by Lisa Bluhm
Soldering has moved out of the garage shop and taken the crafting world by storm! It’s a fabulous, easy-to-learn technique for creating jewelry, decorative accents, and keepsakes, and this comprehensive guide takes beginners step-by-step through all the basics: glass cutting, working with copper foil, and the actual soldering itself. Easy-to-trace patterns with glass cutting lines are included, along with vintage photos and decorative paper. Make a mini scrapbook fold-out frame to hold cherished photos and mementos. Learn to work with curved surfaces on projects such as a playful Turquoise Swirl Cuff. A comprehensive techniques section helps novices learn the basics and trouble-shoot potential problems as they work.