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Great for crafters of all ability degrees, here's a extraordinary selection of vintage heirloom-quality styles for tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and more.
The booklet additionally incorporates a entire checklist of fabrics and precise directions in addition to one hundred forty precious illustrations.
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I was hooked. After working for a while in this way, it was just a natural progression to create a collage for this book. I try to keep a sense of whimsy in my work. Sometimes it’s present in the colors, or the design, or the use of interesting ephemera. Sometimes it’s just a little joke that only I will get, but it makes me happy to know it’s in there. º Adjust the placement of the cameos to add or subtract generations. º Use paper punches to create different shaped cameos. Finding Inspiration º Make a descendent tree by starting with one couple at the top of the tree and working down.
9. Glaze a piece of watercolor paper in the same way as the book pages in step 6. 10. Punch larger ovals from the watercolor paper and then trim the ovals down with pinking decorative-edge scissors. 11. Use a smaller oval paper punch to cut out Fig. 7 photographs and mount them to the bigger, glazed ovals. 12. Put all three accordions together with the largest in the back and the smallest (tree-shaped) one in the front. Use three eyelets to attach the three pieces together along the front edge (Fig.