Coloured Pencil Jewellery
WHAT YOU NEED:
- Hexagonal coloured pencils
(1 x pack wooden on outside, 1x pack normal)
- Junior hacksaw
- Fine sandpaper
- Drill & small drillbit
- Elastic/stretchy fishing
- Small clasps to hold
- Small pliers
- A toothpick or skewer for
- Brooch back
WHAT TO DO:
1. Start by cutting your
- Get someone older to give
you a hand with the sawing part and tell them not to press too hard with the
saw, or they’ll split the outside wood.
2. Next step is to tidy
them. Place sandpaper on a flat surface and rub beads along till smooth.
3. Then drill a hole into
each bead so the string can be pulled through.
- Use a piece of scrap wood
under drill. Don’t go making holes in the kitchen bench!
Once you’ve got your beads
sorted- it’s just a matter of turning them into something cool.
4. To make them in to a
bracelet string beads onto line - use clasp and needle nosed pliers to fasten.
5. Or to make a broach - arrange
beads in a cool pattern and use a toothpick or skewer to super glue the beads together
(remember to grab an oldie for this job). Glue on brooch backing with superglue
and leave to dry.