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By Tina Coleman

It is not your grandmother's crafting initiatives! as a substitute, hip librarians in addition to their teenager consumers can interact within the most well liked new DIY lifestyle, recycling every little thing from discarded books to Altoids tins. Getting hands-on and making the good crafts could be a method to inspire young people' individuality and growing to be experience of self. no matter if initiatives are used for teenager courses, to accessorize the library's public youngster house, or for a private sort assertion, those are state of the art, must-do celebrations of creativity and innovation from booklet- and library-loving crafters.Reflecting the genuine type and character of hipster YA librarians and the kids they serve, this functional consultant# deals unique step by step directions for a dozen specific craft goods# offers one-page reproducible how-to handouts for every craft undertaking# Illustrates each one step with photographs# Outlines instruments and fabrics lists for smooth-running craft courses# Is supplemented via the authors on-line assets, together with a blogThe authors' concentrate on recycled no-cost and reasonably cheap fabrics addresses so much libraries' price range constraints. those craft classes supply a special approach for teenagers to say their identities and achieve self belief on the library!

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Tip: Bracelets look best with one or two tiles per bracelet. Step 2: Assembling Leaving a 1½-inch tail, tie the two strands together. Choose a beading needle, making sure it fits through the beads you’re working with. Thread one or both of the strands through the beading needle, depending on whether you have a singleor double-strand layout. String the beads as your layout dictates. If you’re using different-size beads, you may need to change your beading needle as you go. 53 54 Mosaic Tile Jewelry Planning a bead design for a necklace Adding a clasp to the necklace string Adding a clasp to the necklace string Planning a bead design for a complex pin Step 3: Tying Off Once you have your bracelet beaded, double-check the fit around your wrist before tying off.

Beading technique 1: Sliding a bead onto a chain 45 46 Rubber Band Bracelets and Necklaces Beading technique 2: Threading the first link rubber band through the bead, leaving a loop on either side of the bead Beading technique 2: Anchoring the first link to the pencil on one side of the bead and continuing the chain from the loop on the other side of the bead Beading technique 2: Temporarily tying off the first end at the halfway point Beading technique 2: The entire chain, anchored to the pencil by the temporary tie-off band, with the beaded band in the center Option 2: Horizontal Beading Beading technique 2: Tying off the ends to close the bracelet In this variation the bead has to be added at the beginning.

Remind the teens that they can return to the supply table whenever they need items, so they don’t have to take everything for all three pieces right away. Step 3: Prepping the Tiles Lightly sand the tiles and clean them with the tile cleaner or nail polish remover. This step removes or dulls any finish on the tiles so the paint or decoupage will adhere better. Step 4: Choosing Techniques Your main design can be achieved by using several techniques. You can layer these techniques to get more varied results.

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