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Changing Leaves Earrings - Jewel Loom School Live with Tricia

Looming & coloring in the same project? Learn from designer Tricia Giazzon how to make some Changing Leaves Earrings. She teaches a Beautiful Pattern using Gorgeous Fire Polish, Tile Beads & Pearls. She also shows the new Designer Series Baltic Birch Earring Collection and How to decorate them, using an Ombre Effect with Colored Pencils. You will love this easy, but beautiful, project, and find yourself using these techniques in other projects.


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hi guys hi everyone welcome in welcome in I see we have a lot of folks here
coming in before we even started that's wonderful we always love to see you guys coming in and getting ready to to have
class so fun so what has been new with everybody how's everybody doing this
week um did you happen to see the um excuse me if you did you happen to see the soft
Flex live last night it was super fun to do with Jules and Sarah
um I did see some of my girls from on here of our girls on there and I was so
glad to see you and so glad for the support as always guys you're so wonderful to us
so um this week has been kind of uneventful for me which is the kind of week that I
like I've just been doing a lot of resting as usual um designing you know that kind of stuff
um I hope you all had a great week uh let me know what you were doing this week in the in the comments what are you
making this week what's you know some fun stuff that you came up with I love to see it
um don't forget guys uh to like and share our video always if you can share
it to your page it gives us a huge boost and we really appreciate that
so today we're going to make some changing leaves
earrings now these earrings I designed new using the new designer Baltic Birch charm set
and guys we this has been in the making for a little while
but Jules has knocked it out of the park on this one guys it is so gorgeous there's so much to work with and it is
just through the roof it's going to give you so much inspiration to do some fun
projects and that's what my inspiration was this week a couple of the charms out of that
um met out of that kit that little mix kit um so let me get here I have a photo
unfortunately the whole set did not make it to me in time this week it will be here Saturday so I'm hoping next week to
show you guys at all in person but I do have a poster or a poster
of it if you would like to take a look at it but this is our gorgeous set
that Jules has done for us and you can see there that we have the lotus flowers the
daisies with the three loops on the bottom that are so fun because on that
Daisy guys you could wrap and even on the Lotus anything that's open like that the heart you could wire wrap beads
around that just get some like three millimeter fire polish and just wire wrap it on like a frame and it would be
so gorgeous um so you can see we have our uh feathers there as well
and then which are really pretty and always a classic then we have our Suns
there in the middle those are also great to use for
um anything summertime I just think they're they can be used year-round it just depends on how you color them or
stain them but you can see there's three drone holes on the bottom of that so lots of options there guys
we have our crowns which are a new addition to our charms this is so
fabulous and so beautiful I am just tickled pink uh yes Jules has
shared um some of the charms here there with you all I uh that's great I'm glad you you were able to get your hands on
some um but and then we have this is what we're working with tonight our leaves
down here on the third row left and they are super pretty and a lot of
potential there with the open design of course butterflies because
um they just are gorgeous that's just plain simple you need to know about the butterflies I had to have butterflies
and then we have our beautiful hearts there again as I said you could dangle something in the middle you could wire
wrap it it would really make for a beautiful piece and then of course we have our sword and our Shield which is
so beautiful made the same way as the sun is with the three of the holes on the bottom so
guys you know you gotta get your hands on it because it's just so gorgeous and
so much potential as I said so here we are back let me get up to the comments
okay so everyone like that did you enjoy see how pretty those are so get your orders
said um they're ready to shoot um Jules Robert has them ready for
Jewels so they can be on their way so make sure you get in there and order them yeah the crowns too Maria I can't
even I'm so excited about the crowns I can't wait to make something with that so as I showed those to you um let's see
those Suns could be and focal no yes it could be a focal any of them could be a
focal you know you don't have to use them as earrings you could use them singly you know you could do a lot with
them they're really pretty so I'm gonna Hood go ahead if I can speak and turn my
camera down so we can go ahead and get started remember guys it'll be black for just a
moment but I haven't gone anywhere
yeah there we are okay so here's our setup
for tonight guys I have our beads and our gorgeous bead board over here ready
to go for our project we are using tonight we are using all six millimeter
beads but we're using them in some different shapes and styles first we have the six millimeter pearls that are
super super gorgeous six millimeter fire polish and six
millimeter tile beads now I have this this is all like a muted color uh play
here because I wanted our leaves to really pop out on our piece they're
gorgeous these beads are absolutely stunning but I wanted this to kind of be the pow you know so but you could also
do this bright to match the leaves or you can make the leaf neutral that'd be no problem that'd be really nice
so I'm using one millimeter hemp tonight guys 11 0's
and we're gonna need some ends slides for our ending of our pieces here of our
earrings and of course some ear wires we're going to use wildfire
and tonight I'm using the color beige I am I am almost out and I'm so sad so I
have to get some more of that but um we're going to use beige on it but of course use the colors you have use the
colors that you like yes I painted them Zach okay so well I didn't paint them
these are actually uh colored pencil guys and I'll tell you what I used it is
these prismacolor pencils they are like a higher end pencil that
you can get um look at Michael's or craft store or whatever they're not really really expensive but they are more expensive
than say like a kid set or something they have more Vivid colors than them so I do enjoy these for this kind of thing
or coloring in my adult coloring books all kinds of stuff so what I did here guys we're going to
color our leaves first so that's how we're going to start our project let me just move our beautiful earrings up here
so to start a project as I said we're going to color our leaves
and what I did is I picked out four colors that were pretty much in the same
color family so I took a darker a little lighter
a little lighter and the shades are kind of changing and then I went with like a muted mustard color that was me
personally but as you can see your options are endless in here for what you can do
and I'm sure we all have colored pencils at home but again guys there's a there is a great video I wouldn't say great
but I made it so I won't say that I'll be modest but there is a video up in the
school on how to paint or how to to treat your wood pieces and
I described in there three different ways to do it so if you want to look at that check that out so what I did
is I started with the darkest on top and I'm not going in real real heavy-handed
I'm just going down to about this first indent or this first leaf
spine or whatever you call those I know I'm not I I need to know words better but
and I'm just kind of coloring that in
a little bit at the top there I'm not going crazy with pushing on it
okay and if you do want a brighter you can use patina paints you can use alcohol
inks I know you girls have come up with some really fun ways to treat the
um the wood pieces beautiful okay so I'm going to go down this spine here and then I'm going to
get this one with the brown okay how's that just making sure that I have
it all covered the way I want to I use Crayola colored pencils they work great great Nicole glad to hear it honey
yeah use what you have absolutely I've never used the Crayola so I didn't know
you know what the quality was on those I have some really cheap ones here and they don't they don't do well at all so
I'm gonna go with the Tuscan red in here and I'm just going to kind of Go part way up into that brown as I'm working
down here I'm just kind of coloring up a little bit light-handed just to kind of blend it
down I know you all know how to color but I did want to share my technique on
this with you and I'm going to do the same thing on this side here and I'm going to color up this spine
and that's all right and I'm just going to work my way down
here that's all I'm doing take your time enjoy the process
just like looming take your time and enjoy the process so I'm just kind of lightly Feathering that up into that
brown and then just do the same thing with the next color
okay blending it up in there
and we want to make sure we need we leave enough room for our yellow so I'm
going to kind of give myself like a little barrier line there so I know where not to kind of go over that
okay and then up through those again
everything and you see how it's given like that
cool ombre effect kind of with it it's just really a fun look I think you
know so that I'm going to take the um
Goldenrod that's what that's called and I'm gonna do the same thing I'm gonna blend up into that
and pull it down thank you
okay up onto the spines blending in over here
I hope you can see that good enough guys so it's a basic technique you know just
using our colored pencils and being a little inventive as to how we use the colors so that's it that's his
basic as it gets there guys so what I did do on on mine is I just colored the
back just like a this burgundy color it's more of a I guess they're calling
it Tuscan red just to make it solid just to look at make it look finished now you
could go over this with a little bit of glaze uh Mod Podge resin anything like that
and it would give it like a really cool glossy appearance
and sew in your colored pencil for you so that's always an option I'm just going to work my way down here
coloring in these spines okay
fabric and once you get that finished you get both of your leaves colored we can go
ahead and start into our project so we're just going to do one right now I'll save that one for later for when I
make my second earring I'm going to put these back so I don't forget to do so later
I'm bad for that all right guys so now we're going to get
down to the nitty-gritty of things okay I'm gonna set our little earrings up here
I'm going to use the original Loom because you know she is my passion I just came what kind of pencil pencils
and brand these are just colored pencils sure um these are just colored pencils from
prismacolor and I got them at Michael's
those are the ones I like so yeah I hope that helps so we're going to put our rod in as we
always do guys and we're going to face the loom that way toward me into my
belly just a smidge and I've already adjusted my rods when you get your original
make sure that your rods go in and out smoothly if they don't take your pair of pliers and just barely nudge
your ends out okay do tiny increments at a time okay so I'm going to put this
into my tummy and I'm going to kind of give it a little Flex I'm going to put that bottom rod in and as I'm flexing it
up I want to get that just as little flexed as little as I have to because as
We Know flexible not bendable I think I tell you guys that every week
so I'm using the one millimeter hemp here and I'm gonna turn my loom over
put that out of the way and I'm going to wrap this one
millimeter hemp around twice and then tie off nice and snug
Maria did you have an incident I'm sorry I know honey I saw that don't give up on
it it happens to most of us so don't feel bad not most of us but some of us
and I get a little too aggressive myself sometimes so I'm just bringing that oh up up over
the top here and just laying it into one of my grooves doesn't matter where
as long as it's close to the left side and I want to put it in approximately the same place on the other side
okay then I'm going to kind of turn it sideways to grab that knob and make sure you don't grab your rod
with your hand and then we're going to leave four
uh grooves in between each warp so there's one two three four and then
we're gonna pull this across and you can see I laid my thumb there as I was counting that's to keep that tension
guys always keep your tension so as I'm picking that up I'm applying tension here and letting my thumb up
and I'm spinning the loom and again counting and leaving four grooves
okay this is a very simple earring we only have three
um four warps that make three lanes for us okay and I'm gonna do the same thing
here one two three four just making sure tension tension tension Bring It Around
and four let's see make sure one two three four I had an extra
okay and I'm just gonna grab that knob again and one more time so as always guys for
every um feed across you're going to have so say
if you want three beads across You're Gonna Want four rows of hemp okay there's always going to be a one more
row of hemp then you have beads so only have three there so I'm gonna pop this over just smidge
to give us our four and then bring it across
keep cracking me up my tongue and jar are always exhausted after warping I know you got to keep your tongue like a
certain way in your face too and there we go I got my four and then
I'm just going to come back to this knob on the back again guys and just wrap that around a couple times
and again I'm holding that tension I'm going to switch it out and take this off
to the one side and lay my finger on it sorry bouncing around there and then I'm just gonna
cut that I'm ready to tie it off okay let me put that up here out of the way
and so like we always do guys I'm gonna get that back around another time here
we're going to put this underneath let me just make sure we're good here
I'm gonna put this underneath all of the warps just stick this hemp end
underneath and then I'm going to bring it around and just tie a knot okay and I'm going to do that twice
okay and I'm just as I let my thumb up as I'm pulling because I still want to keep that tension
and I'm going to do it one more time just to make sure we're in good business and of course we have our Rod which will
tighten everything up for you a bit but I always like to get as much tension as I possibly can
on this part as well then you have a really nice work
all right so there's our second knot nice and snug so that's what both ends look like
okay and I'm just going to bring that back to my mat I'm going to do the offset push it back into my tummy and
now I'm going to flex it just a bit with my hand up here this is the hand I'm using to flex it
and I'm going to pop that Rod up yes I am well that's not coming out
easily so here's a trick guys if the first time you try it it doesn't come out easily spin
your loom and then try the other end so I'm going to do that again I'm going to push it into my tummy and there that one
popped right out so that's just a little tip if you're having any kind of struggles like that
so I already um threaded my needle I'm just going to
take that and I'm going to tie it on the left most Warp
just going to give it a couple ties
okay we do a lot of tying when we're first starting our projects don't we
so there we go there's our little double mod and I'm just going to start out doing our pattern so as you can see here
I'll lay this here so you can kind of keep up with the pattern
our first row is going to be towel beads okay
so I'm going to pick up three of those and we're going to put them up in the same hole
so they're all tipping on the needle the same
great if I can that one's fighting me so we'll just
bring the fingers in on that one so
that's how you want them to be hanging guys so we have it hooked on through the same hole on each bead okay
so those are there we got those on I'm gonna drop them down on our wildfire
and quit that from rocking and I'm going to feed my needle and my Wild Heart underneath my warps just like
so as I do that I'm going to lay my hand down here on my loom to kind of keep it
from rocking on me and then I'm going to pick this these beads up with with my
middle finger okay so now I'm getting my loom to stay still and I'm supporting my
beads okay so that's coming underneath and we're going to go up and over and through the bead holes and you want to
go across and stay on top of the warps okay and this is a quick and easy
project and I just love doing quick and easy projects that really have
a gorgeous look to them when they're done okay so then our tile beads here are
going to tip down I'm going to tap those so they kind of tip underneath and I'm
going to switch my needle to my left hand and I'm going to lift those beads up with the middle finger on my right hand
and I am going to stick my needle in through those bead holes underneath if you cannot see and get them well don't
hesitate to turn your loom sideways to find the holes because believe me I do that more often than not
so we have that string going through there now and they're still tipped down so you want to bring them back up push
them up between those warps like we did the first time through okay
and we're going to go up and over top of the warps through the bead holes
okay and that's our first row now I did the same thing as I just did
last night and we're not going to let it go any further than this
so we're going to do that now so what you need to do and I do have my steps
here but you know I get too into it so I'm going to show you say if you get your first row on you could take this
out and start over but all I'm going to do is I'm going to run my needle
back through I'm just going to hop back down to that bottom row
and put my 11 0's on quickly and so that's a good way if you you know get a
little bit even if you get two or three rows up there you can still come back and recover and put your put your
um 11 0's on I don't know what my thing is lately with the levinos
just tends to be my latest issue as we know there's always issues
right for everyone so and then I'm just gonna go underneath and I'm going to run that needle across
again to get me to my left side
and just like that we're back down to the bottom easy enough so you just put your seed beads on so I believe I use
12. so we're going to put 12 11 0's on
because darn it we're putting a slide class one tonight
quit running away guys
okay nine ten 11 and 12. and we're going to do the
same thing we're going to drop those down feed our needle underneath
and then push our beads up
can I get those into the right lanes so it looks like you need a few more
beads I thought I counted 12 but I'm on a roll so let's put three more on
does anyone else ever forget their 11 O's at the beginning of their projects
more than just myself probably do that there is three
and four actually I think I am going to stick with three I like how it's laying
between those warps better so I think we will do that
it's not going to give you a really really tight
warp if you use the three so let's put nine
changing in mid project it happens I leave a tell at the beginning for
contingencies just like so yes and that is another option I have my towel here I could have went back in and did that uh
that way as well but I'd like to con complicate a Q-tip as my husband says so
welcome to the complicated complicated Q-tip show
hey we have fun right okay I think we're good now guys so
we're just going to lock those in and usually on my 11's I like to go through
them multiple times you know just to make sure that since that's going to be what our project is hanging from I like
to do that because it keeps it from um
coming loose and that is what our our class we're going to go into our slide clasps so I'm going to go back through
that a few times and then we're going to continue working our way up so let's go back one one more time
but there's options guys you know there's always options with looming you there's pretty much
um you can fix everything pretty much that happens
just by using a different technique okay there we have our 11 0's on
through back over see if I can get one more pass through I think I can
I don't know and it's just kind of stuck in there so
I'm just going to take my pliers and just give it a little pull just like that okay
so now I'm going to work my way back up through these beads and continue our
pattern so you know there's ways to you know go
back and fix things it's easily dealt with you know so I'm right back where we were and so
next I'm gonna pick up a pearl
a fire polish a pearl
and we're going to do the same thing we're going to drop it down and put that underneath
and lock it in and from here your pattern is going to go pretty darn quick
so let's get our next row which is another row of tile beads
pull those over here
and it's nice to be able to do quick projects and I I always try to make you know more
in-depth projects but just lately I've just been feeling like doing some simple ones just to kind of
take a break from it you know
do the same thing guys I'm gonna hold that down with my hand and push the
beads up with my middle finger and push that needle through those bead holes and sometimes you have to rock
your needle a little bit to get it where you want it but we will get there
and again and through
okay and then back across
thank you all right and our next row
is the same we're going to do fire polish Purl fire polish
because you can't have enough fire polish or pearls that's for sure
mix that in Couture tile beads
three more towel beads so on total guys you're going to need 12 tile beads
five pearls and four fire polish per piece okay
so we are almost there we've got a few more rows here
and then we'll put our lebanos on the other end
okay I'm pushing that underneath there pushing up I'm going a little faster now
because we've um I think you guys probably have got it by now
so there you go and then we have let's see I did one two
three four five six seven rows so this is our fifth so we have two more rows
after this and if you want to adjust the lengths on them you could stop right here if you
like a little bit shorter of an earring because with the length plus then you have your leaf on it it's going to give
you a good bit of length let me measure that for you without the earring hook we're looking
at about three and a half inches with the leaf on it so again if you want that
shorter I would just stop at the fifth row and then
add your 11 hours at that point okay
and then my my thread is getting short so I think what I'm going to do here
guys is I'm just going to take my needle out get another piece of thread and I'm going to show you how to weave your
thread through to start another thread just in case you have to okay it's another thing that we
can learn tonight so I'm just gonna get my thread squeeze
the end of it with my pliers this is something I do every time I thread my needle it helps so much
and then just thread my needle
so what I usually do is This Thread I'm going to weave back
through and tie it off in the middle so I'm going to start in this the bottom hole of this towel
bead and I'm going to go through it again I'm just going to rock my needle back and
forth because it's getting tight in there from those threads that are already in there and sometimes you have
to push up on your child beads to get those holes above the hemp so you can put it
through there again that's what's so great about the jewel loom needle because you can rock it back
and forth and with that length it'll go the whole way across and it's flexible enough that you can kind of get it put
it where you want it without it snapping on you okay so I'm going to just pull that through
and I'm going to leave a little towel on that as well and then come back up here to the top and I usually will weave back in at the
end you can certainly do whatever if you want to just do it right now as you're putting your new thread in you
can certainly do that so our next row as we're working up is going to be Purl
fire polish Pearl
okay come on
I'm sitting around and we're just going to continue where did I get my mat this was JTV
actually and it comes with a little I mean I'm doing a little plug for JTV I guess but they're they're they're okay
by me it comes with this tray and then the matte goes inside the tray if you want that you can see it has like a lip
on the end of it which is nice because I'm famous for knocking everything off my
um table as I'm working so makes it nice I actually bought two of them
because I wanted to have one downstairs because I have tons of my crafting and looming stuff downstairs too as well as
my studio let's get getting a little bit out of control actually so
but I'm gonna I've been after my husband to get let me get a little top desk to
put that stuff in but it's like nope nope there's enough furniture
so I'll get a solution eventually I guess but yeah that mat is I I love it I love
it okay and then we're just going to put in our last row here
I know Miss Jones going to be visiting GTV pretty soon that'll be super fun
I'm Jelly I wish I could go
the JTV experience okay and we're just gonna put
our needle through the last holes here
all right and then lock that in
you crack me up they do not frown when you watch you and Ginger walk in you're
like the best I would love to have classes with you and Ginger so I'm gonna
pick up my nine 11 hours here you could fit the four in each row guys
but it's going to be snug as I said so you do you but I'm just gonna stick with the nine
tonight three per row
three so let's make sure three I think we'll get this time
no not no oh okay gotcha Amber
Poor Joe and Ginger they're the Life of the Party Don't let her fool you
okay so I'm just gonna do the same thing we did at the beginning and just lock these in and I'm gonna go through them a
couple times
okay foreign
excuse me yes they are fun that's for sure Maria
very fun life of the party as I said so and then I'm just gonna go
back across here and as I'm going across guys I'm going to tie this thread off so
I'm just going to come up through these three beads and angle my needle up like so
and pull it through you know let me see if I can crack seed beads and sometimes they don't want
to come through and as I did earlier um one of the seed beads cracked off so
be careful with forcing through the 11 beads so I think
what we're gonna do is just keep it simple
and figure out what's going on here
I think it might be caught there we go
all right let's try one more time see if we were caught over here
there went through we got it so sometimes you just back out and try again and you can use your pliers to
assist you with the chance that yes you could crack crack an 11 I'll keep that
in mind I mean with the ends it's not the end of the world because they're going to be covered up anyway but you want to make sure you have a good amount
on there to um hold your class for you so I'm just in the middle here and I'm just going to
make two knots that's all there is to it just as I did
at the beginning
oh no needle surgery hey you know how it goes Vicky gotta do
surgery sometimes and then there's my second knot guys and a little trick I do and you'll see me do it on the other
ones as well then I just push my needle down through and I pull my thread
and I give it a little tug and that rolls that knot around to the back so
you can't see it okay I'm just going to flip this over and trim that one off and we're going to
do it with the rest of these now I'm fine with this little knot over here that doesn't bother me if it
bothers you weave it back through so we're just going to leave that one like so
and then I'm gonna weave these back in and I'm just going to put my needle on those
threads and I'm gonna crimp my end again makes it easier
put my needle on like so and then I'm just going to go underneath
because my thread's coming out on top here so I'm going to go underneath and I'm going to go through this top
hole of the bead because that's where my thread is coming out of and then again I'm just going to angle my needle up and
out of that I hope you can see what I'm doing there guys and we're just going to tie two knots
again and keeping them to the middle disguises them a little better most
people think you know and I I think that as well I just for my starting knot
sometimes I leave it back in sometimes I don't um but I would say more times than not I
don't because I don't mind that little I just make them very very tiny so we did the
same thing two knots now you can put some GS hypo on your knots I highly recommend it
that's going to keep them from coming loose on you and then we have one more here to do
hey I'm getting good at um threaten that needle Under Pressure
Arena guys so I'm going to do the same thing it's coming out of that bead hole so I'm
going to go underneath and put my needle up and through that
and up and out
okay and just take a couple knots guys easy peasy pumpkin squeezy there's
Joel's likes to say
and if your thread's getting short guys sometimes I'll just take the the back end of the thread and just push it
through the middle of that Loop instead of trying to get my whole needle through there and then I can just take my needle
off as I get through and pull that knot tight seat it down
through and pull it to the back and true
[Music] okay so we're going to go ahead and cut
this off of the Loom foreign
and how I'm going to do that is I'm just going to hold what I do is I put take my two my pointer finger and my middle
finger and I put it around my work just like so I wrap my thumb around the back
of my loom and hold that tight and I flex
my loom like I did at the beginning and then I just trim
the threads and you can see I'm holding that back with my thumb guys so it doesn't spring up
and it doesn't you don't want it to go too crazy and you don't want to ruin your work so
so I this tank I can't get enough of from Danielle and I actually did it last night with
soft flex and I'll tell you what it's my new favorite now with earrings you'd only be able to do it on one because you
have the loop end only on one of your earrings but you want to make sure and secure your work
and pull your hemp slowly through
so your lips are
at the top okay you can move them down so they're nice and snug to those 11-0 beads remember you can make two earrings
on the original one but Trisha is only making one to save time yes that's true
that is true you could make two and if
um you know you could probably fit maybe even three on there but I usually do two
only because it gives me enough material to work with hemp or string or whatever
um to be able to uh tie it off well and it might give you a little bit of
fuss but it's gonna just slowly work it make sure you hold your work because you
don't want to warp that I'm just pressing down with those three fingers on top of it nice and snug
but it is the best thing since sliced bread I'll tell you
I really love it so go and on a bracelet this would just be
one of the ends if you did your seed beads and you're pulling your Loops in just like that
then you know make sure my work is still intact well there it is
pretty good so I'm going to go and do the trick that has also been something else that I have started doing
personally is um tying single knots at the bottom
I did that last night with this off flex and I you can do it with hemp you can do it with wildfire
just make sure you get your knots down as Tiny as you can get it if you're going to use a slide clasp and glue your
knots I can't stress that enough make sure you glue your knots because you want them to stay it's very important if
you're only tying single knots that you glue them okay so I'm going to just grab a piece of
paper here because I didn't grab a paper towel because I don't want to get glue all over my table when I'm ready to do that
but I just take these down and get them nice and
tight to the bottom just like that okay so it's gonna feed
through your slide flash then so that makes you able to use the thicker head
or a thicker material with a slide clasps so I'm just going to do that on all four
of these just work it down there
same thing just taking my fingernail and just kind of tightening that up making sure I'm not tightening it too much
because we don't want to warp our work so third one
Robin you like the single knot good good let me know what kind of luck you guys
have with it right anxious to know when I start doing these different things how
everyone else is doing with it all right one more knot
okay fix that down same way
so I'm gonna glue them before I cut them I'm just like I said I'm just gonna put them on a piece of paper here because we
all know GS hypo likes to Leach a little bit when it's coming out so I'd like to
make sure that way then if I get a drop on my mat it you know it's just going to go on the
paper or the paper towel so I'm just going to warm this up with my hand and get it to come up and that was very quick that I got a
nice size dot of glue and I'm going to put it on that knot I'm going to try to push it down inside that knot just a
little bit just to make sure I'm good and glued I'm going to do that with the rest of these
and just push it down in through the middle that's this is a very important step
guys so don't forget to glue okay
and the GS hypo it dries pretty pretty quick so it's like I think and plus it has
that little needle head that you can kind of push down in the middle smidge just to make sure
that's glued and I'm going to put my cap back on
that one smoothly if anyone uses GS hypo they know
how well that went with that little needle because it doesn't always do that so now what we're going to do guys I
would just let this dry for about five minutes or so but we're gonna move along and I'm just going to take my cord
cutters and I'm going to cut right up to each knot
okay I will reuse this hemp believe me guys I know that looks like a lot of waste but
it will not be wasted foreign so we have our little knots there and
then I have my slide clasps and what I like to do guys is I like to take my
tweezer pliers if you have a chain nose you can do the same thing and I kind of open the top a
little bit more on the clasp and then I put the nose of my
tweezer pliers in and just kind of spread open the end of this a little bit it is much
more it's much goes over the knots much more comfortably that way so I'm just
going to start on this end I'm going to start pushing this through and remember you can squeeze it
shut at the end you know if you open it up for this type of thing
and you can use your pliers as you're doing it and just take and just give
that the knots A little nudge down in there and I'm working that across
gonna crossed we're going to give the last one A little nudge
make sure our 11s are up in there back that up just a smidge
it's a little dance to get everything to go inside it nicely so just be patient with it
there we go
okay and you you know guys you could also put glue down inside your slide
clasp as well if you wanted to so I'm just going to give this end that I opened up a little
bit once I know it's in the place I want it to be I'm just going to give it a little squeeze just to close what I opened up
just gently squeeze a shut so it's nice and firm on there
and then you just close your end up just like so so there's one on and that was our
knotted end which was the hardest end but as you can see with the single knotting it goes on quite easily so
we'll put this one on and then we can hook on our beautiful
leaf okay
this one goes across much easier easier because we don't have our knots on it
let's make sure I have everything and where I want it
whoops foreign just add a little bit
now I can hear Kaylee out in the hall she's getting anxious for Mama to come out so we'll be finishing up here quick
so I'm just going to do the same thing I'm going to give that a little squeeze
to close that up close the end
and again you can glue inside there I'm going to put on my ear wire
say simply but these these ones on
there we go and close that up
and then I'm just going to use a jump ring on the bottom
just uh nice size jump ring because it's going to go through the hole in the leaf
easier and um into the bottom of the clasp easier
all right so I just have a nice size jump ring there make sure I open it up enough
because you're gonna need to kind of wiggle it back and forth to get it through that hole but it will certainly
go and if you open it up enough it goes like butter and then hook it onto
our piece foreign guys we have made
changing Leaf hearing so here we are in real time
so let me know what you think guys um as always I'd love to hear your input on all of our projects and I want to see
pictures if you do make them super fun to see those
so I'm going to switch us back here now thank you oh you're welcome you're welcome guys
just back here we are
so I hope you guys enjoyed that it was a fun project for me to come up with next
week I believe we're doing a bracelet um so it'll be a really pretty fall vibe
bracelet um the next two weeks are going to be in the fall Vibe and then I'm hoping for
November to make it like gift months so I'm trying to think outside the box for
you guys and come up with some stuff that we can make as gifts that maybe isn't jewelry you know just some basic
things maybe a bookmark things like that so my brain is going on that but I will
post as I always try to do the first week of November I try to get the schedule up for the month but that's
what's coming in the next few weeks for us so should be super fun so thank you
thank you thank you who said something
the Vicky she's a silly goose so thank you guys so much sorry
um for joining us tonight we love having you and we'll see you next week guys hi
I can't suppress my light there there we go