality set of pliers to save your hands some trying metal bending work.
Chainmail a Spiral Pattern
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to knit the chainmail box pattern. Use a quality set of pliers to knit this chainmail box pattern for complex chains. Use different widths of wire to make smaller or larger box patterns.
In this bead-weaving video tutorial, there's a quick way to create a beaded rope with different size seed beads, and this video will show you the simple pattern needed to create this wonderful stitch. Learn how to do the spiral weave stitch for jewelry-making by watching this ...more
Learn all there is to learn about yarn from Naztazia... watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet spiral scrubbies with a pattern. The pattern for crocheting a spiral scrubbie comes from Judith Prindle. These crocheted items are great for beginners and advanced users ...more
The Byzantine pattern is a variation on the box chain pattern, it just has two extra links per unit. This tutorial shows you how you can make a string of chainmail using this beautiful pattern, that you can eventually turn into jewelry.
It's as easy as 2,3,4,5,6,7...what happened to step 1? This is Chthonic chainmail at its finest. This instructional metalsmithing video will help you in making your very own chain mail vest using a four in one European chainmail pattern. After going through the basic process o ...more
This tutorial is a variation of the traditional European 4 in 1 pattern and uses a 6 in 1 chain. Using this method uses more links, but gives you greater coverage and creates a much fuller look for the whole piece.
This tutorial shows you how to make pieces of chainmail jewelry by using the Persian style - also called the woven-V style. This is a simple pattern that builds off the tradtional four in one style, which you can use to make any number of jewelry pieces.
This ornament can be challenging for a novice, but rewarding for everyone who takes the time to complete the project. With its notably awkward and fascinating texture, you will be sure to impress all who see this. Supplies Paper Scissors Tip A4 letter size paper or 8 1/2" ...more
Watch this short 3d animation of rings forming into a chainmail pattern to learn how this chainmail pattern holds together. This four in one metalsmithing pattern seems complex at first, but after thinking it through once or twice, the linking pattern should come quite naturally.
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to weave a European chainmail pattern. You can expand this pattern to make a costume for your local Renaissance festival. This is also known as the four in one chainmail pattern.
Fold paper in 1/2. Fold in half again into a square. Fold in half again, & again into a square about 1/16 of original size. Unfold paper. Fold marks divide paper into 16 small squares. Make 2 diagonal folds in each direction to form a big X in paper. Position paper with inside ...more
Friendship bracelets are the most personal testaments to a good friend that you can make. Celebrate your friendship while creating a work of art that will last a very long time by weaving together this friendship bracelet with an "S" spiral. Please know that this bracelet tut ...more
1) First mark your intended cut lines - in this case follow a circular/spiral pattern. All cutting should be done with something like a pumpkin carver. 2) Make a floral pattern cutting out small circles resembling the center of a flower and its separate petals. 3) Cut larger " ...more
The video begins with a photo of Miley Cyrus with her curly wavy hair. The hair stylist then begins to demonstrate the process to create that same hair style on a subject. She begins by brushing the subject’s hair and then sprays some heat protecting spray onto the hair. The n ...more
In this video Jennie shows us how to make a perfect spiral paper rose. All you need for this is a piece of 6X6 inches of paper, scissors, some glue and, if you really want to be creative, some ink. For starters you're going to need a 6X6 inch piece of card stock. Jennie chose ...more
Chainmail is a classic accessory. It is a symbol of strength, royalty and the famous uniform of a knight. This two part tutorial will show in depth how to make the 4 in 1 pattern. This is the first basic pattern in chainmail, but with practice you will soon be maikng 6 in 1 an ...more
This metalsmithing video segment shows how to speed weave Byzantine chainmail.The Byzantine chain is a popular metal weave pattern for supple and flexible necklaces, bracelets, and other pieces of jewelry. This video assumes you know how to construct 2x2 chainmail units.
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to make a chainmail cube. This is a simple pattern that takes a long time to complete, but creates an impressive design that differs from jewelry and armor chainmail projects. This metalwork cube is satisfying to hold in ones hand.
Tailoring isn't just for fabric! To have the best chainmail shirt, that doesn't pull or hang too losely, you'll want to tailor it. Tailor your shirt around curves by slightly altering the pattern of your weave, and this video demonstrates how.
Simple pattern for various useful macrame projects. In this pattern we used Square knot and Spiral knot. See more patterns: http://goo.gl/adarWX Video: .
Hello there, hippies! In this article, I will show you the simple process that I and my friends use to create our own tie-dyed clothing with a minimum of time and trouble. You can tie-dye just about any piece of cloth, from shirts and pants to towels and tablecloths...and each ...more
Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to ...more
This video shows the viewers how to create a wicked spider pattern on a tie dyed shirt. Our instructor starts by demonstrating on a square piece of fabric. Start by folding your shirt in half sleeve to sleeve. Next, choose the placement of your spider design by picking the twi ...more
Learn how to make plastic costume chain mail for all your LARPing and Halloween needs. 1 Purchase enough 12" silver binding coil from the displayed suppliers for your project. 2 Using needle nose pliers, cut the rings as shown in the video. Make sure that there is plenty of ov ...more
This little ring is a frequently used chainmailing tool. The ring tool substitutes for a pair of pliers, and works for about eighty percent of chainmail patterns. Watch this metalsmithing video to see how the ring tool is used.
Crocheting in stripes of different colors doesn't need to be difficult; it just takes a slightly different technique than crocheting in spirals. Picking up this technique will open up options for new and different crocheting projects. Learn how to crochet in a stripe pattern b ...more
We've seen lots of interesting inspiration for cake decorating, including trees, purses, and polar bears, but never a vase. In this video tutorial you'll learn how to craft an impressive cake inspired by Wedgewood pottery. Wedgwood is a pottery firm started by Josiah Wedgwood ...more
Writing secret notes with lemon juice was one of my favorite pastimes as a child. All it took was a small flame to lightly scorch the paper and reveal the hidden message. Now that I'm tall and pay bills, lemon ink just isn't exciting enough anymore. Luckily, we can use another ...more
I loved my Lite-Brite as a kid. There was just something about using those little multicolored pegs to make my own designs, and it's not exactly a secret that kids love anything that lights up (LED sneakers, anyone?). So how do you combine the old-school fun of Lite-Brite with ...more
One of the golden rules to cooking a Thanksgiving turkey is to place it on a roasting rack before it goes into the oven. Missing this step and cooking it directly on the pan will burn the bottom of the bird, resulting in overcooked, dry meat. Don't Miss: Unlock Your Oven's Se ...more
Lemons, limes, and even oranges compliment a wide variety of both food and drink: gin and tonic, poached salmon, shrimp cocktails, fajitas, and so on. And you can easily step up your hosting game by making citrus garnishes: a presentation that is both elegant and interesting. ...more