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« Reply #20 on: December 27, 2005 06:25:51 AM »

oh my god !
i dunno which is my favourite !!!
i love them ALL !
they are the cutest !!!



i love 'my country doesnt have that' swaps !!!

im a BIG fan of personal swaps ! :-)
« Reply #21 on: December 27, 2005 07:14:48 AM »

Hmm, I just made some pulp to try some crazy paper making adventures, but while reading these instructions they talk about using the mold and deckle, I don't understand why you need the second; couldn't you just use the one with the mesh in it?
Oh! And for the mesh one (I assume this one is the deckle??) When they talk about using a 'fine mesh-nylon netting' could I use the nylon pantyhose are made out of?
Oh dear, so confused....
« Reply #22 on: December 27, 2005 09:44:45 AM »

I haven't made paper since mid-elementary school 10 years ago, but from what I remember, you want something with more... structure than nylon pantyhose.
Pulp is pretty heavy stuff when wet, and pantyhose are very stretchy -- it would end up sagging, and the holes are so tiny that I think they wouldn't let that much water through.

Try going to a hardware store and finding that flexible mesh used as window screens (I think it comes in either plastic/nylon or metal...) Even the metal ones shouldn't rust, since they're used outdoors and I've yet to see a rusty screen door.
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2005 01:14:31 PM »

Those are so cute. Do you think you could do a tutorial on how you decorated the covers? Did you just draw the bunnies? I would love to know how to make the one (cover decoration) on the far bottom right!
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