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Rurality Issue #27

February 2016

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There's something about February, besides the fact that it's Heart Month and also contains one of my favorite holidays, Valentines Day.

Rurality Issue #27 February 2016

The shape of hearts is not just for Valentines Day though.  It's one of the most used shapes in primitive art, like the Prim Hearts I made for decorating;

Coat hangers are made from wire, which can be used to make a ton of different crafts - like a heart!

Lots of people have asked me exactly how to attach twigs with wire, and above all, how on earth to do the pig tail twist to finish off the ends.  Here I've made a little video to show you that.  It's at the bottom of this page;

In celebration of the best day of the year, how about some rustic wire hearts?  Here's a jig I've put together to make them;

So that's it for this issue of Rurality.  I hope you've got some inspiration for your next project from what I've been doing.