A Cat for a Competition

This week I was inspired to create a wire cat for a competition run by Jewellery Maker TV. Every Halloween, they run a prize draw for people to create something inspired by their guest designer, Alison Tarry.¬†(Alison Tarry is the designer who did the tutorial DVD ¬†Wire Dragons, the one that taught me how to…

Paracord, Paracord, and Paracord

I like making paracord bracelets, it’s like a quicker version of macrame because the cords are a lot bigger. Paracord or Paracute cord was originally used by US parachutes in WWII, it was used for the suspension lines. Once on the ground, the paratroopers tended to cut the lines to keep for future use. It…