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1  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Embroider with beads around edges? on: June 27, 2007 05:00:55 AM
I searched but i didn't find anything that would help me.
I was just wondering how to use beads to decorate the edge of something. I am making some small brooches which i wanted to decoarte with a beaded edge.
Any tutorials?
2  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / My first post here- KITSCH, NEON NECKLACES/BROOCHES on: June 27, 2007 04:11:14 AM
Okay so these are my necklaces & brooches, what do you think?

3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Discussion and Questions / NeedleNose pliers. on: June 13, 2007 05:40:20 AM
I have just obtained some, but i have no idea how to make a loop on this, anyone have any tutorials?
4  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Discussion and Questions / Realistic cookies? on: June 12, 2007 03:01:19 PM
Just wondering if i wanted to make a really realsitic cookie, you know how they are allgooey and kind of translucent looking with all the melted chocllate inside? How would i start going about this?
I tried just creating a texture using a toothpick but it looks so pathetic i can't even explain what it looks like. I also tried baking some milk peices before then mixing it into some other clay but that didnt work too well either.
5  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Discussion and Questions / Freezer paper? on: June 08, 2007 11:02:15 AM
I live in england and everywhere i have gone no one knows what freezer paper is, is there any other name for it?
Or somewhere i could buy it online?
6  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Help? Not really sure how to do a invisible stitch? on: June 02, 2007 02:35:03 AM
So I am making some appliques to go on clothing using felt.

I have used a whip stitch for the outer but when it comes to ending i don't know what to do.
I tied a knot but it made it look very messy.
Anyone have any ideas?
7  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Discussion and Questions / Delta Texture magic on: May 25, 2007 12:27:30 PM
Just wondering fi there is an alternative to this?
Seeing as it is not sold in the uk,
or if any sites supply this to the uk!
8  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / My polymer bits. Foods... on: May 19, 2007 04:21:30 PM
The first thing i made from polymer clay!





MAde this for myself

9  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Discussion and Questions / Piping realistic frosting on: May 19, 2007 10:42:29 AM
Okay so now i want to purchase a piping bag for real looking frosting such as

Only problem is i don't know what to use to acheiev real icing like that,
How will i colour liquid fimo like that?

10  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Discussion and Questions / Many questions--Chocolate, whipped cream, fingerprints, textures on: May 17, 2007 11:14:59 AM
1. How would you make a realistic looking chocolate?
I tried with a ball of cream coloured clay and overlapped using  a thin peice of clay but once i started rolling to make it smooth they merged together.

2. Whipped cream?
I don't want to use the TLS way, i want hard clay but to for whipped cream should i just use carving tools?
Example- http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/1766/bagacessds1.png

3.Crumbly clay?
SOme of my clay is extremely crumbly even after working with it for 20 minutes it does not seem to improve.

4. Fingerprints?
It really annoys me seeing finger prints on my work, is there anyway of removing them? I tried snanding but if the peice is quite delicate i don't really want to do that.

5.Texture for foods.
Does anyone have any tehqniues for texturing differnt foods
eg: cookies, muffins...
I don't want just the pin pricking technique
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