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Free Chain Maille Tutorials (7/14/2014)

2014 July 14

If you are comfortable with using tools, chainmaille can be a lot of fun. When I started doing chainmaille, mostly sterling silver rings were used, but the silver prices went up. Now there are not only base metal rings, but the wonderfully colorful anodized aluminum rings.They are much lighter and much less expensive. The colors are bright and cheery. Try some today!

Blue Dragon Back Chain Mail Necklace

Blue Dragon Back Chain Mail Necklace

Blue Dragon Back Chain Mail Necklace Sun, 17 Jul 2011 11:43:14 GMT

Many chain mail patterns have vividly creative names, like the one in this tutorial. It is called Dragon Back, a name that isn’t so out of the blue, as the center ridge of the chain looks a bit like a dragon’s spine. The pattern looks complicated, but is not so difficult to make. Like most chain mail patterns it may take a while to get it right from the start, but once you are over that bit, it gets easier.

 Free Chainmaille Tutorial Series: Tools You’ll Need Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:54:00 GMT

Today’s weave –loopy loops — is great for earrings, pendants, and bracelets. The weave can be made with any size rings. Since everyone learns differently, you’ll have 3 ways to learn this weave: a downloadable pdf, a video, and my personal photography instructions.

Soda Tab Chainmail Laptop Bag

Soda Tab Chainmail Laptop Bag

Soda Tab Chainmail Laptop Bag Sat, 21 Mar 2009 04:07:36 GMT

This gorgeous bag offers a way to reuse the tabs from soda cans. The final pattern created by the tabs looks a bit like chain maille or fish scales, but either way, it’s ever-so stylish. The proportions can be adjusted for other laptops, or to make other bag sizes. To make sure that the laptop will fit, you’ll need to be sure to keep your seams as narrow as possible, or add a little bit to all of the pieces to allow for extra room.

Chainmaille Jewelry for Newbies Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:25:00 GMT

I’ve been having an education through my friend Sharyn, who’s recently fallen into the craft with a passion. She got me this Nouveau kit through Blue Buddha Boutique, and it’s a great beginner’s project; I finished in just a few hours with almost no prior experience. The instructions in chainmaille kits are usually sold separately, but right now this one’s free to download if you want to check it out.

Choo Choo Train Bracelet Chain Maille Tutorial

Choo Choo Train Bracelet Chain Maille Tutorial

Choo Choo Train Bracelet Chain Maille Tutorial Mon, 22 Apr 2013 07:18:45 GMT

This tutorial is based on variation from European 1 in 4 technique to create an elegantly simple bracelet. Using the same technique you can also create earrings. Let’s learning the pattern! Take a 10mm ring and a bead appropriate for the dimension of the jump ring. String in a bead into the jump ring. Make 2 sets of jump rings with beads

Sophie’s Easy European 4 in 1 Chain Mail Bracelet Mon, 01 Jun 2009 01:02:44 GMT

I first learned chain mail a few years ago in a class at SPLASH, a yearly event held at M.I.T which lasts three days.  …students offer hundreds of different classes which they teach to high school students.  The class subjects range from integral calculus to chocolate sculpture to cheese tasting.  This bracelet uses the most basic chain mail pattern: the European 4 in 1

6-in-1 Chainmail Ring Tutorial

Learn to make a lovely, slinky ring for your finger! Colin takes the traditional 6 in 1 chain weave and turns it into a real fashion statement.

Byzantine Sunburst Chainmail Necklace Tutorial

Create this unique necklace centerpiece using a variation on the Byzantine chain design. Complete your necklace with finished chain and embellish it…

How to Make Helms Weave Chainmail

Zac Miller shows you how to make the helms weave chainmail pattern in this quick and simple tutorial.

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