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InstructionsI don't have the pattern any where posted but here is the quick version. I cut out the metals, and a chunk from a dead cable modem, and riveted it together. Riveting is easy to do and you can find directions everywhere.
The tatted part is two parts, the triangle is from "Tatting by Penelope Book 4" that was republished recently in the Helping Hands newsletter, volume 20, Issue 1. You can ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Goth, Eco-Friendly, Victorian / Steampunk, Casual, Whimsical
Cotton thread, 18ga copper, 18ga brass, 20ga colored copper wire, dead electronics.
What was your inspiration?
The world around me. I just pull ideas out of the air and it is always various stuff that just happens to fall together in my head.
What are you most proud of?
Not breaking the section of electronics with riveting it. the tatting was mostly on the fly so that came out rather well.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make sure you have a good grasp on riveting, and be sure you know what parts you are using on the electronics components as some of them can have hazardous materials if you cut them wrong. Lots of water to keep the silica dust contained while cutting and drilling as well, and definitely a NIOSH 90 mask. If you can, cut and drill in water, if not just keep a rag under it as much as possible that is wet, and keep a eye dropper or syringe of water to keep the whole thing as wet as you can. Silica dist does really bad things to lungs. Eye protection is always a must when cutting and riveting as well.
The tatting is the safe bit; just don't poke yourself if you have a point on your shuttle or are using a needle.