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March 21, 2015
Stenciling with Glue and Glitter from Linda's Art Quilts

After success with using overhead projection sheets to cut stencils I wondered if these stencils could be used with glue so that glitter could be applied to fabric.

1.  I used the stencil I cut yesterday.

2. Poured a dollop of Weldbond glue onto a scrap piece of paper.
3. Placed the stencil over fabric and applied glue with a small "makeup" sponge.
4. Carefully lifted the stencil from the fabric to reveal the pattern of glue on the fabric.
5. Before the glue dried, I sprinkled extra fine, almost powdery, glitter made by Recollections, over the entire glued surface ...

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February 12, 2015
Monogram Gift Tags – A Valentine’s Day DIY from Brown Bird Designs Quilts

Things you will need

Card Stock
Newspaper – cover your workspace
Pink Felt
White Felt
Fabric Marker
All-Purpose Gel Adhesive (Martha Stewart) with sponge tip
E-6000 Craft Glue


STEP ONE - Download the two letter files (topletter.pdf and bottomletter.pdf). Decide on the letter you will use to create the gift tag. Locate the letter on each file. ie the letter V is on page 4 of both files. Using card stock paper, print both pages the letter is on. Cut out each letter.

STEP TWO - Using a fabric marker, trace the outline of each the ...

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