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« Reply #880 on: January 15, 2013 07:24:45 AM »

ugh double stick tape will not hold on stress points.  yeah I would also recommend good old white glue or sewing if it is an item that can be sewn along the edge.
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« Reply #881 on: January 15, 2013 09:32:24 AM »

Yeah, I don't know why the instructions (via martha stewart) said to use the double sided tape with watercolor paper..... the tape seems to work particularly poorly on this paper.

re: this swap, I haven't been working on anything in particular.  There are some test items that I am working on for stuff to submit to MD Sheep and Wool garment & skein competition, so some of those might make an appearance during the next round....
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« Reply #882 on: January 15, 2013 10:54:32 AM »

Yeah, I don't know why the instructions (via martha stewart) said to use the double sided tape with watercolor paper..... the tape seems to work particularly poorly on this paper.

martha stewart...there lies the problem Wink 

it's sheepBlue and alteredmommy to the rescue Cheesy
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« Reply #883 on: January 15, 2013 03:49:42 PM »

Yeah, I don't know why the instructions (via martha stewart) said to use the double sided tape with watercolor paper..... the tape seems to work particularly poorly on this paper.

martha stewart...there lies the problem Wink 

it's sheepBlue and alteredmommy to the rescue Cheesy

LOL, yeah I'm fancying some book making myself here soon. Why would anyone suggest tape for watercolor paper? The two just don't mix.
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« Reply #884 on: January 15, 2013 06:26:07 PM »

I've been making cracked marbles like crazy and will be offering some in the next round of STS....hopefully A2K will attest to their awesomeness once she sees them in person.  Smiley

Other than that I'm still planning on repainting the curb find from years ago for Lana's room.  I found a really cute birdcage half frame that comes with clothing pins so that you can tack up pics, etc. for it.  Hopefully we'll have fun finding things to coordinate with it.

Lana has been doing well.  She just got accepted into a children's chorus and is working hard for their Spring performance.  Since then she's been singing non-stop...so much so that DH and I have memorized their 5 songs some of which are in Spanish and Swahili.  Smiley
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« Reply #885 on: January 15, 2013 08:48:46 PM »

Oooo, cracked marbles are so pretty!   Smiley   I have some extra cracked marbles I made from this past STS holiday appreciation round.   I was pondering what else I could make with them for this coming round too.    Cheesy   I've also got some other things planned for the next round that I've got a start on but I haven't finished any of them yet. 

Is the next round still tentatively in February?   Smiley
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« Reply #886 on: January 16, 2013 05:19:31 AM »

Is the next round still tentatively in February?   Smiley

affirmative Smiley

i've been trying to figure out what to offer in the next sts market as well! 
a bunch of fabrics arrived in the mail last week, so i'm guessing there will be sewn goodies Cheesy
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« Reply #887 on: January 16, 2013 12:25:32 PM »

   I read "sewn goodies" and my crafty ears perked up. I'll be stalking ya Loves2!
 I need purses this round, if anyone needs ideas to make  Cheesy My reliable black bag from 5 years ago is finally dying and I need a roomy "diaper bag-esque" purse to carry around. (Just because I don't have babies anymore doesn't mean I don't need a roomy purse  Cheesy That's a common misconception Roll Eyes )
  I'm also holding out for one of sheepBlue's Teesha Moore bags!! The Sherlock one she did is already pinned  Wink


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« Reply #888 on: January 16, 2013 12:37:13 PM »

there might be a purse or two popping up in my shop...just sayin' Wink

i received an abundance of fabrics and gift cards to some of my fav craft retailers.  new year, new craft supplies to play with Grin
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« Reply #889 on: January 16, 2013 03:43:38 PM »

I have been playing around with some short fiber merino left over from felt camp, doing sculptural stuff like this:



He will probably be in my shop.

I have a big chunk of lime green merino that I need to do something with, if anyone has any suggestions of subjects.
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