Saturday, September 14, 2013
While Walter's Away....
The elephant is not fastened in place. Just a trial.
I used #5 pearl cotton and a twig from one of the rosemary bushes in the yard.
I was trying to decide if I liked it or not, so I took a break...Bad decision...
It took me all of ten minutes to learn how to do it and a lot longer to get it right.
It is simply looping wire around and around, but the trick is getting the loops even.
This was one long piece. It can be cut anywhere, trimmed and used.
After it is finished, you run it through a sizing block with different holes in it to make it smaller and longer.
I didn't happen to have one of those, so I used adjustable pliers and winged it. It doesn't look too bad. It would look a lot better if I had a proper block.
I am now trying to talk myself into going back to macramé.... Trying.... This is too much fun.
Back to work.
See you tomorrow.