Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Unravel wire from a copper pot scrubber
- 5 May 2011
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I love the flat wire from a copper pot scrubber. Apart from it being really, really inexpensive, it is also wonderful to use. The flat wire is great for wrapping foliage and moss. It also makes the nicest wire curls (see detailed Tutorial below) and is by far the best for making beaded wire (see Tutorial below.) The wire can be used as a ribbon or loosely dangled.
The pot scrubber is basically a knitted wire tube, rolled up. Gently unroll the tube. Tug the end piece and start to unravel. I find it easier to unravel and roll at the same time. It is usually a continues lenght of wire.
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