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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Snowflake Preperation

First you make your snowflake

Then this time I use this school glue with a little water then dip and paper towel squish to remove excess, and pin out to dry.  Its will wash out and is not my only method.  Sometimes other for delicate snowflakes is hair spray and so many others.
starch and sugar water and some are good with nothing at all!
I learned of dipping things in white antacid and this is good for non yellowing too!
What do you do?

21 comments:

  1. I’ve used starch and glue. I worry that sugar will attract ants!

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    1. You know I have made these sugar eggs with royal icing frosting for Easter long ago for friends and they kepted them for many years till they fell apart.

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    2. My grandmother gave my mom a couple of beautiful sugar Easter eggs many years ago. They didn't attract ants - while we were at church the dog ate them!

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    3. That is so funny I had a German shepherd that I could so see him doing that. So funny brings back good memories thanks for sharing with me🙂

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  2. I don't usually stiffen, but if I do I just "paint" fabric stiffener on the back. I like lace to flow freely like lace. ;)

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  3. That is what lots of people do and I have done that with small flakes too.

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  4. I use the water and glue trick and do it again if I want something really stiff, but mostly I pin then dampen and let dry.

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  5. Sounds like you have a good system for snowflakes

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  6. wow so wunderschöne Sterne. So zauberhadt schön .Grüsse Marlies

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  7. También uso ese método y el azúcar tambien siempre que no sea para guardar la labor.Besos.

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    1. Yes I think I like sugar most of all and if you just washed it out that would be fine😃

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  8. I don't stiff actually, but if I had to, I've bought a good transparent fabric glue, I put it on the back only, it's a type of glue for light stiffening the bobbin lace. I've tried the white school glue in the past, but it makes the lace becoming like plastic coated

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    1. I think it is different in you country, you are not the first to say that. But I do mix mine with half water

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  9. Wow Carollyn, I love these snowflakes made with little snow flakes! I use hair spray for my works generally.
    hugs
    sabrina

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  10. Yea I really like that too. And I have a hair straightener that I use like an iron when I don't want to use my big regular iron :)

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  11. Yo uso 50 porciento de cola de escuela y 50 de agua y quedan un poco rígido,pero no tanto,cuando use maicena o almidón con agua me quedaron blancos, nunca usé spray de cabello lo voy a intentar,gracias ,les deseo muchas bendiciones y prospero año 2019

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  12. Yes, I will have try cornstarch I forgot about that❤🎄❤

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  13. Quite a collection of options! I need to try out a few :-)

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  14. lovely snowflakes!
    I`m doing it with woodglue+ water. for me is the best idea.

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  15. Yes that will be waterproof when dry I can see for your projects it's a great idea

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