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« on: June 06, 2008 07:02:53 AM »

I've been meaning to experiment with the fusing technique for ages.  Now that I have - aside from the noxious fumes - I'm loving it! The finished pieces looks like faux fused glass pendants.  And the great thing about it is that the pieces are not as prone to chips or cracks when dropped Wink  All these pendants were made for a swap, and I think my swap partner is happy with them!  On with the pics:




















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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2008 07:10:42 AM »

Love -love- love. I am sure your swap partner loved them too.
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2008 07:10:50 AM »

I'm dying of curiosity - how'd you do it?! They're really neat! I especially like the first one.
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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2008 07:18:27 AM »

thx Smiley  here's the link on how to do it (it's the bit about fantastic fusibles):

http://shrinkydinks.com/pages/instructions/KB_Assortment_instructions.pdf
 
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2008 07:27:22 AM »

Great technique!  I love the second one - flip it over, and its the Romanian flag!
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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2008 07:42:06 AM »

Great technique!  I love the second one - flip it over, and its the Romanian flag!

i never knew that!  the things u learn on craftster Wink

btw, love the quote u have about women Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2008 08:22:56 AM »

Great technique!  I love the second one - flip it over, and its the Romanian flag!

i never knew that!  the things u learn on craftster Wink

btw, love the quote u have about women Smiley
LOL thanks! It is a Laurel Thatcher Ulrich quote that I have always loved (though often mistaken for a Mae West quote).

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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2008 09:08:16 AM »

I likes.  They look like glass...

I never have a problem with fumes, but I do notice they smell a bit, but not horribly.  Did you try running your vent fan or opening a window (if thats an option)?
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« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2008 09:43:33 AM »

thx Smiley  here's the link on how to do it (it's the bit about fantastic fusibles):

http://shrinkydinks.com/pages/instructions/KB_Assortment_instructions.pdf

I had seen that on the instructions before, but I didn't have any idea what they'd turn out like. Now I know! So how did you do yours - was each piece you fused a different color, or did you do clear ones around a colored one, or something different? If you did different colors, can you tell by looking at the side how they were stacked - which one was on top, and so on? And is the sparkly bit in the purple in the last photo glitter, or bubbles, or something else entirely?

So many questions! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2008 10:49:18 AM »

beautiful!! I love fusing!!!!!
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