Cord Knotting Tips: How Much Cord do I Need?

Cord Knotting Tip: How to figure out how much cord to start with for your knotted cord jewelry project. From JewelryTutorialHQ.com

Making knotted cord jewelry is tons of fun, but it’s somewhat unforgiving. If you make a mistake, it can be difficult to correct it if your knots are nice and tight like they should be. And if you run out of cord before you’re ready, well….there’s not much you can do about that, besides finding a creative way to incorporate your too-short piece into another design. These tips will hopefully save you a lot of time and heartache :) Check {Read More}

Essential Wire Wrapping Tools for Beginners

wire wrapping for beginners - jewelry making tools

One of the most common questions I get from readers is, “What kind of tools do I need if I want to get started making wire wrapped jewelry?” I know it can be extremely overwhelming, and there are a lot of choices out there when it comes to jewelry pliers and tools. But the good news is, you really only need 3 tools to be able to get started making wire jewelry and performing all the basic wire wrapping techniques! {Read More}

Wire Wrapping for Beginners: COMPLETE VIDEO COURSE!

Wire wrapping for beginners: learn to make beautiful wire wrapped jewelry from scratch with jewelry expert Jessica Barst from JewelryTutorialHQ.com!

Wire Wrapping for Beginners Do you want to learn to make beautiful, professionally finished wire wrapped jewelry? Then I’ve got something perfect for you – my new Wire Wrapping for Beginners complete video course is almost FINISHED! CLICK HERE for more info about this exciting new course :) I look forward to teaching you all my secret wire wrapping tips and tricks and helping you make gorgeous wire wrapped jewelry that you can wear, give, or even sell! ENROLL NOW!

DIY Knotted Cord Bracelet Tutorial {Video}

Knotted cord bracelet tutorial

In this video I’ll show you how to make this knotted cord bracelet from start to finish, including a simple sliding knot to make your bracelet an adjustable size that will fit just about anyone! You’ll also learn some great cord knotting tips and tricks – like how to prevent frayed ends while stringing and how to get your knots to land right where you want them to. These knotted cord bracelets are a great casual style, and so much fun to make. I hope you’ll enjoy {Read More}

How to Set Snaps in Leather

how to set snaps in leather

Ever wondered how to set snaps in leather? I have two great options for you! In the first video, I demonstrate how to set snaps in leather using Dritz Snap Setting Pliers and decorative faux pearl snaps. This method will work on thin leather (I am using a scrap of leather that is 1 mm thick, salvaged from an old handbag) as well as on denim and other fabrics. The second video is from my friend Margaret at Hearts and {Read More}