Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Steampunk Ribbon Wreath Ornaments

Starting with about two feet of wire, make a wreath shape by forming the wire around a drinking glass or a large pillar candle. Make the coil handle by wrapping the excess wire around a pencil or chopstick and then carefully slide the coil off.

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For the ribbons, I used 3-inch lengths of 1/2-inch wide shear ribbon in 5 colors (gold, silver, black, brown, and white). The ribbons are just tied onto the wire.

The gear in the middle of each ornament dangles from a piece of embroidery floss tied to the wire.

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2 comments:

Sandra said...

I sent the link to Gail Carriger and she retweeted it!

Crescent Moon said...

Awesome!

Crafty Crow