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crafters thread?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by redroses2106, Nov 20, 2013.


  1. Jesthar

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    These are from a free tutorial from Wired Orchid who makes the most beautifully coloured items. It's basically layers of alcohol inked stencils, starting with muted colours then getting brighter.

    Here is her facebook page, she is pretty good https://www.facebook.com/wiredorchid/

    That pic is actually showing an inadvertent error where I used the 50% opacity Cernit white ( on the right) and you can't tell until it's baked so it muted all the colours further and the backdrop was no longer white. Couldn't decide if I liked it or not :D

    Thanks :) That's a technique where the clay (skinner blend) is torn and stuck onto another sheet and made into a veneer.

    I really must get back to the polymer, not touched it for about 18 months.
     
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    Thanks, that's stunning stuff! *sigh* One of my biggest problems is I want to do ALL THE CRAFTS!!! (Well, within reason...) I know I can't, but I can dream...

    Currently my main 'want to do more of' is glass etching (sandblasting) - I did these at my favourite craft hotel the other week:

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    I've done others with masking tape, regular craft stamps and stickers, but for these I made the stencil designs myself on a craft cutter I just splashed out on...

    I'd love to to be able to do these at home, to be honest, but I'd have to splash out a bit to get the necessary kit!
     
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    Oh, I know that feeling about doing all the crafts! I've got so much stuff now I don't know where to turn :D

    I absolutely love the tumblers - what piece of equipment does the etching?
     
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    You use a sandblaster gun in a cabinet. A moderately hefty air compresser shoots out a stream of air and sanblasting media through the gun to etch into the areas of glass unprotected by a stencil or masking tape, so they go cloudy whilst the rest stays clear

    Here are the other sets I did on holiday, these just using regular craft stickers and masking tape:

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    My latest blanket, this is for my nephew, he has Aspergers and green is his favourite colour soI got 13 different shades of green and he put them in the order he wanted.

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    Nothing, it is a decorative one that says Handmade with Love on it

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    Aw, nice touch! :)
     
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    I forgot to post this when I finished it.

    Hand set Labradorite cabochon on kumihimo braid.

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    I have just finished making this for Chips Walker who is getting Married next month , I hope she likes it .

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    First christmas gift finished for my disney loving best friend.
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    Is that the octopus woman from Little Mermaid? Very nice.

    My little sister had to sit on my knee when I took her to see it as she terrified her.
     
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    Yeah Ursula, thanks :) Aw haha bless her!
     
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    My niece brought some Disney fabric over this weekend, wanting help to make a cushion for her friend. I suggested we also make some bunting for her friend with some of the leftover fabric....

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    Finally got round to finish a carrier bead bracelet. Not a good type of bead for my complete lack of completer finisher skills :rolleyes:

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    Some lovely work on here!
    I've recently got back into clay modelling, here's a few pieces I've done.. I'm fairly happy with how they have turned out although I still need practice! IMG-20190824-WA0000.jpg DSC_0126.JPG 20190907_145050.jpg DSC_0113_1567783475167.JPG
     
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    I bought a tote bag and painted on of my hens on it.
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    The looks abit evil :D
     
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    That’s very good. I wish I could paint half as good as you do :Chicken
     
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