Dance a Little JIG with Brenda SchwederWednesday May 9, 2012
Brenda Schweder is back for another inspiring 90 minute class, demonstrating her technique for creating wire jewelry.
Ms. Schweder is known for her wire wrangling techniques, turning yards of simple steel wire into fashionable and fabulous creations.
Get tips and techniques for how you can get started or increase your skills with this inexpensive material.
Learn to set up a jig, and create a unique urban influenced cuff, plus Brenda demonstrates how to use her own jig available for purchase.
Learn to create lots of interesting links in no time with a hand-made jig.
Brenda will demonstrate the steps to make this urban chain link cuff.
See how to create your own special "
Learn to bend and connect wire to make a selection of classic chains.
COVERED IN THIS CLASS:
• Getting started wrangling steel wire
Learn to master the art of forming rings, circles, and right angles with steel wire
Creating a “chain link”patterned cuff
How to create today’s urban Chatelaine
Construction and assembly of the“honeycomb” pattern linked chain
PLUS ways to add your mixed media elements to personalize your piece
Brenda Schweder is a jewelry designer, author, teacher, and creativity coach. she has written three do-it-yourself books: Steel Wire Jewelry (Lark Jewelry & Beading), and Junk to Jewelry and Vintage Redux (Kalmbach Publishing Company). Her designs and fashion jewelry forecasts have been published over 100 times in books and magazines, including: Chains, Chains, Chains, each of the 30 Minute Jewelry series, Art Jewelry, BeadStyle, Wirework, Step by Step Wire, Steampunk Style Jewelry,BUST, and various others. Schweder pens Creative Minds for Wirework magazine and is a CREATE YOUR STYLE with Swarovski Elements Ambassador.
Visit her website at www.BrendaSchweder.com and catch her on Etsy, Facebook and Twitter.