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Chainmaille Drawstring Bag

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Jewelry
Type Accessory, Ring
Style Whimsical
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Who is this project for? Unisex

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What materials did you use? Artistic Wire - 18 gauge the following colors: Dark Blue (2 Spools) Black (1 Spool) Kelly Green (2 spools) Red (1 spool) Silver (1 spool) Brown (1 spool) Hand Drill 4mm Mandrel Flex Shaft with Jump Ring Maker attachment Bur Life wax Round Nose pliers Flat Nose Pliers Inkscape (to plan out pattern).

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What are you most proud of? The mushroom. I really like that it looks like a mushroom. The bag is pretty sweet too. But I need to replace the drawstring with some leather; which I've got.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't do this unless you really really want to and if you do - you'll benefit from buying the jump rings instead of trying to make your own. Oh and you can probably get away with using a thinner gauge of wire. I used 18 gauge because that's my favorite gauge to work with. I think.

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