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161  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: my GREEN ribbon dress (that has no use for wearing in public) on: November 19, 2004 02:18:06 PM
thats a really cool dress and doesnt look too complicated either
my fave colour is green i flippin luv it!
u cud so wear that with jeans under and a white shirt over it with a few buttons dun up.  and a big chunky gold belt low slung...*thinks* yeh thatd be ace...and big mad gold earrings (the green screams for gold -but tarnished gold...accessories to me lol)
u shud so wear itout!
162  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: coptic tutorial on: November 18, 2004 02:16:11 AM
ooh i wanted to know how to do this too
that makes it look really simple!  Cheesy
163  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Toothbrush Bracelets on: November 18, 2004 01:57:09 AM
cool
thanks for that
im gona make some!
164  U.K. AND IRELAND / ENGLAND / Re:the north west's best! on: November 18, 2004 01:35:58 AM


i hate to pay more than 2/m for fabrics!!

lol dont do my course then will ya! im a textiles student and we hav to buy expensive fabric.
this semester already ive spent over 70quid (got bout 5 metres)and last semester i spent 30quid a metre on tweed! and i had to order 2 metres!
165  U.K. AND IRELAND / ENGLAND / Re: hey im new (UK)-just wondered if ne1 has heard of "Shoo" magazine? on: November 18, 2004 01:32:10 AM
its a shoe magazine
ive never seen it-yeh ive seen that webby and i cud order it thru there...
wh smith is supposed to sell it and none ive been in do! ill try borders
ta
166  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: Toilet Decoupage on: November 17, 2004 07:24:17 AM
omg that is just such a cool idea!
deffo doin that when i get my own place!
167  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: how do i get it to lay flat? on: November 17, 2004 06:58:51 AM
duno
put a big weight on them...heavy books or sumthin
or clamp them with big bull dozer clips?
168  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: Handmade paper..how does one do it!? on: November 17, 2004 06:54:01 AM
u will need: jay cloths
                wire mesh
                washing up bowl
                paper to pulp
                food mixer/ blender
                water
                (u dont need any glue!)
this is what i do...i luv makin paper-always doin it at uni (im doin textiles im not just some random who makes my own paper during lectures! lol)
1/take your paper(plain/newspaper-which i luv cos it goes ded pale grey and has a nice finish) u want to use
2/shred it
3/cut the shreds in to smaller pieces...approx 1 inch long
4/roughly pulp in blender/food mixer
5/little by little blend/whizz again this time with more water-til fine pulp is achieved
6/put pulp in washing up bowl full with water (plenty of)
7/get a wire mesh net thing...only has to be about A5 size (u can get it in art/craft shops or in uni we hav special mesh that gets used in car doors...but i use regular mesh at home and its the same...alternativel y rob some from a car door!)
8/get jay cloths...lay down on surface
9/put net in bowl scooping a fine layer of paper pulp
10/flip mesh over and lay on jay cloth (pulp side down)
11/get another jay cloth and press down on top of mesh (squeeze as much water away as possible)
12/lift mesh...ur paper layer will stay put as long as uve squeezed enuff water out
13/repeat...to build up layers...u can make it dead fine or really heavy
14/leave to dry-when dry peel off jay cloth and hey presto a piece of handmade paper!

*try trapping things in...threads, coloured tissue paper(which bleeds out and makes a nice effect), etc etc...u can also press things in to get a textured effect...bottle tops, coins etc
169  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: journals made with old game boards on: November 15, 2004 02:02:24 PM
fabulous!
love it!
im a design student and we r always being told to be creative bout the way we present our rough work and making a bound sketchbook would be bloody fantastic!
*inspired* Cheesy
170  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Tie flowers (pictures + tutorial!) on: November 15, 2004 01:42:33 PM
nice!
theyd look fab on a suit jacket or even as like a bow on a shirt neck...like a tie ya know.
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