Wirework Book Giveaway

Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping
by Dale Armstrong is a new book out from Interweave.

Here is the description from Amazon:
“Seeking new design possibilities combined with solid technique instruction, intermediate artists can achieve the look of designer wire jewelry with this step-by-step guide to wireworking. The introduction to materials, supplies, and techniques includes such topics as how to work with hard wire, when to use tempers and why, using geometry in wire jewelry formulations, shaping with and without mandrels, and choosing the right gemstones, among others. Following the introductions are 18 classic, stunning projects that explore and hone the skills developed throughout the guide, as well as a gallery of sample work for further inspiration.”

We are going to draw one lucky winner to receive a free copy of Dale’s new book.

To enter:
Leave a comment with a link to your favorite online wire tutorial. Any project, whether free or one for sale. Leave a link to the tutorial and check back next Tuesday to see if you are the winner.

Deadline is Monday June 22nd.

Check out the comments to see my favorite online wire tutorial.

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35 Comment

  1. Heather Powers
    June 16, 2009 at 4:59 pm
  2. Beth Parker
    June 16, 2009 at 5:12 pm
  3. balanced.
    June 16, 2009 at 5:23 pm
  4. SharonP
    June 16, 2009 at 5:24 pm
  5. Rosanne
    June 16, 2009 at 5:29 pm
  6. Michelle
    June 16, 2009 at 5:44 pm

    One of my fav's is on Beaducation.com

    It's Kriss Silva's Herringbone Bezel Pendant:


  7. TesoriTrovati
    June 16, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Heather, that is the most freakin' awesome thing! I have no talent for that sort of thing…I think I lack the patience! I have done some wire wrapping to great results but I don't do it often enough to attempt a key. A skeleton key! I am squealing!

    I have some of Matthew Nix' work and it is really whimsical. Check out his tutorials here:

    Enjoy the day!

  8. Katie
    June 16, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    Big S-Clasp Tutorial from Sharilyn Miller


    Then again, what isn't to love about her blog?

  9. by Patricia Wood
    June 16, 2009 at 6:29 pm
  10. Bead-Mused
    June 16, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    Earring wires at How To Make Jewelry!

  11. cindy
    June 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm

    coiled bracelet by Stacy Perry of Hodgepodgerie:

  12. Marie Cramp
    June 16, 2009 at 8:41 pm
  13. Mari Aparicio
    June 16, 2009 at 9:14 pm
  14. Alice
    June 16, 2009 at 9:29 pm

    Iza Malczyk's wire woven bead cap tutorial.



  15. Janet
    June 16, 2009 at 10:36 pm

    I think the first wire artist that impressed me was Connie Fox so I choose this link.


  16. rosebud101
    June 17, 2009 at 1:42 am
  17. Leslie Gidden
    June 17, 2009 at 2:01 am

    Easy Toggle Instructions from Kerry Bogert!


  18. Connie
    June 17, 2009 at 7:16 am

    eni okens herringbone weave for beads. i love this simple classic easy design.
    [email protected]

  19. Freya
    June 17, 2009 at 10:50 am


    I needed a very basic one to start with so I picked this one.

  20. Donna
    June 17, 2009 at 11:57 am

    I definitely need that book.

    Me: http://www.sew-and-so.net

  21. Halina
    June 17, 2009 at 12:38 pm

    I love the feel of metal and shaping it into something beautiful to look at. I am enjoying reading tutorials at


    thanks feed blitz!


  22. Ann
    June 17, 2009 at 2:01 pm

    Eni Oken's Netted Cap
    All of her jewelry is interesting!


  23. Ann
    June 17, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    Handmade cufflinks…

    cool, even though I have more cufflinks than shirts to wear them with.


  24. Heather Powers
    June 17, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    these are awesome – keep them coming!

  25. bluelapis
    June 17, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    My favorite is by a lady named Perri. Better known as "Shaktipaj" in the wire world. Her tutorial for the perriwinkle bead cap found in her Etsy shop here


    is my most favorite wire turorial. It is well written and she has a fun sense of humor.

  26. Janet
    June 17, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    This is do great this Blog from Sharilyn Miller for wire wrapped Information!! What a great Blog she has at http://wirejewelrylessons.blogspot.com/
    Thank you for this opportunity!

  27. The Joy of Nesting
    June 17, 2009 at 8:19 pm

    Victorian Key Pendent.


    What a wonderful give away!! It's on my Amason wish list 🙂

    Pattie 😉
    Mazatlan Mx.

  28. Christina J.
    June 17, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    I have been looking forward to this online class: http://www.beaducation.com/classes/?p=detail&id=71.

  29. Sonya
    June 17, 2009 at 11:12 pm
  30. Pam
    June 20, 2009 at 4:53 pm

    I love all of Sharilyn Miller's tutorials including this one:


  31. Carlene
    June 21, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    Here is one of my favorites http://www.createapendant.com/index.htm

    Please include me in your giveaway.

  32. Shaiha
    June 22, 2009 at 11:21 pm

    The tutorial that I am aspiring to attain the skill for is


    I think that it is just gorgeous.

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