Repurposed Hardcover Book to Notebook Tutorial I’ve told you before I’m a bit obsessed with books. I love all books where I intend to read them or not. A local library has a huge book sale every year where you can pick up a grocery bag of books for $3! So at the last sale I picked up a big stack of hard cover books to be repurposed. Don’t worry, I’m not destroying literary classics, and I use all parts of the book so nothing is wasted. What you need-Hardcover bookPaperDecorative paperSmall bit of ribbonPaper cutterWhite glueHot gluePadding compound (optional)Clamps or bulldog clipsFirst you need to cut the pages out of your book so your just left with the cover. Slather on a nice layer of white glue to the inside of your cover. Apply your decorative paper. Also cut a piece of thin recycled cardboard the size of your notepad and a piece of decorative paper about 3 inches by the width of your notepad (this will be used to wrap the top edge of the pad). Don’t worry about the ends of the ribbon, they will be covered by the notepads.
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Tutorials Spring is definitely here in the UK and flowers are popping up all over so today I thought I'd share a tutorial for these quick and easy flower tendril earrings. To make these you will need two 8" lengths of 19/20 gauge wire, 2 flower beads or similar flat disc beads with reasonably small holes and 1 pair of ear wires. You'll also need a hand torch, wire cutters, round and needle nose pliers, looping pliers or other round tool and a file. Please excuse the state of my hands in these photos - much neglected at the best of times and not helped by my thumb having a mishap with a door hinge at the weekend! Step 1 Using the hand torch ball up the ends of the wires so that they won't pass through the holes in the beads. Step 2 Pass a wire through the a bead from front to back and with your thumb on the ball at the front bend the wire up and press gently against the back of the bead. The loop should be visible above the top of the bead. And there you are - job done! Lesley Watt 20 November 2013 Note:
Polymer Tutorials Home Page Window Cat Family - revised for humans to follow I keep forgetting that people just can't read my mind. Thank you to KittyDobson for pointing out the confusion inherent to the instructions for the window cats posted here previously. Yikes! Apologies, y'all. I am always open to questions and editing suggestions. Here's the revised version: (free PDF availabe at my section of the Ravelry store) Window Cats C. Enjoy Cecinatrix Polymer Clay Cane Tutorials : Polymer Clay Cane Tutorials Posted on | September 14, 2009 | 7 Comments The main building block, of many polymer clay projects, is an attractive cane. Polymer clay canes can be used to cover useful objects, to create jewelry and to build mosaics. In the opinion of many crafters, a good polymer clay cane, is an art form in itself. Faux Gem Polymer Clay Canes Fossil Agate Coral Polymer Clay Cane Polymer Clay Fruit Cane Symbolic Polymer Clay Canes Flower Polymer Clay Canes Advanced Polymer Clay Canes Geometric Polymer Clay Canes Polymer Clay Face Canes Animal Polymer Clay Canes Striped Polymer Clay Canes Jellyroll Polymer Clay Canes Polymer Clay Leaf Canes Lacy Polymer Clay Canes Novelty Polymer Clay Canes Read More : Polymer Clay or Home Category: Polymer ClayTags: Polymer Clay Comments 7 Responses to “Polymer Clay Cane Tutorials” Cat Therien September 15th, 2009 @ 10:28 am Hi Craft Stew! Leave a Reply Categories
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9 Pillowcases and 1 easy Tutorial The deadline for Craft Hope Project 9: Pillowcases is just a couple weeks away. So I figured it was time to get sewing. Especially since some of the moms in Lucy’s preschool were grouping together to send a big package of Pillowcases to ConKerr Cancer. Even easier! I cleaned out my fabric stash and bought a few new colorful prints (stuff I might not normally use but they seemed very kid friendly. So, with these colorful fabrics….I made pillowcases! When I was done, I bagged them up and handed them off to another preschool mom who will contact our local ConKerr Cancer rep for shipping info. Would you like to make some too? I referenced the ConKerr Cancer pattern but like many of you, I’m very visual. So I created a very simple tutorial for making Pillowcases.You’ll find all the info HERE (and in the TUTORIALS tab at the top): So get together with your craft group, church friends, as a family, or by yourself and try it out! Thank you Craft Hope.
Polymer Clay Chameleon Rockfish Boxes August 2001 Polyzine Now I'll cut the fish off the rock using a fresh, sharp, Exacto blade. I'll do this while they're still hot! I know other people do it differently. If you can get the clay off when it's cooled, without stretching or splitting it, by all means, go for it! Some people may prefer to take the clay off the rock at the BASE clay stage. Then they can do repairs on any splits they may make and then cover the repairs up with the embellishment layers. I think I get a tighter, more seamless, fit the way I do it, and I find it easier to apply the embellishment layers with the rock still inside to press against. You should do whatever works best for you after experimenting a bit. The inclination, when cutting, is to cut the fish into two uneven sized pieces, one short and one long. I also don't try to make my cuts straight.