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We will be finishing the bell by adding a loop to hang your completed bell and an optional clapper. Making simple and wrapped loops from wire will be demonstrated. You will need to provide:
•1 6mm round bead (will not be seen)
•1 8mm bead (will sit on top of bell, round, rondelle, etc.)
•1 head pin, 2-3” long, 20-22 gauge (if not adding clapper)
•2 eye pins, 2-3” long, 20-22 gauge (for top beads and jingle bell /top-drilled teardrop clapper)
•1 eye pin and 1 head pin, 2-3” long, 20-22 gauge (for top beads and center-drilled crystal teardrop clapper)
•Ribbon or chain to hang bell
•Flush/side wire cutters
•Flat-nose pliers (optional)
If you are unfamiliar with these tools, please read “Tools and Findings for Jewelry Making” on the NGM website, which may be found under Member Area→Meeting Handouts→Beading.
This group meets the 2nd Friday from 10am - Noon.
LOCATION: We are meeting by video conference. A link to connect to it is on the Member Resources page.
Mailing Address: Needlework Guild of MinnesotaPO Box 165065100 West 36th St. St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55416
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