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By Betty Oppenheimer

It's effortless to stitch your individual baggage, packs, totes, and residential garage goods! In Sew & Stow, Betty Oppenheimer stocks 31 of her favourite styles, from aprons and laundry baggage to lunch luggage, a knitting needle tote, a visor organizer to your motor vehicle, a grocery tote, and a garment bag. Her tasks are nice for amateur and specialist crafts alike; each one trend contains step by step directions and illustrations, and every could be accomplished in exactly a number of hours. With Oppenheimer's support, someone can flip a swatch of serious textile right into a useful, brilliant, ecofriendly merchandise that may be used back and again.

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Wipe a thin application of liquid translucent clay onto the stencil using a squeegee tool. Lay this treated side on clay, then smooth over the stencil with your fingers to ensure that it is completely in contact with the clay. 2. Using a squeegee tool, apply paint over the stencil. Put the decorated clay aside to let the paint dry. Use the pan to wash paint off of the stencil and squeegee. Dry the stencil and tool. 3. Stencil on three additional paint layers, letting each layer of paint dry before another is added.

Create the border pattern by sponging on metallic paint. Use liquid translucent clay to seal the powder. 2 3 Stamp this tile using acrylic ink (shown Dr. Ph. Martin’s iridescent ink). Inks of this type cover the stamp and adhere to the clay differently than pigment inks or acrylic paints. As a result, this medium leaves lacelike images. Stamp credits: Hero Arts, Magenta, Hampton Art, Judikins Here, preserve the detail of an intricate stamp by using Clearsnap’s ColorBox Fluid Chalk ink pad. qxp 12/8/06 5:34 PM Page 34 Basic Surface Recipes Stamps and Texture Tools Stamp Credit: Judikins Stamps and texture tools provide dimensional interest to clay surfaces.

Qxp 12/8/06 5:35 PM Page 48 Basic Surface Recipes Alcohol Inks Alcohol inks blend like watercolors on polymer clay. Materials ■ alcohol-based inks, such as Ranger Crafts’ Adirondack alcohol inks and Jacquard Piñata Colors ■ swatch of fabric with a texture ■ wax paper ■ spray bottle containing rubbing alcohol ■ brayer 1. Place the fabric on wax paper and spritz it lightly with alcohol. 2. Drop various colors of ink onto the fabric, allowing the colors to bleed into one another. 3. Pick up the fabric and wax paper together and place the fabric side on clay.

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