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STEP-BY-STEP WITH

Jana Ewy

Friendly Plastic...

Spiral Rings


1

Cut desired colors Friendly Plastic into 1/4” x 3” strips. Cut a silicone baking sheet liner into 3/4” x 4 1/2” strips. Find a cylinder that is the approx. circumference of your finger.


2

Place the silicone strips onto the per-heated griddle. Center and position the plastic strips along one edge of the silicone strips. Allow the plastic to soften. Tip: If the ends of the plastic start to curl... lightly press them down onto the silicone strip.


3

One at a time... remove the silicone strip from the griddle. Holding on to one end, position the silicone strip at a slight angle on the cylinder.


4

Slowly wrap the silicone strip around the cylinder, closely overlapping the edges as you create the spiral.


5

Securely hold on to the end of the silicone strip as you dip the cylinder into a bowl of ice cold water. Hold under the water for a minute or two, while the plastic hardens.


6

Remove from the water and slide the cylinder out.


7

Next remove the silicone strip.


8

Dry the ring off using a paper towel.


9

Repeat the process for each ring.


10

For a bit of added charm... attach a dangle. Using a 1/16� hole punch... punch a hole through the ring.


11

Create a loop using a head pin.


12

Choose your desired dangles. A mix of beads and tiny charms, are perfect for this.


13

Attach the dangles using a jump ring.


14

Plain or fancied up, these are as much fun to wear as they are to make.


STEP-BY-STEP WITH

Jana Ewy TOOLS & MATERIALS Acrylic ruler Cutting Matte Friendly Plastic; 1/4” x 3” strip Hole punch; 1/16” Griddle: (set at 200-250 degrees) Jewelry tools, charms and beads Matte knife Scissor Silicone baking matte; 3/4”x 4 1/2”

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Friendly Plastic Spiral Rings  

Step-by-Step with Jana Ewy

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