Thursday, 16 February 2012

1 step forward and 3 steps back!

A small pile of dyed iron-on interfacings - the new Decovil and Decovil Light on some particularly gorgeous newspaper.

You have it all planned - 4 days to prepare for a show with new samples and all the products dyed, cut and packed for 3 x workshops of 20 retailers - aaRGGHH!!! The exhaust fell off the car, loads of orders came in (I'm not complaining really) and piles of paperwork leapt out and needed doing  . . . . but I have finally knuckled down.

Even my sofa is covered with dyed iron-on interfacing hopefully drying ready to use tomorrow, I just don't seem to have enough floor space.

 I was hoping these books would be covered by now - tomorrow's blog . . . . .

I am getting SOME samples done. This is a wooden box that has been dyed turquoise - (it just happens to match my hair). Painted Bondaweb was then ironed onto it and decorated with gilding flake. The box was then sealed with acrylic wax.

 This is very subtle for me - Painted, then printed Bondaweb, torn, then ironed onto my favourite black Pelemt Vilene Lite.

So back to the paintbrush - I need to paint more newspaper and Bondaweb so they will dry ready to cut and pack tomorrow.

See you soon, x



2 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous box - how strange it's painted the same colour as your hair........ perhaps it's a subliminal wish to be in the Med????? I'm sure you'll get everything done - I always worry if prep goes too well!!!! lol

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