1: Diamond Ikat Cane
2: Faux Coral Heishi Beads
3: Purse Shaped Charms
4: Using Bead Cones
Well another month has gone by and the Volume-040 Back Issue Videos have now been added to the Polymer Clay Library. If you missed your chance to see these tutorials as they were released each Friday during the month of September, now is your chance to add them to your collection as a convenient bundled package.
Today’s photo shows thumbnail images for the 4 videos included in this Vol-040 Package:
Video-040-1 Diamond Ikat Cane: Some designs are just so darn beautiful that they stand the test of time. Such is the case with Ikat Fabric. Some experts believe Ikat Textiles have been around since the 6th century, and still to this day, they are very popular in fashion and home decor. In this surprising simple cane tutorial, you will learn how to recreate a complex Diamond Ikat Pattern in polymer clay. Useful for so many polymer clay bead and jewelry projects, this cane design also lends itself beautifully to the third tutorial in the Vol-040 series, Purse Shaped Charms. In fact this cane is so versatile, you’re going to want to create several of these fabric canes in tons of different color varieties!
Video-040-2 Faux Coral Heishi Beads: According to many sources online, some of the hottest Jewelry Trends of 2011 are dramatic, layered and earthy. Popular materials include mixed metals, stones, bone, wood, coral, chains and pearls. The colors are both spicy and exotic… as well as soft and cool. The neat thing about polymer clay is that it can mimic just about any material, even organic materials such as Bone, Jade, Wood and even Coral. In this tutorial you will learn to make your own version of Red Coral Beads. And… you will also learn a fast and easy technique for making your own hand cut Heishi Beads from any polymer clay faux technique that you choose. So really this awesome tutorial is a 2 for 1 with thousands of bead possibilities!
Video-040-3 Purse Shaped Charms: Do you love purses and handbags… but your collection is just getting too big? Love shopping and all things fashion? Know a girl with a Barbie that could use a few purses to match her cute outfits? Then this awesome Purse Shaped Charm Tutorial is for you! Now you can make your own mini fashion accessories to match your favorite purses, that you can wear anytime you like. These tiny handbags are so adorable you will want to hang them from bracelets, cell phones, necklaces and even from the momma purses. They are so cute you may want to whip up a few for Barbie and her friends… ‘Cuz honestly, a girl can never have too many purses!
Video-040-4 Using Bead Cones: When making multi-strand jewelry, you need something that’s going to hold everything together neatly. Bead Cones are perfect for the job! There are tricks to using bead cones that give your jewelry a clean and professional look. That’s what this tutorial is all about. How to use Bead Cones in your jewelry making projects. Something that every aspiring jewelry designer needs to know!
Also included in this Volume-040 back issue package, are the A-Series recipe cards from the Viburnum Palette.
To read feedback from members who have already benefited from the videos and recipes in this Vol-040 back issue package, click here: Diamond Ikat Cane | Faux Coral Heishi Beads | Purse Shaped Charms | Bead Cones
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If anyone else would like to add a review for any of the videos or color recipes in Volume-040, I would love to hear from you. Or if you have not yet purchased this back issue and have a question, ask away. In either case, use the comments section below.