Learning curve

August 31, 2007 at 7:27 pm 1 comment

When I try a new craft for the first time, it’s not unusual for me to use the first one as practice. If I go into it with that mindset, I don’t feel so bad if (okay…when) it doesn’t turn out the way I want.

I used fusible web to alter a plain cardboard magazine holder. I’m not yet sure if I like how it turned out. I like the concept of it, but I don’t think I love the actual results.

I also learned that you can, in fact, hold the iron on the fabric for too long. I’m not going to tell you where, but if you want to play “Where’s Waldo” with the burn marks, go for it.

I’ll try this sort of thing again, but in the meantime, I have to let this project marinate for a few days to determine 1) if I like it or not and 2) what direction I want to take on future projects.

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Entry filed under: Fabric, Handmade goodies.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. littlewanda  |  September 7, 2007 at 6:36 pm

    I like these – a fun way to jazz up something very ordinary!

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