About "Make it, Love it, Wear it!!..

Welcome to "Make it, Love it, Wear it!!..

This blog is especially made to list my projects that come not only as a picture but also with tutorials. Some projects come with free tutorial, some unfortunately you have to purchase. I am also offering classes for each level of beading, from simple stringing to wire working, bead crochet and also crocheting with wire. Classes are only available for Singapore and Jakarta region. Please email me at mia @ miagofar.com for inqueries.Cheers,Mia Gofar

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Selamat Tahun Baru 2010

Dear Manikers,

Beberapa jam lagi, tahun 2009 akan kita tinggalkan dan kita akan memasuki tahun 2010,
karenanya saya mengucapkan

Selamat Tahun Baru 2010
Semoga tahun yang baru membawa berkah baru, inspirasi baru, semangat baru dan tentunya kesuksesan yang bertambah...

Semoga Manikers tetap rajin bermanik2 yaaa...
Jangan lupa, nantikan buku saya berikut ..:-)
(*ada iklannya..:-) )

Salam,
Mia Gofar

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Selamat Iedul Fitri 1430H

Taqabbalallaahu Minna Wa Minkum..
Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri 1430 H
Mohon Maaf Lahir dan Batin
Semoga kita semua memperoleh berkah dan anugrah Allah SWT di hari yang suci ini,
dan dapat kembali kepada fitrah yang suci

Wassalam,
Mia Yusmita Gofar

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Ramadhan Special Classes!

Hi All,
To celebrate the Ramadhan , I will specially give you 10% discount to any of the classes stated here, including the 3 new classes below, if you are having the class during Ramadhan. Please send me email to set up the time!

Happy Beading!
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1. Creative chain necklace:


In this class you will learn to work with wire, creating components and incorporating them into a chain and adding a ready to use clasp to make a necklace.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Wire Working
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: SGD 40,- (Price is only for one class and one project, Price including materials).
Tools needed: Flat Nose Plier, Wire Cutter, Round Nose Plier (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

2. Flower Pendant Necklace



This pretty necklace is not only a nice project for a beginner in beading but also an inspiration to experienced beader. It is not a simple stringing, but it is more a creative stringing using cottong thread and Swarovski beads and Pendant.

In this project you will learn to work with cotton thread, stringing and knotting with beads, making a beautiful flower shape pendant using Swarovski pendants and also creating your very own toggle clasp using Swarovski sew on beads.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Stringing
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: SGD 60,- (Price is only for one workshop and one project, Price including materials)
Tools needed: Chain Nose Plier, Scissor, Glue (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

3. Beaded Safety Chain


In this Class you will learn to make your personalise safety pin, using a very nice and lightweight tensha japanese beads and Swarovski crystal.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Wire Working
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: SGD 30,- (Price is only for one class and one project, Price including materials)
Tools needed: Chain Nose Plier, Flat Nose Plier, Wire Cutter. Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

Friday, August 21, 2009

Wishing you a blessed Ramadhan!

Dear manikers,

تَقَبَّلَ اللّهُ مِنَّ وَ مِنْكُمْ(taqabalallahu minna wa minkum)

Selamat menunaikan ibadah puasa.
Mohon maaf lahir dan batin
Semoga kita semua diberi kemudahan dalam menjalankan ibadah dibulan yang suci ini,
Dan semoga segala amal ibdaha kita mendapatkan berkah Allah SWT,

Amien.

Wassalam,
Mia Gofar

Friday, July 24, 2009

Info Workshop: Updated!! Fun with Crystal Workshop

Hi Manikers,

Sebelum saya berangkat liburan, saya sempatin dulu untuk milihin beberapa projek dari Swarovski Inspirational Guide, Create Yourstyle with Swarovski (www.create-your-style.com), untuk dijadikan projek workshop yang akan datang.

Tanggal: 8 Agustus 2009
Jam :
Sesi 1: Jam 9.30-12.00
Sesi 2: Jam 13.30-16.00
Lokasi:
Restaurant Pandan Hijau
Jl. Pemuda no.18
Jakarta


Untuk daftar,email ke mia@ miagofar.com, sebutkan nama, kontak nomor dan workshop yg di inginkan.
Lakukan pembayaran ke rekening yang akan diberikan setelah pendaftaran.
Lakukan konfirmasi pendaftaran melalui email
Tunggu konfirmasi dari kami.

Infi lebih lanjut, kontak Nina di 0812 905 666 3.

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One day Workshop with Mia Gofar,
offering 2-3 hours beading classes with Swarovski Crystal beads and components.

1. Ocean Necklace:

In this workshop you will learn to work with wire, creating components and incorporating them into a chain and adding a ready to use clasp to make a necklace.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Wire Working
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: Rp. 270.000,- (Price is for one workshop and one project only, Price including material and lunch)
Tools needed: Flat Nose Plier, Wire Cutter, Round Nose Plier (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).


2. Flower Pendant Necklace
This pretty necklace is not only a nice project for a beginner in beading but also an inspiration to experienced beader. It is not a simple stringing, but it is more a creative stringing using cottong thread and Swarovski beads and Pendant.

In this project you will learn to work with cotton thread, stringing and knotting with beads, making a beautiful flower shape pendant using Swarovski pendants and also creating your very own toggle clasp using Swarovski sew on beads.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Stringing
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: Rp. 445.000,- (Price is for one workshop and one project only, Price including material and lunch)
Tools needed: Chain Nose Plier, Scissor, Glue (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

3. Cosmic Triangle Necklace
This beautiful and elegant necklace is another great project to chalenge your creativity. In this project you will learn to make a multiple strands necklace using swarovski crystal pearls and doing a creative way of knotting to accent the strands.

Level: Intermediate - advance Stringing
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: Rp. 425.000,- (Price is for one workshop and one project only, Price including material and lunch)
Tools needed: Chain Nose Plier, Wire Cutter, Round Nose Plier (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

SPECIAL!!

*Participant take more than 1 class will be eligible to get Rp.25.000 discount for both class.
**and also Rp.25,000 for early bird, participants registered before July 29.
SO, if you registered 2 classes before 29th of July, your will get Rp.50.000 off from your total amount.



For registration:
1. Send email to: mia@ miagofar.com , with your name and class intended.
2. Transfer the fee to our account, will be given after your registration email.
3. send the proof of transfer via email or a message
4. Wait for the confirmation.

Need more information on the event? contact Nina at 0812 905 666 3.

Note: I am sorry that for supply reason I have to eliminate the 4th project showed in this event. I will try to come up with another project.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Fun With Crystal Jewelry Workshop





Hi Manikers,

Sebelum saya berangkat liburan, saya sempatin dulu untuk milihin beberapa projek dari Swarovski Inspirational Guide, Create Yourstyle with Swarovski (www.create-your-style.com), untuk dijadikan projek workshop yang akan datang.
Sayangnya tempat masih harus di konfirm, dan juga investasi masih harus diperhitungkan. Tapi paling nggak, sekarang sudah bisa mengosongkan kalender untuk tanggal 8 Agustus 2009, jam 9-4.
Akan ada 2 sesi, jadi tergantung manikers ikut workshop yang mana ya..

Untuk daftar, email ke saya aja ya mia @ miagofar.com

Detail Workshop dan Projek:

One day Workshop with Mia Gofar,
offering 2-3 hours beading classes with Swarovski Crystal beads and components.

1. Ocean Necklace:

In this workshop you will lear to work with wire, creating components and incorporating them into a chain and adding a ready to use clasp to make a necklace.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Wire Working
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: Rp. 270.000,- (Price is only for one workshop and one project only, Price including material and lunch)
Tools needed: Flat Nose Plier, Wire Cutter, Round Nose Plier (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).


2. Flower Pendant Necklace
This pretty necklace is not only a nice project for a beginner in beading but also an inspiration to experienced beader. It is not a simple stringing, but it is more a creative stringing using cottong thread and Swarovski beads and Pendant.

In this project you will learn to work with cotton thread, stringing and knotting with beads, making a beautiful flower shape pendant using Swarovski pendants and also creating your very own toggle clasp using Swarovski sew on beads.

Level: Beginner- Intermediate Stringing
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: Rp. 445.000,- (Price is only for one workshop and one project only, Price including material and lunch)
Tools needed: Chain Nose Plier, Scissor, Glue (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

3. Cosmic Triangle Necklace
This beautiful and elegant necklace is another great project to chalenge your creativity. In this project you will learn to make multiple strands necklace.

Level: Intermediate - advance Stringing
Duration: 2,5 hours
Investasi: Rp. not yet confirmed,- (Price is only for one workshop and one project only, Price including material and lunch)
Tools needed: Chain Nose Plier, Wire Cutter, Round Nose Plier (Please bring your own tools, or contact us to purchase).

SPECIAL!!
10% off for early bird, participants registered before August 2nd.
Participant take more than 1 class will be eligible to get Rp.25.000 discount for each class.

Note: I am sorry that for supply reason I have to eliminate the 4th project showed in this event. I will try to come up with another project.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Vacation..

Hi Everyone..!
Please note that I will leave on vacation started on Friday 10th oh July till Wednesday 29th of July.
At these time I will not be able to answer any inquiries through this website or emails. Just leave me a note if you had to, and I will try to reply as soon as possible.

Cheers,
Mia

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Weaving Bacelet



In this workshop you will be introduced to another technique of creating jewelry, "off loom weaving". You will learn how to weave a nice bracelet using swarovski crystal beads and pearls and nylon thread.

Level and Technique: intermediate weaving
Duration: 2,5 hours
Price of Kit and 2,5 Hours Workshop : SGD 65,-

Price in Indonesian Rupiahs : Rp. 350.000,-

Kit include:
108pcs swarovski pearls 4mm
45pcs Swarovski 5301 4mm
2 holes clasp
2x1m nylon thread
4 crimp beads

Price for kit + tutorial : SGD 22,-
Tutorial: SGD 5,-

Pearl Flower Bracelet



This is a intermediate - advance level of wire working. To be able to perform a nice flowery wrapping shape around the pearls it is better if you are experience working with wire before. But everyone still can do this project and achieve a nice shape eventually with practising at home.

In this project you will learn to work and shape wire to create a flower component with Swarovski crystal pearls. The component then will be used to create a bracelet piece using wrapping loop.

Level and Technique: Wire Working, intermediate - advance
Duration: 2,5 hours
Price for 2 hours Workshop and Kit: SGD 55,-
Price in Indonesian Rupiahs : Rp.360.000,-


Kit includes:
4 pcs round 8mm Swarovski pearls
20 pcs round 6mm Swarovski Pearls
5 pcs round 4mm Swarovski pearls
1,5m Silver plated Wire 0.6mm
50cm Silver Plated wire 0.8mm
Clasp


Price for kit only: SGD 17,-
Tutorial in .psd: SGD 5,-

a group of 4 participants will be entitled of 10% discount.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Jump Ring Bracelet



Another great project for beginner wire working. In this project you will learn to make a nice round basic loop to make a beaded chain bracelet. You will also learn to make your own jump ring.

Technique and level: Beginner wire working
Duration: 2 hour
Price for Kit and Workshop: SGD 26,-
Price in Indonesian: Rp.170.000,-

Kit includes:
2pcs triangle shape Czech glass
2pcs long nugget shape 2 colour czech glass
2pcs nugget shape citrin mat colour
2 pcs 8mm round blue czech glas
4 pcs 10mm flower Czech
6 pcs 6mm round citrin clour czech glass
Wire
Clasp

Price for kit: 8 SGD
Tutorial in .psd : SGD 3,-

Blue-Yellow Czech Necklace



Another project to improve your wire work basic. In this projec you will practise making simple and wrap loop, creating decorative elements using wire such as spiral elements, S-shape components, and you will also learn to make your own head pin and clasp using wire.

Technique and Level: Intermediate Wire Working
Duration: 2,5 hours
Price for Kit and 2 hours workshop: SGD 62,-
Price in Indonesian Rupiahs : Rp. 400.000,-

Kit includes:
20pcs 6mm round sapphir colour Czech beads
12pcs 6mm round clear citrin colour Czech beads
2pcs 8mm round clear citrin colour Czech beads
5 pcs 10mm round Flower Czech beads
3 pcs 10x8mm nugget shape citrin opaq Czech beads
5 pcs diamond shape clear sapphir colour Czech beads
4 pcs long nuggets 2 colour citrin-white Czech beads
Copper wire
Tutorial

Price per kit and tutorial: SGD 23,-
Price for Tutorial in .psd: SGD 6,-

Tensha bracelet


A nice good quality handmade jewelry are shown by the details, including the shape of the loop, how the chains are made amongst other things like design or colour. That is why it is important for beader to be able to perform a nice round loop to improve the quality of their pieces.

This is a simple project for beginner wire working, or for everyone who wish to perform a nice round shape loop, and also a nice even wrapping loop . This project will sharpen your basic wire working technique by using wrap loop.

Level: Beginner Wire Working
Duration: 2 hour
Price: SGD 30,- (price included materials)
Price in Indenesian Rupiah: Rp.200.000,-


Kit included:
1 piece Tensha bead oval, 25x30mm
6 pieces 8mm round clear citrin colour Czech glass beads
2 pieces 10mm round emerald colour Czech glass beads
1m German gold plated wire, 0.6mm
1 pair S-clasp gold plated
Instruction

Kit are available for purchase at SGD 12,- (Included Tutorial)
Tutorial in .psd : SGD 3,-

Macrame 2 tali bracelet


Projek ini dieruntukan bagi semua level pecinta manik-manik. Fun and easy project!.

Pada workshop ini peserta diperkenalkan teknik lain untuk membuat aksesori selain dengan menggunakan teknik klasik stringing ataupun wire working.

Peserta akan membuat gelang, dengan teknik macrame, menggunakan gabungan manik-manik clay, manik swarovski dan manik Ceko. Hasil workshop menjadi milik peserta.

Level dan Teknik: Macrame all level
Durasi: 2 jam
Harga: 36 SGD (Harga termasuk material digunakan tidak termasuk tools)

Kit dan tutorial : SGD 15,-
Tutorial pdf format: SGD 5,-

Kit termasuk:
1 untai Wax cotton cord
4 buah Swarovski bulat 8mm
3 buah Claz flower
4 buah manik Ceko bentuk bunga
1 pasang toggle clasp
4 buah head pin
Tutorial

Discount 10% untuk jumlah peserta 4 atau lebih.

Wire Wrapping Bangle


Setelah mengujicobakan projek ini pada teman2 manikers di Workshop Manik2Cantik, sekarang saya membuka kesempatan untuk manikers lain yang belum sempat ikut serta pada workshop sebelumnya untuk sama-sama melatih ketrampilan jemarinya dengan bermain-main kawat membuat bangle unik nan cantik ini.

Pada Projek ini peserta akan mempelajari dasar dan variasi membungkus manik-manik dengan kawat dalam proses membuat bangle. Material digunakan : Manik2 Ceko dan German plated Wire. Hasil Workshop adalah milik peserta.

Level dan teknik: Intermediate Wire Working.
Durasi: 2 Jam
Harga Workshop: SGD 30,- (Harga termasuk material digunakan, tidak termasuk tools)
Harga dalam Rupiah: Rp.210.000,-


Kit dengan tutorial : SGD 12,-

Kit termasuk:
1 buah manik Ceko belimbing besar
2 buah manik Ceko bentuk hati putih
2 buah manik Ceko bentuk diamond biru
2 buah manik ceko bentuk bulat 10mm putih frosted
2 buah manik ceko bulat 6mm sapphir
8 buah manik ceko bulat 6mm biru frosted
30cm kawalt lapis perak 1,0mm
1m kawat lapis perak 0.6mm

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Wire Bangle with Silver Foil Handmade Glass Bead



This is one of the great project to start coiling with wire using coiling gizmo. This simple yet stunning bangle will be ready in less than 2 hours of time.

Supplies:
1 center bead
2 side beads
metal beads/spacers

Technique:
Wire Working: Coiling

Duration:
2 Hour

Price for kit:
Price for Class:
To be confirmed later

Wire Bangle


In this piece you will learn more techniques in wire working: wire wrapping, coiling without gizmo, twisting and also making your own clasp amongst other basic techniques in working with wire.

Supplies:
Doughnut shape Turquoise pendant
Swarovski crystal
Silver wire

Technique:
Wire Working

Duration:
2 Hour

Price for kit:
Price for Class:
To be confirmed later

Monday, January 26, 2009

Green Crystal Necklace



This beautiful yet elegant piece is provided for those who has just started beading, but only want the best in every piece. Why work with something 'dull' when you can get the 'maximum sparkle' with the same effort?

In this class you will learn to work with beading wire, working with crystal beads, metal beads and creating pendant and dangles. You will also learn to attach a clasp using "wire guardian" to get the "designer made" look.

Supplies:
Swarovski crystal
Metal beads
Swarovski pendant
Beading wire
Clasp
Wire guardian
Ear hook

Technique:
Stringing
Basic wire working

Duration:
2 Hour

Price for kit:
Price for Class:
To be confirmed later

Woven Beads Pendant




Those pieces are the simplest pieces you can make after learning to work a woven bead. I use only Swarovski Crystal(or you can use the pearls too) to work since they have precision cut and also very bright and sparkling.

The class is for woven bead, as in the picture 1.

Supplies:
Swarovski crystal
Thin monofilament

Technique:
Weaving

Duration:
1,5 hour

Minimum participants: 3, Maximum 6.

Price for kit:
Price for class:
To be confirmed later

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Wire Twisting Bracelet



This fun to make bracelet was once feaured in Beads Magazine UK, 9th edition, April 2008. This is is one example of how you can upgrade your beads stash into a nice and fancy bracelet. After quite a time beading, you will get plenty of unused beads that rested in your mini drawer. So, when it is time to do the cleaning, take all them out, and make the piece in lest than 1 hour. !

Supplies:
Wire
Various of left over beads
Clasp

Technique:
Wire twisting

Duration:
1 hour

Price for a kit: NA
price for a class: to be confirmed later

Summer Charm Bracelet



This is an example of a simple yet fancy and fun bracelet. On this project you will learn about basic wire working, working with chains, head pin and eye pin, and also possibilty creating your own head pin or eye pin.

Supplies:
Various glass beads
Chain
Clasps
Head pins
Eye pins

Technique:
Bsic Wire Working

Duration:
2 Hours

Price for a kit:
Price for class:
(to be confirmed later)

Crystal Bangle



Another nice project for those who has just started. In this piece you will learn to work with 2 strand of wires to make a wide band Bangle, using 2 holes spacer.

Supplies:
Swarovski crystal
Swarovski pearls
2 holes silver spacer
Wire

Techniques:
Stringing on a wire
Basic Wire working

Duration:
1.5 hour

Price for a kit:
Price for class:
to be confirmed later

Green Crystal Bracelet



A very nice project for those who has just started. In this piece you will learn to make a bracelet using elastic, including tying a knot and adding some dazzling dangles to your piece using simple or wrapping loop.

Supplies:
Swarovski crystal
Metal dangles
Elactic Nylon

Techniques:
Stringing
Basic Wire working

Duration:
1 hour

Price for a kit:
Price for class:
to be confirmed later