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SarahFroggy
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2004 07:27:33 AM »

as for the wear of fusible web. i always stitch around the edge of the piece after either by hand which i prefer(like my avatar) or machine. sometimes it doesn't stick completely and i'd hate to see it fall off. also makes it a bit more decorative.
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kumf
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2004 08:33:40 PM »

that is soo cute Cheesy. i love fusible web. but have a hard time with felt and the iron. any tips? or is my only problem the hot iron.  i never follow the directions for the fusible stuff -low setting= yuckies, i have better luck with it really hot, of course i usually fuse 100% cottons

You know I just had a thought, are you using a pressing cloth when you iron the fusible web?  It can be muslin or light cotton fabric.  Wet the fabric and lay it over the felt, ironing over the pressing cloth until it appears dry.  Hope this helps!
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« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2004 09:07:18 PM »

my bad luck with the felt and iron was a result of trying to heat set a gocco print on felt. they suggested paper btwn the felt and the iron but fabric might be a better idea. i'll give it a whirl. also i though heat set needed to be done with a really hot iron. but i'm sure acceptions can be made when the item isn't ironable.
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« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2004 09:41:52 PM »

Oh, how did I miss this post!  That cushion's gorgeous!

This isn't going to help anyone with fusible web, but as for SarahFroggy - instead of heat setting with an iron, try a hairdryer instead.  It's always worked for me!
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« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2004 09:53:18 PM »

ooh a hair dryer. that might work. will experiment tomorrow thanks Smiley i was thinking about someone on here saying they used the clothes dryer but then i imagined the melted felt mess in either my apartment building's only dryer or my parents' at home..not good either way Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2004 04:05:10 AM »

It's a trick I picked up from my artist friends.  About two minutes should do it, and hopefully if you keep the hairdryer moving it won't melt the felt.  Fingers crossed!  Maybe you should try it on a scrap piece first.
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« Reply #16 on: July 05, 2004 01:53:22 PM »

*jumps up and down* that is so darling! I love it! It looks professionally done...are you selling?

Yes!  The pillow is now on ebay.  If you or anyone else is interested, please feel free to bid.  Here is the link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4311672226 . Good luck to any and all bidders Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2004 02:19:32 PM »

I LOve it! I'm gunna make a pillow from felt. I have like 15 piilows on my bed. Not countign the ones I bought. Sorry I just go crazy! lol
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« Reply #18 on: July 11, 2004 10:02:10 AM »

::gasp:: So cute! I have this thing for groundhogs, don't know why. Very nice pillow.
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atomiqt
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2004 12:59:04 PM »

Wow, that is so adorable! Cheesy
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