Learn to crochet a dramatic scarf that looks like reptile scales.
In this class, you'll learn to make a scarf that looks like dragon scales. Also known as crocodile stitch, this tactile weave looks difficult, but is a great project for beginners. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided in class.
Learn to make a beautiful bracelet that looks like a four-leaf clover using aluminum rings and scales.
Whether you're new to chainmaille or you're looking for a new twist on chainmaille techniques, this is the class for you. Using scales and rings, you will create a sculptural weave that looks like four-leaf clovers. No experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided in class. Flat-nose pliers will also be available to use in class.
Learn to make a chainmaille bracelet inspired by Japanese plate armor.
In this class, you'll learn to weave horizontal larger rings with vertical smaller rings to make a dramatic chainmaille bracelet. A variety of anodized aluminum rings will be available to make a bright, colorful bracelet. Full-color instructions and kits will be provided and pliers will be available to use in class.
Learn to craft your own scale maille armor in this workshop. You'll work with multiple sizes of scales and rings, and leave with two scale maille samples.
Scale maille is a cool new twist on chainmaille, and in this workshop you'll learn the pattern to make this stunning weave. With some patience and the provided materials, you'll learn how to work with the right sizes of rings and scales to make your own piece of custom armor. Full color instructions and kits will be provided. Pliers will be available for use in class.
Learn to make a jangling colorful bracelet out of bright anodized aluminum scales.
If you're completely new to chainmaille, but want to make a piece that makes a statement, this is the class for you. Brightly colored anodized aluminum scales are used to make a bold but lightweight bracelet. No experience necessary to make this stunning bracelet.
Use pewter charms and metal rings to create a lacy chainmaille necklace.
In this class, you'll learn how to make European 4-in-1 chainmaille rosettes with anodized aluminum washers and disks. You'll finish off the project with pewter charms of keys and wings to create an airy, lacy necklace. Full color instructions and kits provided in class. Pliers will be available for use in class.
This class will teach you how to make an intricate scale maille bracelet and techniques for making larger armor pieces.
This class is for anyone who has ever wanted to tackle the tactile, snakelike scale maille weave. This class will teach you to make a spiky scale maille bracelet, but you will learn techniques for making larger applications such as gauntlets and armor pieces. My own vest and jacket will be brought in as a reference for more ambitious students. For examples of my chain maille armor and jewelry, see my website: http://www.kalibutterfly.com.