For the legs: coil end of 2 wires using T-pin as coiling
tool. Add assorted beads for legs (about 1¼ - 1½ inch
long), ending with a tapered bead so that the legs flow smoothly
into the body. Bring wires up through the body bead.
Bring wires up through the body bead.
For the arms: use a new piece of wire, add hand bead or
charm and fold wire in half. Add assorted beads to form arms ending
with a tapered bead. Remember: you are using 2 wires, so the hole
size has to be slightly larger than the legs. E-Beads work well.
Bring leg and arm wires up through the head bead. You may need a
bead cap or tapered bead as a neck to help the transition from body
Place pin down through the head. Put the clutch on the
end of the pin. Using the head as leverage, bend the pin back to
a right angle. Place tip of chain-nose pliers on pin at base of
head and bend straight down creating a jog in pin. This allows the
pin to hang properly when worn.
Step 5 Add beads for hair & coil off ends. If you
prefer coiled wire hair start at base of head & coil wire