|Making Fabric Jewelry / Marthe Le Van|
NY: Lark, c2012.
This month I'm going to be featuring some craft books with quick, easy, but also nice last minute gift potential projects in them. This is a book I've had on my shelf for quite a while, and I think there are many fun ideas in it, from extremely simple to a bit more complicated.
You can start with the covered button bracelet, which is exactly what it sounds like. (image on the 20+ projects bubble on the front cover). Get a bunch of button forms, cover them with adorable scraps, and string them together into a bracelet.
Or go a little bigger with a wire wrapped teardrop earring which requires more materials and more expertise with wire work.
You can even transfer images to fabric and use those to make brooches and gewgaws! I'd love to try that one.
There are some familiar ideas, like a... [read more]