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Make Earrings This Saturday!

Ornament Earrings

What are you doing this Saturday? Would you like to make a pair of earrings?                                                             Easy Earrings with WireKnitZ 20 minute technique demonstration beginning at […]

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TOHO Bead Challenge Participant Lorraine Wolak

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Lorraine Wolak takes on the 2014 TOHO Bead Challenge Lorraine Wolak was one of the lucky participants in the 2014 TOHO Bead Challenge during the annual Bead & Button Show in Milwaukee.  Each designer was given the same beads and asked to submit their completed designs in their personal style.  Lorraine was clearly up for […]

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April Showers Bring Mother’s Day May Flowers!

WireKnitZ Flower Earrings

Art Accents will host the first earring class on Saturday, April 25, from 11AM to 2:00PM.  Learn how to hand craft this beautiful pair of earrings for a special mother in your life!  Your earring kit will include WireKnitZ, Swarovski pearls, sterling silver headpins, wire and french ear wires.  Please feel free to bring your […]

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You’re No Fool! FREE WireKnitZ for all orders by midnight!

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WE’RE NOT FOOLING! TODAY ONLY!  ALL ORDERS receive 1 FREE meter of the WireKnitZ 1000 Series with every order placed before midnight ET TODAY – no minimum order required.  However, you could also take advantage of FREE SHIPPING with your $50.00 order.  Enter FREESHIP2015 at checkout! Do you have a color preference?  If so, please […]

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Celebrate the Solar Eclipse with EXTRAS!

SOLAR FLARE NECKLACE

celebrate spring with The Solar Flare Necklace Kit and receive 1 EXTRA meter (40 inches) of the WireKnitZ 1000 Series for your experimentation through the month of March.   Why not develop your skills with a free EXTRA meter of WireKnitZ? In addition to this $11.20 value, take advantage of our free shipping by entering FREESHIP2015 […]

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Join me for Open Forum Saturday

WireKnitZ Lampshade

open forum saturday March 14, 2015                       This Saturday’s Open Forum at Art Accents from 10 AM until 3 PM, I’ll be making flowers, leaves and other shapes to embellish this sweet little lampshade.  I hope you will join me for an informal gathering of […]

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Open Forum Saturday – Date Update

Open Forum Saturday

Open Forum Saturday – Date Update This Saturday’s Open Forum at Art Accents has been postponed until Saturday, March 14, 2015 between 10 AM and 3 PM.  I hope you will join me for an informal gathering of crafting, sharing, learning and chatting about WireKnitZ tips, tricks and techniques.  Pull up a chair, make yourself […]

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The Luck of the Leprechaun – Special Offer

2106 Chartreuse WireKnitZ Spring Bow Tie

Lovely Greens – Leaf, Lime & Chartreuse 10% OFF during the month of March! Farewell Jack Frost…. … Hello cool spring! Enter Coupon Code: PATTY2015 and receive 10% OFF Leaf Green, Lime or Chartreuse colors in any of the 5 WireKnitZ Series!

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Open Forum Saturday at Art Accents

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Open Forum Saturday Please join me at Art Accents this Saturday,  February 7, 2015, between 10 AM and 3 PM for an informal gathering of friends learning, sharing, crafting and chatting up tips, tricks and techniques with WireKnitZ.  This Saturday I will be working on a Valentine’s Day bouquet of flowers for my new friend […]

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FREESHIP2015 – Ready for Valentines Day?

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 FREE SHIP 2015   In lieu of traveling this year, we’re offering free shipping on all US orders of $50 throughout the year! Please enter FREESHIP2015 at check out.   Open Forum Saturday Beginning February 7, 2015, join me at Art Accents one Saturday each month between 10 AM and 3 PM for an informal […]

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Day 5: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge

Around the D by Norma Melton

  #ArtJewelryChallenge Day 5 … The last day… What does this have to do with WireKnitZ?  It’s copper!  The Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge – Day 5… last day… In case you’re not familiar with the Challenge… When you are nominated, you post photos of your art jewelry for 5 days, and each day […]

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Day 4: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge

Bracelet by Norma Melton

Day 4: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge Challenge? When you are nominated, you post photos of your art jewelry for 5 days, and each day tag another artist to do the same. The Campus Martius Skate Bracelet from the Industry Collection was inspired by Detroit’s Campus Martius Park, where every year this historic park […]

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Day 3: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge

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  Day 3: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge What is this about? When you are nominated for the Challenge, you post photos of your art jewelry for 5 days, and each day tag another artist to do the same. For my 3rd day, I selected “Belle Isle Bloom” from the Industry Collection. Belle Isle […]

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Day 2: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge

The Motor City

  Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge – Day 2. What is this about? When you are nominated, you post photos of your art jewelry for 5 days, and each day tag another artist to do the same. The Motor City Necklace from the Industry Collection is featured here today. Living in Southeastern Michigan, the […]

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Day 1: Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge

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  Facebook 5 Day Art Jewelry Challenge – Day 1. In case you haven’t heard about this I thought I would explain as I understand its origin. Donna Greenberg Arts started this hoping to capture the diversity of art jewelry around the world.  When you are nominated, you post photos of your art jewelry for […]

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TUCSON Update: Christie Friesen & WireKnitZ

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TUCSON Update: Christie Friesen & WireKnitZ For those of you traveling to Tucson to take in the biggest bead and gem show extravaganza, WireKnitZ will be represented by The Great Create and notable polymer clay artist, Christie Friesen.  Please visit To Bead True Blue February 1 – 9 at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel.  As […]

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SAVE during the Happy Holidays!

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A note about 2015 I have had many inquiries regarding our travel plans for national shows and teaching in 2015.  Though I like to think I can do it all, it’s really not possible to do it all well and without risking my sanity!  😉  So, our focus next year is to improve your online […]

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The Winner of the WireKnitZ Hat Contest are…

AND THE WINNERS ARE

And the Winners are… Judith M Millinery Supply House Hat Contest with WireKnitZ Judith M Millinery Supply House hosted a WireKnitZ Hat Contest in celebration of their 20th Anniversary and to introduce WireKnitZ to the hat making community.  The two winners were determined on November 4th and are featured below.  Judith M and WireKnitZ posted […]

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It’s Time To Pick a Hat Contest Winner!

WireKnitZ Hat Contest

It’s time to pick the Judith M Millinery – WireKnitZ Hat Contest Winner on Facebook!   VOTE WireKnitZ Hat Contest   You may vote once daily from now until November 3rd. The winners for both the Facebook contest and the Professional contest will be announced November 4th. Good luck to all the participants!  http://ow.ly/DhhHw   […]

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LIKE US and Enter to Win!

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“LIKE” & “SHARE” us on Facebook “Like” us on Facebook AND “Share” us with your friends and you will be entered to win a WireKnitZ Kit of your choice!  For every 100 fans, a random generator will select one winner.  Winners will be posted on Facebook and in the KnitZnews.

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Introductory Kit Offer

Orbital Cuff Kit

New Orbital Cuff Complete Kit Introductory Offer! Many of you are familiar with the Orbital Cuff.  It is now available in 5 color ways with well written and photographed, step by step instructions that include cleaning and storage tips. Or, customize your kit by ordering the tutorial and all the materials separately. Enter Customer Code […]

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Urban Funk Necklace Kit

Urban Funk Necklace Kit

NEW KIT URBAN FUNK NECKLACE with Free Shipping Create the edgy, industrial chic Urban Funk Necklace with WireKnitZ® wire mesh and learn how to make organically manipulated corrugated wire cold connections. All materials are included with pages of color photographs and detailed written instructions demonstrating each phase of making this necklace as well as various […]

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WireKnitZ Hat Contest Hosted by Judith M Millinery

WireKnitZ Hat Contest

WireKnitZ Hat Contest hosted by Judith M Millinery Supply House Judith M Millinery celebrates their 20th year anniversary by introducing WireKnitZ to the world of hat making by hosting a contest using WireKnitZ as hat trim. There will be two winners. A Facebook Fan category winner, for garnering the most votes on Facebook, will receive […]

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Bead Bonanza – Sunday, March 16 – Southfield, MI

Bead Bonanza

You’re invited… Bead Bonanza ONE DAY ONLY Sunday, March 16, 2014 10am – 5pm Hosted by the Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild Over 50 vendors from around the country!  Ethic beads, lampwork and hand-blown glass, seed beads, semi-precious stones, findings, pearls, kits, Delicas, books, instructional videotapes, and of course, WireKnitZ! The GLBG show is the largest […]

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Classes by the Masters at Bead&Button Show

Spike Me! By Paulette Baron

Classes by Three Notable Artists Bead & Button Show May 28 – June 9, 2014 Register now and learn from the masters, Paulette Baron, Melanie Potter and Cynthia Rutledge! For class information, please click on the links below each photo. Spike Me! By Paulette Baron B141804 Wed. June 4 • 8:00am-3:00pm (with 1 hr. break) – (6 […]

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Tucson’s Tally and What’s Next…

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OMGoodness! We had such fun…. On the road to Tucson from the airport with my good friends and great traveling companions, Josie Kavanagh in the center and Helena Hatten, driving the bus!  I couldn’t do any of this without them…  Thanks girls, you know I love you! The Tucson Bead Show at the Windmill Inn […]

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Join WireKnitZ at The Tucson Bead Show

The Tucson Bead Show

The Tucson Bead Show Packed, shipped and ready to go! Find us in a new location this year… The Windmill Inn 4250 North Campbell Avenue Suite 130 Tucson, AX 85718 February 4 – 11, 10:00 – 6:00 daily There are over 300 artisan booths, galleries, merchant displays; and workshops taught by artisans, offering instruction for […]

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What’s New? Our Location & Classes in TUCSON – Feb 4-9, 2014

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….Hello WireKnitZ® enthusiast!     Need a Gift? Would you like to give a WireKnitZ® Workshop to someone or perhaps to yourself?  We hope you will join us in Tucson, February 4 – 9, 2014 at the  Windmill Inn, our NEW venue, where we will introduce new designs, complete kits and offer workshops. Page down […]

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This weekend, Beads by Blanche hosts Cynthia Rutledge

Beads by Blanche

The clock is ticking… Register for this Friday’s December 6th class with Cynthia Rutledge at Beads by Blanche in Bergenfield NJ.  Call (201) 385-6225. Learn to make Cynthia’s Jacobean Floral Bracelet which evokes the floral style of early Jacobean embroidery but with a 3-dimensional contemporary take on traditional techniques. A central thistle/artichoke component made of […]

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A Thanksgiving Gift for you!

WireKnitZ Collage

Wishing my family, friends, WireKnitZ Team of enthusiastic helpers & designers and, of course, our customers a warm and joyful Thanksgiving holiday.  This is the perfect time to thank everyone for your continued interest and support by offering free shipping on all $50.00 orders, and a small WireKnitZ gizzy made by yours truly!  Enter THANKS2013 […]

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WireKnitZ® Classes at Art Accents

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  To preregister, please contact Art Accents at (248) 542-6683. For class questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call (248) 544-1911.  Scroll down to see class descriptions and details. This Saturday, October 19 – Orbital Cuff    Create this chic Orbital Cuff that is organically manipulated with crimped wire embellishments; no two are alike.  […]

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Cynthia Rutledge – Findings / Ann Arbor – Oct. 23 – 27

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Cynthia Rutledge Trunk Show & Workshops at Findings in Ann Arbor October 23-27! Jacobean Floral Bracelet evokes the floral style of early Jacobean embroidery but with a three-dimensional contemporary take on traditional techniques. A central thistle/artichoke component made of Peyote stitch; flat, flat circular and tubular ties a coiled tube of metal mesh together in […]

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BEAD BONANZA THIS WEEKEND!

Braided Cuff by Barb Klann, member of Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild

        presents BEAD BONANZA This Sunday ONLY, October 13, 2013 10AM – 5PM Great Lake Beadworkers Guild Show is the largest of its kind in the Metro Detroit area.   Admission is $5.00 with FREE surface and underground parking. See GLBG members Sheryl Lamarand’s and Barb Klann’s new designs with WireKnitZ®! Be sure […]

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Show this weekend!

Paulette Baron

G&LW Show this weekend! Cuff by Paulette Baron, 3-dimensional off-loom bead weaver. What’s happening: We will be attending the Detroit/Livonia G&LW Show starting this Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013!  This show is open to the public and you DO NOT need a sales tax license to attend!  Please join us in Suite […]

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Melanie Potter Teaches “Flora” in NJ

"Flora" by Melanie Potter

Melanie Potter arrives this weekend at Beads by Blanche September 7-8, 2013 Beads by Blanche 106 North Washington Avenue Bergenfield, NJ 07621 Email: beads.byBlanche@verizon.net Phone: 201.385.6225 Web: www.beadsbyblanche.com Workshops: Flora – 2 day workshop Inspired by the small flowers in African violets this floral necklace incorporates a variety of techniques and unique materials to create a wearable necklace […]

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Quilt Show Results & Pix!

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WireKnitZ® – new to the fiber world Here’s our story… We may have thrown some unsuspecting beading and jewelry artists’ a curve ball based on the last three newsletters sent earlier this month about the quilt show we attended in Grand Rapids, MI!  What is life without a few curves? My good friend, trusted cashier […]

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Rita Hammock’s Fiber & WireKnitZ Landscape

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                            Rita Hammock shared her impressionistic water landscape that she started with Molly Colegrove, at Sauder Village, on August 13. Rita used all kinds of fiber, new & vintage dyed wools, pantyhose, & WireKnitZ®. This may become a wall hanging, or she […]

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Leisa Rich – A Passion for Tactile

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Leisa Rich owner, maker, designer, curator, Visual Art Educator, Creative Entrepreneur Art Quilting is an art form that uses traditional quilting techniques to create art objects.  Not the traditional quilt, this quilt is generally either wall hung or mounted as sculpture.           When Leisa Rich responded to the artist call and […]

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Mixed Media Art Quilt by Jane Dunnewold

Art Quilt by Jane Dunnewold

This week we are showcasing the results of the WireKnitZ® “Call for Artists” posted April 22 on our Blog and Facebook: SEEKING SURFACE DESIGNERS, ART QUILTERS, LAYERISTS & MIXED MEDIA ARTISTS, in preparation for next week’s American Quilter’s Society Show in Grand Rapids, MI. Jane Dunnewold’s Art Quilt: “Dangling Conversation” Artist Statement: “I found WireKnitZ® […]

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Melanie Potter & Cynthia Rutledge – NEW Kits

"Flora" and "Jacobean Floral"

Melanie Potter & Cynthia Rutledge – Soon offer KITS with WireKnitZ! In just a few days beading and design experts Melanie Potter and Cynthia Rutledge will each unveil new kits — “Flora” and “Jacobean Floral”.  Kits will be available in four color palettes at the much anticipated Beads on the Vine Retreat July 25 – […]

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Savings & Win!

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WireKnitZ® celebrates this 4th of July with 20% Savings on all orders of $75 or more through Sunday, July 7! Enter code: FIREWORKS at checkout.   Going to the beach this 4th of July? What will you do with your beach glass finds?  Here’s an idea that wears as a scarf or a necklace.  Norma used […]

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Leisa Rich, MonaLeisa – The ExperiMENTAList

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You may remember a few weeks ago we put out a call for artists interested in incorporating WireKnitZ® in their artistic repertoire.  This call was inspired by our desire to exhibit at the American Quilt Society Show in Grand Rapids, MI this August.  We received several inquiries and selected a few to send parcels filled to […]

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WireKnitZ® is in full bloom!

Melanie Potter "Flora"

WireKnitZ® is in full bloom! Our days have been full of exciting news…. We are honored and tickled pink that notable beading artists Melanie Potter and Cynthia Rutledge have both created kits with WireKnitZ® and debuting this summer at Beads on the Vine Retreat hosted by School of Beadwork in beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA. […]

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WireKnitZ Weekend at Findings

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Trunk Show and Classes at This Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5 Join us on Friday for ongoing demonstrations… Register for classes… Learn manipulation techniques unique to designing with WireKnitZ® All skill levels are welcome. Saturday, May 4 10:00 – 1:00 Solar Flare & Festival of Flames Necklace 2:00 – 5:00 Orbital Cuff Sunday, […]

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SEEKING SURFACE DESIGNERS, ART QUILTERS, LAYERISTS & MIXED-MEDIA ARTISTS

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Have you tried knitting or crocheting with wire?   WireKnitZ® is the copper wire tubular knit offering your designs texture, pattern, color and structure. We are seeking art quilters, layerists and mixed media artists who wish to incorporate WireKnitZ® in their artistic repertoire.   For consideration, please send photos of your work, website and social media […]

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In Memory of Louie

Louie's Garden

This has been a difficult week here at WireKnitZ, Louie; my constant companion lost his battle with Diabetes yesterday.   He brought such love and joy into all of our lives and we will miss him terribly.  In memory of Louie, here are a few photos of him hard at work and enjoying the summer sun […]

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Tucson DAILY DRAWING, DEMOS & CLASSES

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In exactly two weeks we will be arriving in Tucson in preparation of the To Bead True Blue Show opening at 10 AM on Sunday, February 3!  We’ve planned DAILY DRAWINGS, DEMOS and CLASSES that will continue through Monday, February 11 at The Tucson Bead Show.  That frenzied adrenaline rush keeps us on our toes […]

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FREE Download with Purchase!

Solar Flare & Fesitval of Flames

Hello and Happy New Year! FREE Download with $75.00 Purchase! Let’s start the New Year with a Free Download. Purchase $75.00 worth of WireKnitZ® and other products and receive the Solar Flare & Festival of Flames dual Tutorial Free! Go to the “Kits” page and add this tutorial to your shopping cart. At checkout enter […]

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WireKnitZ Prepares for Travel

WireKnitZ Travel Containers

Are you traveling this holiday season with gifts made with WireKnitZ®?  If so, they may already be decoratively boxed and wrapped, but if you are like me and working on your projects right up until the last minute, then you’ll need to give consideration to transporting your works in progress, not to mention your personal […]

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A Bevy of WireKnitZ Bows

WireKnitZ Bows

 A bevy of bows made with love for gift or card embellishments.    The sculptural qualities of WireKnitZ® 3000 Series allows you to stretch pull and twist it to the limit to create these beautiful bows. Each color component started with a single layer scrap of wire mesh about 2 x 2″, or so.  Some […]

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Order Soon – WireKnitZ will be closed Dec. 20 – 27!

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Don’t put off ordering because before too long we will be gone for the holidays… December 20 – 27 Gift Ideas… “KITS”are now available for immediate download.  Our newest addition…  The Solar Flare & Festival of Flames Necklace is a dual three page tutorial with step by step color photographs.  Make the Solar Flare single […]

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Random Bag Results!

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WOW!  Jenni Gerstle certainly confirms that nothing goes to waste!!!  Jenni’s experimental collection of designs are truly stunning and we are thrilled to show what can be made using the demo scraps and pieces from our Random Bags.  Thank you for sharing your first photo results! We are anxious with anticipation to see your next […]

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