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The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Product Review of The Beadery's New Plastic POP TABS

Being an avid upcycler, most of my projects are made with everyday items and material headed for the trash bin.  Because of this, I don't get the opportunity to do reviews for new products. ...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Eggs, a Dragon and New Plastic Tabs

I received a generous sample box of plastic tabs from the Beadery the other day, and here are my first attempts using them. I made eggs.  I will post a more in-depth product review when I ge...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

New Tabistry Bodice/Vest Design - Experiments in Coloring Tabs

For this year of the Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) I decided to test a design for a future Ghawazee-style coat.  I have started by making this shorter bodice/vest version for a close frie...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Tabistry Tribal Headdress with Hairfalls

Have a couple new projects to share.  First, I started a new, more elaborate, tabistry headdress for my tribal outfit.The headdress is made in three tabistry parts.  The main wide top part j...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Warrior Woman Tabistry Lamellar Armour - A New Underbust Corset/Bra Design in the Works

Tabistry lends itself well to appearing like chainmaille, or more specifically scalemaille.  Actually, I learned that weaving tabs is very similar to traditional lamellar armor making.  Lame...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Can Tab Daisy Basket, or Bowl, for Spring

I was working on a tutorial for making the small pink flower basket I posted about a couple years ago, when I decided to make another one.  But, I wanted to try some new things with this one...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Tabistry Waist Cincher

New Tutorial/Pattern for my Simple Waist Cincher is available!  This is a great project for a beginner or someone looking to make a medium sized project with about 500 tabs.  If a full corse...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

PopScale and other Tab Maille from Pop Top Paladin

I have a few projects I'm excited to post about soon, but wanted to take a minute to share some really neat things being done with tab maille.  You may have seen chainmaille woven with tabs ...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Stay Tab Tabbed Stays Revisited

Finally sharing some changes I made to my stays I posted here over a year and a half ago.  I try to do this to show how I solve problems in hopes that it may help those who are making their ...
The Art of Can Tabistry · 1Y ago

Esty Store "On Vacation" from Now Until After the New Year

Regretfully the popularity of my tutorials has caused me some problems with Etsy and Paypal.  I will definitely be back in early January, though sadly I may need a new venue other than Etsy....