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1  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 14 ENTRIES / Re: Cherrylicious Pillow on: August 06, 2006 04:53:42 PM
I had alot of fun & yes - hamsters need accesories too!
2  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 14 ENTRIES / Cherrylicious Pillow on: August 06, 2006 12:08:31 PM
Finally a pillow that is small enough to fit in my studio apartment!

3  New York / New York: West / Keep the Buzz alive for another craft show in Rochester! on: April 05, 2006 01:19:54 PM
 Smiley Smiley
4  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Marble! Marble! Marble! on: March 29, 2006 01:01:48 PM
Micheals arts and crafts! (sorry about the late reply)
5  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Screen Printing: Discussion and Questions / Re: I WANNA SILKSCREEN! on: March 13, 2006 03:10:17 PM
i did dry it, in complete darkness the entire time( a week). is it possible to actually let it burn for too long?  has anyone ever used a 200 watt bulb? if so, what length of time worked best? i used a very thin layer of emulsion b/c i felt last time that i used too much. also, do you think that maybe i just let it sit too long, so the entire screen was so dry that now none will come off?
uuuuuugh so frustrating.

The screen never gets "too dry," but sitting around for a week might slowly expose it to light seeping into it storage space. A 200 watt bulb might or might not need that much exposure time, but from what you described, it sounds like you made a mistake I've made a couple of times. It's a good idea to blow out the screen in indirect light... like a darkened room lit by a light in another room through a door.

6  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Screen Printing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Is it worth it? on: March 13, 2006 03:01:14 PM
It's not that I'm scared of the emulsion - it's just that I can't afford to have a new screen for every design I want to do at the moment...

Also, you don't need to use the 'silk screen' material (also known as polyester organdy) which runs $16-$24 a yard.  You can use similar polyester fabric, used for sheer curtains, that can be found in the interior design section of the fabric store for only $5-8 a yard.  It is better for the environment (not using gallons and gallons of water with bleach) and saves elbow grease from 20-35 minutes of scrubbing out the design.
7  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Random earrings I crafted on: January 24, 2006 05:38:16 PM
You're so talented!
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Repainted Mirror Frame on: January 04, 2006 06:19:48 PM
yeah the detailing is great, great choice of colors and combinations of patterns, you're very artistic!
9  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Handmade Christmas. on: December 25, 2005 04:53:37 PM
the life of Kiwi was legendary, as was Sputnik's....'courageous little guys, I'm sure they are smiling down on us :angel:
10  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Dinosaur Tree Ornaments! on: December 25, 2005 07:32:08 AM
Looks like the Dinosaurs that live in the wall in Pee-Wee's Playhouse, so freggin cool.
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