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WEEK 2 - WORKING WITH TRIMS

REPLAY OF WEEK 2 LIVE WEBINAR

NOTE FROM NICOLE: This is mainly an audio recording with Q&As during the second half. Apologies that there is silence for the first 90 seconds as I didn't realise the mute button was on!

SECTION 1 - MASTERCLASS

INTRODUCTION TO TRIMS - DESCRIPTION, USAGE, FINISHING AND SAMPLE INSPIRATION

  PART 1 - INTRODUCTION

PART 1 - INTRODUCTION

  PART 2.1 - RIBBONS - INTRODUCTION

PART 2.1 - RIBBONS - INTRODUCTION

  PART 2.2 - RIBBONS - HOW TO MAKE A BOW

PART 2.2 - RIBBONS - HOW TO MAKE A BOW

 
  PART 2.3 - RIBBONS - HOW TO MAKE NECKLACE BACKS

PART 2.3 - RIBBONS - HOW TO MAKE NECKLACE BACKS

  PART 3.1 - CORDS - INTRODUCTION

PART 3.1 - CORDS - INTRODUCTION

  PART 3.2 - CORDS - FINISHING

PART 3.2 - CORDS - FINISHING

 
  PART 3.3 - CORDS - SAMPLE INSPIRATION

PART 3.3 - CORDS - SAMPLE INSPIRATION

  PART 4.1 - TASSELS & POM POMS - INTRODUCTION

PART 4.1 - TASSELS & POM POMS - INTRODUCTION

  PART 4.2.1 - POM POMS - INTRODUCTION

PART 4.2.1 - POM POMS - INTRODUCTION

 
  PART 4.2.2 - POM POMS - SAMPLE INSPIRATION

PART 4.2.2 - POM POMS - SAMPLE INSPIRATION

  PART 4.3 - TASSELS

PART 4.3 - TASSELS

  PART 5.1 - OTHER TRIMS - FEATHERS & FUR

PART 5.1 - OTHER TRIMS - FEATHERS & FUR

 
  PART 5.2 - OTHER TRIMS - MISCELLANEOUS

PART 5.2 - OTHER TRIMS - MISCELLANEOUS

  PART 6 - FABRICS

PART 6 - FABRICS

  PART 7 - FINISHING TRIMS

PART 7 - FINISHING TRIMS

SECTION 2 - MASTERING THE TECHNIQUES

PROJECT 1 - BOBBLE & CORD NECKLACE

  MATERIALS WALKTHROUGH

MATERIALS WALKTHROUGH

  VIDEO TUTORIAL - PART 1 - NECKLACE TOP

VIDEO TUTORIAL - PART 1 - NECKLACE TOP

  VIDEO TUTORIAL - PART 2 - NECKLACE BOTTOM

VIDEO TUTORIAL - PART 2 - NECKLACE BOTTOM

MATERIALS

  • 1m x gold-plated 9mm curb chain

  • 0.5m x navy pom-pom trim

  • 0.5m x Swarovski 32pp round extended crystal cupchain

  • 60 x 4mm faceted round glass or crystal beads in siam (red)

  • 0.5m x 8mm natural cotton twisted cord

  • 86 x 6mm faceted round glass or crystal beads in honey (yellow)

  • 73 x 6mm gold-plated metal discs

FINDINGS

  • 2 x 3-strand slide lock clasps

  • 4 x 3-hole 6mm spacer bars (gold)

  • Beading wire (49 strand, 0.019") in gold colour

  • Crimp tubes

  • 4mm crimp covers

  • 3mm round jumprings (gold)

  • 4mm round jumprings (gold)

  • 6mm round jumprings (gold)

  • 6x4mm oval jumprings (gold)

  • 8mm round jumprings (silver)

  • 10mm round jumprings (gold)

  • 2 x 8mm cord cap (gold)

  • 2 x headpin (gold)

TOOLS

  • Chain nose pliers

  • Curved nose pliers (or another pair of chain nose pliers)

  • Round nose pliers

  • Side or Flush cutting pliers

  • Crimping pliers

  • Tweezers (optional)

PROJECT 2 - PEARL & TASSEL EARRINGS

  VIDEO TUTORIAL - PEARL & TASSEL EARRINGS

VIDEO TUTORIAL - PEARL & TASSEL EARRINGS

MATERIALS

  • 2 x 12mm Round Swarovski Mystic Black Crystal Pearl

  • 2 x 8mm Swarovski crystal rondelle bead (silver)

  • 0.25m x Black Fringe (16cm long)

FINDINGS

  • 2 x 8mm gold cord cap

  • 2 x 6mm gold metal discs

  • 2 x gold headpin (no thicker than 21 gauge)

  • 2 x 12mm fancy gold bead cap

  • 2 x gold earring fish hook

TOOLS

  • Chain nose pliers

  • Round nose pliers

  • Side or Flush cutting pliers

  • Super Glue