I went to a workshop with a recycling theme. Brilliant Linda, the owner of a sweet fiber shop named Raveloe, did her usual great job instructing a group in an interesting technique. Using pages from a magazine, we all learned how to use the gum wrapper technique to make a chain. The finished chains can be sewn together to make purses or vessels. Here is my first effort:
I never learned how to make these when I was a kid. Maybe it was because my favorite gum was Bazooka Joe bubble gum. I love how it looks like rick-rack. The scotty dogs? My most recent favorite thing - licorice candy from Trader Joe's. Mags the traveller was kind enough to supply me with these.