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Orbital Cuff

Orbital Cuff Kit
by Norma Melton

Size: 2 1/2-inches wide and sized to fit. Skill Level: Dexterity & wire wrapping experience are helpful, but not necessary.

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“Urban Funk Necklace”
By Norma Melton

Make up to a 24” Necklace
Skill Level: Dexterity is necessary & wire wrapping experience is helpful.

Create the edgy, industrial chic necklace with WireKnitZ® wire mesh and learn how to make organically manipulated corrugated wire cold connections. Color photographs and detailed written instructions will demonstrate each phase of making this necklace as well as various closure options, cleaning and patinating tips, keeping your Artwear safe and sound.

The kit contains:

  • 2 – 9 inch #4004 Stainless Steel Coarse Knit WireKnitZ® knitted wire mesh – I recommend using #4004 Stainless Steel WireKnitZ® for the clasp eye because it is an uncoated, sturdy bare wire.
  • 1 – 9 inch #5000 Series Medium Knit WireKnitZ®
  • 22 1/2-Ft. 20 gauge craft wire (35-Ft. Spool in kit)
  • Detailed Photographed Instructions

Tools & Supplies you will need:

  • Scissors for cutting WireKnitZ®
  • Heavy Duty Tube Wringer for corrugating craft wire
  • 1/4 to 3/4-inch diameter hard dowel approx. 12-inches long – See dowel substitute at right.
  • Wire Cutters
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Chain Nose Pliers
  • Large Wrap and Tap 13-16-20mm Pliers or approx. 13mm dowel
  • Small Wrap and Tap 5-7-10mm Pliers or use round nose pliers
  • 1-inch wide Painters Tape or Artist Tape
  • 2 – T-Pins
  • Measuring Tape – min. 5 ft.
  • Tablecloth or soft surface
  • Safety Glasses

Item: Urban Funk Necklace Kit – Black
Price: $64.00

Urban Funk Necklace Kit – Black

Item: Urban Funk Necklace Kit – Copper
Price: $64.00

Urban Funk Necklace Kit – Copper

Item: Urban Funk Necklace Kit – Brown
Price: $64.00

Urban Funk Necklace Kit – Brown

 

Tutorial Only
The Urban Funk Necklace tutorial is printed in full color on single sided, high quality, 8 ½ x 11” paper. There are eight pages of written instruction with step by step photographs as well as cleaning tips and storage suggestions. We ship in a USPS Priority Mail cardboard envelope so it will arrive to you in perfect condition.

Item: Urban Funk Necklace Tutorial
Price: $25.00

Urban Funk Necklace Tutorial

To customize your necklace, you will need the following:

2 – 9 inch #4004 Stainless Steel WireKnitZ®
1 – 9 inch #5000 Series WireKnitZ® color of your choice
22 ½ Feet 20 gauge craft wire (best to purchase 35-Ft. Spool for corrugating practice)

 



“Solar Flare Necklace Kit”
By Norma Melton

Written in collaboration with my trusted friend, Sheryl Lamarand.
Make up to a 24” Necklace
Skill Level: Basic Beading Skills, dexterity and knowledge of 3-strand braiding.

Fun & flirty for social gatherings or classic & elegant for a professional appearance! Create the Solar Flare Necklace by stretching, twisting and manipulating the copper wire tubular mesh. Color photographs and detailed written instructions will demonstrate each phase of making this necklace as well as various closure options, cleaning tips and storage suggestions, keeping your Artwear safe and sound.

The kit contains:

  • 3 meters 1000 Series WireKnitZ
  • 18 – 14mm Swarovski Pearls
  • 25 – 4mm Swarovski Pearls
  • Miyuki or Toho Seed Beads
  • Detailed Photographed Instructions

Tools & Materials you will need:

  • Scissors
  • Wire Cutters or Thread Burner
  • Chain or Flat Nose Pliers
  • Beading Needle
  • Straight Pins
  • 4 lb. FireLine® Braided Bead Thread
  • Artist, Painters or Masking Tape
  • 1 – Knitting Needle – Size 9 – 12
  • Bead Mat
  • Tape Measure
  • Ruler

Item: Solar Flare Necklace Kit – Classic
Price: $79.00

Solar Flare Necklace Kit – Classic

Item: Solar Flare Necklace Kit – Spring
Price: $79.00

Solar Flare Necklace Kit – Spring

Item: Solar Flare Necklace Kit – South Beach
Price: $79.00

Solar Flare Necklace Kit – South Beach

Item: Solar Flare Necklace Kit – Autumn
Price: $79.00

Solar Flare Necklace Kit – Autumn

Tutorial Only
The Solar Flare Necklace tutorial is printed in full color on single sided, high quality, 8 ½ x 11” paper. There are thirteen pages of written instruction with step by step photographs as well as closure options, cleaning tips and storage suggestions. We ship in a USPS Priority Mail cardboard envelope so it will arrive to you in perfect condition.

Item: Solar Flare Necklace Tutorial
Price: $25.00

Solar Flare Necklace Tutorial

To customize your necklace, you will need the following:

3 meters of the 1000 Series WireKnitZ® colors of your choice
Eighteen 14mm Pearl s ***
Twenty five 4mm Pearls ***
4lb. Fireline braided bead thread!



Lady Fiona Bracelet       KitPPLF-Champ

“Fanciful Felted Lady Fiona Bracelet”
Designed and written by Pat Pawlowicz

WireKnitZ®, in conjunction with needle felting artist and author Pat Pawlowicz of “A Fistful of Felt”, is proud to introduce this mixed media bracelet kit. The perfect blending of textures—wool, metal and dichroic glass come together to create this spectacular bracelet kit with easy-to-follow written and illustrated instructions.

Kit includes: WireKnitZ®, dichroic glass cabochon (no two are alike), Miyuki beads, wool, foam felt board, felting needle, Big Eye needle, thread, E-6000 adhesive, tube clasp (a.k.a. slide clasp), all stored in a self closing box to make it easy to carry with you wherever you go!  The instructions are printed on 8.5 x 11” glossy paper with large color photos, clearly illustrated beading instructions, detailed written instructions held in a clear sleeve, which makes storing in your notebook a snap!  Just add scissors and a spoon…yes a spoon…and you’re ready to begin!

Item: KitPPLF – Lt. Gold
Price: $45.00

Fanciful Felted Lady Fiona Bracelet – Lt. Gold

Item: KitPPLF – Champagne
Price: $45.00

Fanciful Felted Lady Fiona Bracelet – Champagne