Tag: Art To Wear

Make the Perfect ‘Game of Thrones’ Accessory

Still reeling from Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale? Wondering how you’re going to wait for the season 8 premiere? Well, my mixed-media friends, I have the perfect project for you. These dragon egg beads designed by Rachel Stewart were first featured in our September/October 2016 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors — and they’re perfect for any…

Embellish a Scarf in 7 Easy Steps | Wearable Art

The May/June issue of Cloth Paper Scissors is all about creating mixed-media wearable art that fits your style. According to Editorial Director Jeannine Stein, mixed-media wearables are “something artists don’t always think about when they’re knee-deep in art journals, painstakingly piecing together an assemblage, or strategizing a collage design.” She goes on to say, “But why shouldn’t…

Making Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry: 4 Safety Tips

Art-making is pretty safe compared to other hobbies. Mixed-media jewelry, however, has some risk involved. That’s why an overview of safety tips is one of the first things that Barbara Lewis, author of Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry. “Working with fire and powdered glass has some inherent dangers,” she says. “Let’s see how we can protect…

A Full-Fledged Traveling Art Studio

While looking through the newest issue of Studios (Summer 2014), I couldn’t help but notice one thing that several of the articles have in common—at least three of the featured artists credit their mothers for their creativity. While I wasn't looking for that link, it is fitting, since Mother’s Day is just around the corner.…

The Charms of Mixed-Media Jewelry

When I was a little girl, my aunts started a gold charm bracelet for me. For several years, on each birthday and Christmas, a tiny package arrived with a new charm. I still have it-wore it on my wedding day as my something blue, because some of the charms have blue stones. What luck! You…

Make Art to Wear: 4 Free Tutorials for Wearable Art

You can usually spot an artist from across the room. She (or he) is the one with the hand-stitched shirt, the unique cuff, or the hat that adds panache. Artists have style, and they're constantly looking for art to wear! Vintage neckties make a base for embellishment on these art-wear necklaces. In this free eBook,…