Some of the most common knots used in jewelry making are the overhand, surgeon's, adjustable and square knots. The best way to tie a knot when making jewelry depends on the project and materials being used.
Jewelry knots are used for beading and macramé projects. In beading, knots are used to separate delicate beads such as pearls and to keep all the beads from sliding off the string if the strand breaks. For best results, string beads on nylon, silk or satin cord according to "Jewelry Making & Beading for Dummies." To tie the knot between beads:
If single strand knotting is too difficult or time consuming, string all beads on two strands. Tie knots between beads using the two strands. Some jewelry-making purists call this cheating, but it's a fast, effective way to create pretty bead strands.Learn More
To make a big hair bow, cut a large, long rectangle of fabric. Fold both ends of the fabric in so they meet in the center and sew into place. Wrap a smaller rectangle of fabric horizontally around the middle to form the bow shape, and sew into place. Glue the bow onto a hair clip.Full Answer >
Discontinued Croscill patterns can be found at online shops such as Colorful Mart, Dealtime and Bed Bath Store. These shops feature numerous discontinued patterns for Croscill bedding sets. Some shops also feature discontinued curtains, bed sheets and decorative pillows.Full Answer >
Joseph Marie Jacquard invented the Jacquard loom, which was a mechanical loom, in 1801. Other looms include the dobby loom, the backstrap loom, the foot-treadle floor loom and the horizontal ground loom.Full Answer >
Palm fronds can be used in a variety of craft projects, like making Halloween masks and roofs for forts. They can also be folded using origami techniques or can be useful as tools, such as paint stirrers and homemade baskets.Full Answer >