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Re: [BKARTS] Grain issues



Thanks for the tips, Linda. I'll try fusing larger pieces and see it that
helps.

Cheers,
Barbara


On 8/2/07, Linda M. Cunningham <lindac@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> >Right now, I'm cutting the silk into pieces, and then fusing it to the
> Heat
> >`n Bond, but would it work better to fuse a large piece of the silk, and
> >then cut it into pieces? I don't want to ruin any more cloth, so thought
> I'd
> >ask you all before I proceed further. Thanks.
>
> Yes, you're far better off with fusing a big piece and then cutting
> it down to size, and it's been my very limited experience that you're
> better off fusing the  paper and Heat n Bond to the fabric, than the
> Heat n Bond and fabric to the paper.
>
> I've tried both with some very fine felt (which has no grain) and
> find that doing the paper first seems to work better there as well:
> anyone else tried this experiment?
>
> Linda
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-- 
Barbara Simler
Moon Bindery
Kamloops, BC
www.moonbindery.com

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                Online exhibit and catalog order form at
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