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« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2011 08:05:37 AM »

For the felt cutting, I draw my design with a disappearing ink pen on the back side and then use my good scissors to cut around the pattern.

I think the key is to use a nice wool felt. It seems to hold together better than craft felt.

I buy mine from this etsy shop...
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The colors are awesome!
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« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2011 05:36:01 PM »

So cute!! The bird is adorable and I love the idea of stamping the fabric.  Very cool Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2011 09:16:01 PM »

This turned out so great! I love the letter font for your stamps.
I have been wanting to try this for a while.
For the Mel Brooks Swap I stamped the swap details on the back of a hoop for my partner. It worked out pretty well but my ink was getting all smudgy and as it was on the back I let it slide.
 Did you use any kind of fixative or "heat set" for this?
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« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2011 04:33:00 AM »

Ah beautiful hoop - it'll look fab on your hoopla wall.
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« Reply #24 on: June 06, 2011 03:52:38 PM »

 Shocked What a great idea, it is the stitching if writing which really puts me off adding it to hoops. Stamping here I come. Or xylene transfers.
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« Reply #25 on: June 06, 2011 06:11:08 PM »

This turned out so great! I love the letter font for your stamps.
I have been wanting to try this for a while.
For the Mel Brooks Swap I stamped the swap details on the back of a hoop for my partner. It worked out pretty well but my ink was getting all smudgy and as it was on the back I let it slide.
 Did you use any kind of fixative or "heat set" for this?

I love the idea of stamping the back with the swap details! Really special and much faster than stitching the letters.

I used a permanent ink pad for the stamping. It smelled pretty terrible - like a giant sharpie marker - but it didn't get smudgy. I don't think it could be washed or anything though.
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