Lampwork Etc.
 
Send a PM to CorriDawn!

LE Live Chat

Enter Live Chat

No users in chat


Olympic Color Rods

Caber Light


 

Go Back   Lampwork Etc. > Library > Tutorials > Free Tutorials

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #31  
Old 2011-12-07, 11:08pm
Kevan's Avatar
Kevan Kevan is offline
Entropy increasing....
 
Join Date: Nov 12, 2005
Location: In a box of paints
Posts: 25,080
Default

Very cool, thanks for sharing, Sharon!
__________________
"I am an artist… I am here to live out loud." Emile Zola
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 2011-12-08, 12:02am
Diane Woodall's Avatar
Diane Woodall Diane Woodall is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 27, 2005
Location: Limestone, TN
Posts: 1,534
Default

Great idea Sharon, and the suggestion to bend the wire into an earwire for an instant earring...brilliant! I think I'll make some this weekend.
__________________
Diane Woodall

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 2011-12-08, 7:11am
ksglass's Avatar
ksglass ksglass is offline
FireandFibers
 
Join Date: Nov 02, 2005
Posts: 340
Default .

Here are my poppy headpins:
Attached Images
 
__________________
Elizabeth
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Fire & Fibers Website:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 2011-12-08, 8:17am
glasshobbit's Avatar
glasshobbit glasshobbit is offline
Somewhat out there!
 
Join Date: Aug 26, 2009
Location: Esko Minnesota
Posts: 735
Default

Such a pretty bouquet.
__________________


Julianne
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 2011-12-08, 9:07am
Three Muses Glass's Avatar
Three Muses Glass Three Muses Glass is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 23, 2005
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 4,260
Default

These are really fun! Kalera is right, you can get so much more detail and designs on these without worrying about the wire melting. Yay! I'm off to do some more.
__________________
Rebecca
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 2011-12-08, 9:16am
SuzyQ's Avatar
SuzyQ SuzyQ is offline
sunscreen me baby
 
Join Date: Jun 05, 2005
Location: Exeter, NH
Posts: 17,496
Default

Love the poppies! I just made a couple little murrine ones to test the technique. I am thinking these would be fun little post earrings for teens.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
~
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 2011-12-08, 11:07am
loribeads's Avatar
loribeads loribeads is offline
rainbowchasingtimewaster
 
Join Date: Jun 10, 2005
Location: Willow Glen, CA
Posts: 4,461
Default

Sharon, THANK YOU for the tutorial! I couldn't wait to try it out.
Here's a crappy photo. I didn't want to move them around too much because they are still curing.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Lori Peterson - Try telling a Dachshund no and you will understand the true meaning of futility.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*f
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 2011-12-08, 11:28am
Kalera's Avatar
Kalera Kalera is offline
I'm a lilac!
 
Join Date: Jun 09, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,793
Default

Cute... I love them!
__________________
-Kalera

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 2011-12-08, 11:43am
loribeads's Avatar
loribeads loribeads is offline
rainbowchasingtimewaster
 
Join Date: Jun 10, 2005
Location: Willow Glen, CA
Posts: 4,461
Default

Thanks Kalera!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Lori Peterson - Try telling a Dachshund no and you will understand the true meaning of futility.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*f
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 2011-12-08, 11:50am
ksglass's Avatar
ksglass ksglass is offline
FireandFibers
 
Join Date: Nov 02, 2005
Posts: 340
Default

Thanks Suzy and Julianne! I make mine a bit different than the tutorial....no gluing, just torched directly on wire.
__________________
Elizabeth
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Fire & Fibers Website:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #41  
Old 2011-12-08, 12:03pm
loribeads's Avatar
loribeads loribeads is offline
rainbowchasingtimewaster
 
Join Date: Jun 10, 2005
Location: Willow Glen, CA
Posts: 4,461
Default

Those poppies are amazing, Elizabeth!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Lori Peterson - Try telling a Dachshund no and you will understand the true meaning of futility.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*f
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #42  
Old 2011-12-08, 12:11pm
SharonP's Avatar
SharonP SharonP is offline
Flame Dames Rule!
 
Join Date: Jul 12, 2005
Location: Alameda, CA
Posts: 2,746
Default

GO LORI and ELIZABETH - those are really great!

And maybe we could post pics of how we use the headpins? Here are some of mine, all from several years ago. Recently all the headpins I've been making are for the steampunk compound beads (heads, hands, little bitty dicks, etc):
Attached Images
    
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Sharon Peters
New Bead Display Stands Available - pm me!

Specializing in Critters and Puns and other Cool Stuff...

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #43  
Old 2011-12-08, 12:19pm
Kalera's Avatar
Kalera Kalera is offline
I'm a lilac!
 
Join Date: Jun 09, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,793
Default

Little bitty dicks!
__________________
-Kalera

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #44  
Old 2011-12-08, 12:27pm
SuzyQ's Avatar
SuzyQ SuzyQ is offline
sunscreen me baby
 
Join Date: Jun 05, 2005
Location: Exeter, NH
Posts: 17,496
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kalera View Post
Little bitty dicks!
I know!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
~
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #45  
Old 2011-12-08, 2:59pm
echeveria's Avatar
echeveria echeveria is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 31, 2006
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 1,849
Default

I still have not seen the little bitty dicks!
__________________
Kathy
Reply With Quote
  #46  
Old 2011-12-08, 3:37pm
Tillie's Avatar
Tillie Tillie is offline
Miata and Sunshine! Yay!
 
Join Date: Aug 19, 2007
Location: Lower left coast of FL
Posts: 1,610
Default

I was waiting for those when I looked at the pictures, but alas....not a bitty dick in sight...sigh.....
__________________
I have enough money to last me for the rest of my life.....unless I buy something.
RED Mega Minor on Bulk propane and 2 5lpm oxycons waaaay high up in the mountains of SW Florida
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Contributing member of the EPIC FLOUNCE thread 2013
Proud member of YOU PEOPLE thread.
Reply With Quote
  #47  
Old 2011-12-08, 6:35pm
Beadbug's Avatar
Beadbug Beadbug is offline
Anyone need some spacers?
 
Join Date: Oct 08, 2005
Location: Pennfield, MI
Posts: 3,060
Default

I love the idea of making them on mandrels it would be so much cleaner. Thanks so much for sharing.

I made these flowers and leaves directly on 18g copper wire and them just wired them into the pendant and ear rings. It's quick and painless except for dealing the fire scale.

__________________
Tracy
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #48  
Old 2011-12-08, 7:15pm
Kalera's Avatar
Kalera Kalera is offline
I'm a lilac!
 
Join Date: Jun 09, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,793
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Beadbug View Post
I love the idea of making them on mandrels it would be so much cleaner. Thanks so much for sharing.

I made these flowers and leaves directly on 18g copper wire and them just wired them into the pendant and ear rings. It's quick and painless except for dealing the fire scale.

Very pretty!
__________________
-Kalera

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #49  
Old 2011-12-08, 7:24pm
SharonP's Avatar
SharonP SharonP is offline
Flame Dames Rule!
 
Join Date: Jul 12, 2005
Location: Alameda, CA
Posts: 2,746
Default

Lovely work, Tracy! I especially like the way you clustered them with the big endcap - cool!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Sharon Peters
New Bead Display Stands Available - pm me!

Specializing in Critters and Puns and other Cool Stuff...

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #50  
Old 2011-12-09, 5:47am
JavaGirlBT's Avatar
JavaGirlBT JavaGirlBT is offline
A True Woofer
 
Join Date: Jun 13, 2005
Location: the land of nod
Posts: 3,895
Default

I made a bunch of flowers on copper wire and to shine it back up, I'd soak them in white vinegar and then scrub the wire with a green scrubbie thing.
__________________
Ellen

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #51  
Old 2011-12-09, 9:27am
cgbeads's Avatar
cgbeads cgbeads is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 28, 2005
Location: Sanger, Tx
Posts: 3,552
Default

Oh bother, I'm putting in a request to the Wizard to just change me into Sharon Peters.

-D
__________________


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Donna Felkner -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
-
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
-
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
-
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #52  
Old 2011-12-09, 9:27am
Kalera's Avatar
Kalera Kalera is offline
I'm a lilac!
 
Join Date: Jun 09, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,793
Default

I used pickle on the ones I made yesterday... perfectly clean and pink! I am thinking about using a little patina solution on them for an antique copper finish.

I had so much fun making them that I'm going to make 36 more today!
__________________
-Kalera

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #53  
Old 2011-12-09, 10:59am
SharonP's Avatar
SharonP SharonP is offline
Flame Dames Rule!
 
Join Date: Jul 12, 2005
Location: Alameda, CA
Posts: 2,746
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cgbeads View Post
Oh bother, I'm putting in a request to the Wizard to just change me into Sharon Peters.

-D
You don't want to do that... you'd have to do the diet in January!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Sharon Peters
New Bead Display Stands Available - pm me!

Specializing in Critters and Puns and other Cool Stuff...

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #54  
Old 2011-12-09, 10:59am
SharonP's Avatar
SharonP SharonP is offline
Flame Dames Rule!
 
Join Date: Jul 12, 2005
Location: Alameda, CA
Posts: 2,746
Default

Pictures, Kalera - we need pictures!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Sharon Peters
New Bead Display Stands Available - pm me!

Specializing in Critters and Puns and other Cool Stuff...

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #55  
Old 2011-12-09, 11:05am
Kalera's Avatar
Kalera Kalera is offline
I'm a lilac!
 
Join Date: Jun 09, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,793
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SharonP View Post
Pictures, Kalera - we need pictures!
Soon! It might take me a while, I'm always about a week behind on this sort of thing. Maybe I should just take a pic with my phone...
__________________
-Kalera

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #56  
Old 2011-12-09, 11:17am
Kalera's Avatar
Kalera Kalera is offline
I'm a lilac!
 
Join Date: Jun 09, 2005
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,793
Default

OK, here's a terrible awful phone pic! I'll take better pics on Monday...

__________________
-Kalera

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #57  
Old 2011-12-09, 7:05pm
Parrotise's Avatar
Parrotise Parrotise is offline
Bead Imp
 
Join Date: Jun 23, 2005
Location: Under a Little Rock
Posts: 1,131
Default

Sharon, you're the bestest!!!! Thanks for sharing!
__________________
Vicki

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #58  
Old 2011-12-09, 7:32pm
zen-mom's Avatar
zen-mom zen-mom is offline
"Sinners have soul too"
 
Join Date: Jun 26, 2005
Location: The beachy part of So Cal
Posts: 4,217
Default

Dang it... I keep planning on making some of these then forgetting once I get to the studio! I need to make myself a note
__________________
Donna

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
* Me On
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
  #59  
Old 2011-12-10, 6:24pm
Three Muses Glass's Avatar
Three Muses Glass Three Muses Glass is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 23, 2005
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 4,260
Default

Sharon, I love those earrings! And the ones on those little springs, so cool!
Tracy, those are really pretty!
Kalera, those came out great! 36?!? Wow!
These took me a couple days. It's not all I did but still....
Just before epoxying. I knew I wanted dangles for a bracelet and earrings so I just went ahead and did loops.
__________________
Rebecca
Reply With Quote
  #60  
Old 2011-12-10, 6:31pm
Eileen's Avatar
Eileen Eileen is offline
Loving learning
 
Join Date: Oct 11, 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 11,123
Default

Really nice Rebecca! Did you glue both ends of the wire in the mandrel hole?
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:02am.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Your IP: 54.234.13.175