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George Hutchinson
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white spiral bangle 4138
This little bangle is another project exploiting the possibilities of a common modern material PVC plastic. This design tales advantage of PVC's ability to take and hold a shape when heated as well as the polished finish made with a cotton buffing process. ...

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walnut one button tapestry weave handmade cuff bracelet 4125
I really like the color of this walnut brown dye batch so naturally I'm using it in these tapestry weave cuff projects. There are two innovations here: 1. The loops have one leg near the center of the weave which makes for a more secure grip on the button. ...

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blue and purple tapestry cuff 4128
 Using a 10 strand warp this design has a center of dark blue cotton with alternating triangles of blue inset along the edge. A pair of buttons and loops secure the ends. The weave is a simple over-under plain weave throughout. Made on a loom. the tutorial ...

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Grey blue multi weave tapestry cuff bracelet 4124
This cuff uses three different colors and two different we ace patterns to achieve the contrasting textures. The center is an open double strand weave where the weft is not compressed leaving the warp cords exposed in the checkerboard pattern. The darker bl...

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multi color rainbow string weave cuff 4121
This cuff really is made with string - the variegated color of the weft comes from the use of dyed cordage that has been unwound exposing the color gradient within each of the yarns. These pieces of partially dyed cotton yarn then are used in a tapestry wea...

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rose and walnut cotton double tapestry weave cuff 4117
What makes this design different is the thicker ribs formed by the warp cords. The colors are a combination of red and black walnut dyed cotton string. The warp is black polyester cord. Button is a custom made poly clay two hole disc with a textured surface...

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Finishing the weave - String weave tapestry bracelet tutorial part 8
Part 8: Finishing the weave When the gaps are full of cord use the tapestry needle to bury the end this time in the center of the weave. Leave about 1" and draw the string carefully through the weave until the slack is gone. Use enough force to firmly compa...

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Adding a second color and finishing the weave - String weave tapestry bracelet tutorial part 7
 Part 7: Adding a second color and finishing the weave In this example a second darker color weft string is used to add interest to the design. The weaving is the same technique as before using a new segment of cord. Start by burying the new weft in the exi...

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red grey walnut tapestry weave cuff bracelet 4127
 The range of colors in this cuff runs from a dark walnut brown to a bright red. The warp cords are black polyester which emphasizes the color. Eight strand warp creates a generous width a pair of "tails" extending from the loop side. The buttons are custom...

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blue ocean string weave tapestry cuff bracelet 4126
 Using a wider 10 strand warp array allows for bigger areas of color and more pattern variations. Each warp cord is expressed by the wrapping creating a subtle ribbed or stacked effect. This cuff is made with two custom poly clay buttons that have been over...
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