Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Free WireKnitZ Pinwheel Flower Tutorial

TOOLS AND SUPPLIES
Tape Measure
Scissors
Long Tweezers
Snap Setter
Size 18 Snap Adaptor
Rubber Mallet

MATERIALS
(2) pieces 4 ½” Long Series 2000 WireKnitZ®
(1) Size 18 Pearl Snap Fastener

STEP 1

Cut 2 pieces 4 ½” long Series 2000 WireKnitZ in your choice of colors.  Sample shows Light Gold over Leaf Green.

STEP 2

Insert one piece inside the other by folding the end of the inside piece like a triangle, inserting the tweezers into the outside piece, grabbing the triangle and pulling it through.

STEP 3

Fold raw edges inside at each end and smooth out the square.

STEP 4

Bend each corner toward the center in a pinwheel formation.

STEP 5

Install snap to the pinwheel with snap setter. Install back of snap to wearable art item of your choice.

STEP 6
Sculpt the flower to achieve a 3D shape, snap in place and voila! Step back and admire your new creation!