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Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2016

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Technique 16 - Fabulous Fonts

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Brenda Crisci Jun 28, 2016. 88 Replies

Welcome to Technique 16.....Fabulous Fonts.  Ready?  First, find four fonts.....figure out which one you want to keep...you really don't have to find four.  It just sounded good. Then decide where or how the final piece will be displayed.  Will your…Continue

Technique 17 Stumpwork - Raised Embroidery

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Gwen/OH May 24, 2015. 55 Replies

Stumpwork -a type of embroidery popular in the 17th century, consisting of intricate, colorful designs padded with horsehair to make them stand out in relief. We won't have to use horsehair.  This will be an exercise to give stumpwork a try.  We…Continue

Holiday Treasures

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by linda harriott/UK Dec 15, 2014. 11 Replies

This will be used as an area where we can upload photos of gifts made using any of the techniques we have explored here.  Please, when posting pictures list the technique or techniques used....Continue

Technique 15 - Fancy Folds

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Diana Bracy Oct 22, 2011. 24 Replies

OK.....on to something new.....lets explore different ways to add dimension to our projects using folded fabric.  Here are some links to get us started.  Please post any links you have as well..…Continue

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Comment by linda harriott/UK on July 12, 2016 at 10:37pm

I have just made Jake a Shark to lie in while watching TV and Jess of course wants a mermaid one. Made myself a top and Jess a reversible bucket hat. She is funny about clothes and the dresses I made were never worn. Hope your family trouble resolves soon Cindy,

Comment by Charlotte Gustavson on July 12, 2016 at 11:42am

Making clothes for little girls has turned out to be a lot of fun! Who knew? lol

Comment by Cindy on July 12, 2016 at 9:52am

Just when I think my mojo is returning, poof it disappears again. I think I had more time to create before we retired. LOL. Now (as of the last coiple weeks) I am loosing my big sewing area. It wasn't totally put together, but we now have DD and enterourage (sp) living with us. This includes a 3 yr old. The area that would have been my studio is now theirs. Hopefully this is temporary until they can get on their feet. (Long story)  But at least we can provide a safe place for them. So I make do until later. Have been making clothes for a little girl right now. A new technique to try would be fun and a nice change.

Comment by B J Elder/WA on July 12, 2016 at 9:05am

I think our mojo's taken a vacation and forgot to take us along! LOL  I'm starting to rearrange/paint/muck out my sewing space. Maybe when that is done my mojo will return from its trip.

Comment by Charlotte Gustavson on July 12, 2016 at 8:19am

Linda, mine's  been missing for quite a while, too! lol

Comment by Charlotte Gustavson on July 12, 2016 at 8:14am

We did something in HS art class using Liquitex and colored tissue paper to "enhance" our paper Mache projects. My memory of the stuff was that it came in matte or gloss and smelled pretty much like white glue. I wonder if that would work as well (or if the stuff still exists! HS was a VERY long time ago! lol) 

Comment by Brenda Crisci on July 12, 2016 at 7:53am

Hi everyone!  Linda...you are correct...we did play with paper fabric and it has been a long time since we tried something new......soooooo...any ideas?  I have recently retired so I should have more "play time"  If anyone has any suggestions...feel free...

Comment by B J Elder/WA on July 12, 2016 at 6:42am

My download on the computer is so slow I haven't been able to pull it up yet. Sounds fun though

Comment by linda harriott/UK on July 12, 2016 at 2:39am

if you go to technique no 3 up in the discussions box we had a try at something very similar back in June 2011. Lots of fun back then don't know where my mojo has gone.

Comment by Gwen/OH on July 12, 2016 at 1:28am

I just read through the process Sharon, I agree with Cindy, way cool!  It sounds like a lot of fun. I think I'll give it a try too!


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