Kellerra
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How can I efficiently make the loops for chain mail or small chain crafts?
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there are a few ways to make rings/loops on your own. If you're just starting out you might want to consider buying ready-made rings in the appropriate size and gauge in a project kit. You would be ...

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How can I smoothly flatten select parts of a wire design?
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The flat parts of the wire are achieved by using a curved face chasing hammer and a hammering block. The chasing hammer has a slightly convex surface that makes those nice smooth transitions from the ...

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How to starch crochet snowflakes (and other lace items)?
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This question is difficult to answer without knowing exactly what your finished unstarched piece looks like. Even with a lot of "extra" stitches in each row you should be able to eventually create a ...

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How important is hand/finger position in fiber crafts?
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The finger positioning—actually the way the yarn loops around the fingers—controls the overall tension of the yarn. Think of it like the path the thread takes on a sewing machine—all those ups, downs ...

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How do I get my jewelry wire to be the right stiffness?
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Most of the wire I see in the stores today is mostly copper or something bonded to copper and it's usually dead soft. Here are some tips and tricks I have learned over time: Hammering: A regular ...

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