By Amy Butler
Celebrated clothier Amy Butler brings her clean, smooth type to the undying craft of stitching. during this lavishly illustrated choice of styles, she offers greater than 25 fascinating initiatives starting from comfortable ground cushions to clever aprons to classy purses. Lush photos encourage, whereas how-to illustrations and simple textual content (minus the complicated stitching lingo) make it a cinch to accomplish fantastically complete tasks. moreover, Amy deals considerate tips about discovering and treating new or classic materials, an easy-to-navigate ideas part, and a word list and source consultant at again. even if it's stylish placemats and napkins for the kitchen, a sumptuous kimono-style gown for the bathtub, or convenient organizer baskets for the house place of work Amy Butler's In Stitches makes it effortless to create appealing add-ons for each room and each temper.
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Bend one end of the wire close to the bead at a 90degree angle. STEP D: Wrap the wire up and around the round-nose pliers to form a loop. ) STEP F: Using flat-nose pliers, grasp the loop and continue wrapping the wire three or four times around itself. Sherrie Chapin. Courtesy of Blue Moon. Sherrie Chapin. Courtesy of Blue Moon. Sherrie Chapin. Courtesy of Blue Moon. STEP C: Place your round-nose pliers at the bent area. STEP G: Cut away excess wire with wire cutters, and press the end flat with flat-nose pliers.
Without applying pressure, wrap the wire around peg 3 so that the wire rests adjacent to the hole for peg 4. STEP F: Add peg 4 to your pattern. Without applying pressure, wrap the wire around peg 4 so that wire rests adjacent to the hole for peg 5. Courtesy of Gary Helwig, WigJig. STEP A: Cut a 4¾" segment of 18- or 20-gauge round wire. ) STEP B: Using your round-nose pliers, make a “P” loop in the end of the wire segment, sized to fit over one of the pegs on your jig. ) When making your “P” loop, start with the flush cut end of your wire segment.
Round-nose pliers • Flat-nose pliers • Wire cutters • For antique finish (optional): Liver of sulfur, steel wool pad extra fine 000, rock tumbler • For more information on liver of sulfur, see page 48. Caution: Always follow manufacturer's directions when using Liver of Sulphur. Designer: Sherrie Chapin Finished Size: Adjustable, 16" to 18" Expense: $50 to $100 Expertise: Beginner Time to Complete: A day 49 CUTTING THE CHAIN AND WIRE Sherrie Chapin. Courtesy of Blue Moon. Sherrie Chapin. Courtesy of Blue Moon.