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Make a designer quality string pendant lamp on your own with just some crochet thread, a balloon, and fabric stiffener. It makes a little bit of a me...
fabric stiffener (1 16oz. bottle per lamp that you'd like make) large spherical party balloons (can be gotten at a party shop in the 16" or 3...
Inflate the balloon and tie a slip knot in the end of it (the balloon will need to be opened again later). Then, secure one end of the crochet threa...
The fabric stiffener is what keeps the thread in the shape of a sphere once the balloon is popped, so it's pretty important. To really coat the thr...
Wrap the balloon with the saturated thread trying to keep good tension the whole time. You want the thread to make loops around the largest circumfer...
Once the balloon has been complete wrapped with as much thread as you like (our small, less dense globes used around 150 yards of thread while our lar...
Dry the wrapped balloon for 24 hours in a temperature stable environment. I placed some garbage bags down in my bathtub to protect against drips and ...
Once the fabric stiffener is dry, remove the balloon from inside the string prison. First, pop the balloon with a pin. If you're lucky, it will na...
Cut a whole in the top of the globe with a scissors so that there's enough space to insert the bulb and the light fixture.
You've got to create some kind of stopper to hold the globe in place on the fixture. The easiest thing we came up with was to drill a small hole in...
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