Jewelry Making

Prepare to be dazzled! Enjoy step-by-step tutorials, stylish new DIY designs, and lots of handmade sparkle on the Craftsy Jewelry Making Blog.

Using Precious Metal Clay: Tips & Tricks

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

Precious metal clay (PMC) is a very versatile metal to work with. Wondering how to use it? Here are some tips and tricks for using precious metal clay, and some tools you'll want to add to your jewelry making toolkit! Read more

Links We Love: Eco-Friendly Projects to Celebrate Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Sewing |

Go green with Craftsy! What better way to celebrate International Earth Day than with a collection of fun, environmentally-friendly projects? We rounded up some of our favorite links from across the web to provide you with inspiration that’s eco-chic and fabulous. Now that’s a recycling project we can get behind! Read more

Make Your Own Jump Rings From Wire: A Jewelry Making Tutorial

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

Jump rings are an integral part of the jewelry design process as they're easy to use and have near unlimited applications. You can use them to attach charms, make chain, and finish your work with them. In this tutorial, with just a few basic jewelry making skills you can learn how to make a jump ring, an essential wirework technique. Read more

Free Pattern Friday: Advanced Patterns in Quilting, Sewing & More!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

Ready for a challenge? We’ve gathered a collection of fun projects that are sure to spark your creativity. From an advanced paper-piecing dragonfly quilt to a tricky children’s kimono set, these patterns will hone your crafting techniques while simultaneously producing a delightful project! Read more

The New Craftsy App Is HERE and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Craftsy’s engineers have been busy, and we can’t wait to show you what they’ve created! Cue the launch of the newest version of the Craftsy app for iPhone and iPad, packed with amazing updates that makes it easier than ever for you to watch and enjoy your favorite classes. Of Craftsy’s three million members, more than one million are already using our app. Join the club and find out what you’ve been missing! Read more

What You Need to Make Jewelry: 8 Essential Pieces of Jewelry Equipment

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

So, you're ready to start making but you're wondering, exactly what do you need to make jewelry? Before you go investing in all your equipment, ask yourself a few questions to get a better idea about what it is you'd like to make. There is a world full of jewelry making tools, but this list will help break down the basics of necessary jewelry equipment. Read more