January 2018 Meeting: Wire Wrapping

by Myra on January 7, 2018

Our next guild meeting will be Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Arts Center at the fairgrounds.

Lee Ann Kelley will show us how to do wire wrapping.

Supplies

  • Wire – Parawire, Vintaj or Artistic – 20 gauge and 26 gauge. Hobby Lobby has all three brands. You will need 10 inches of 20 gauge wire and 4 feet of the 26 gauge wire.
  • Polymer clay disks – Lee Ann will supply these, baked and ready to go.

Tools

  • Pliers – round nose and chain nose
  • Wire cutters
  • Nylon jaw pliers – if you don’t have these, you can borrow Lee Ann’s.
  • Sharpie
  • Ruler
  • Small paint brush or knitting needle to make a bail

If you can’t find some of the supplies, you can use Lee Ann’s.

Announcements

  • This is inchie month, with a theme of Winter.
  • We will have our bimonthly drawing, so if you won something last time, bring something this time!
  • Guild officers will be elected.
  • Time to pay our guild dues of $24 for the year.
  • Retreat registration will be announced.

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