Category Archives: Copper

Copper Update

After nearly two weeks I felt that my piece of silk was ready to wash out. I was a little concerned that the silk may be damaged by the vinegar if we left it too long. This is the prewashed … Continue reading

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Long weekend handbag session

This past Australia Day long weekend I trialled a product called By Annie’s Soft And Stable, an interfacing for handbags which I’d bought last year at a Craft Show.  It was said to be superior to other interfacings in that … Continue reading

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The Copper Project – Stage Two

It appears that vinegar was the answer.  Two days later and there is some  colour in some areas of the fabric. The weather has been very hot so I  am applying more vinegar every couple of days. This next photo … Continue reading

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The Copper Project

My dad gave me a large copper tube, part of an old chimney I think. It had the others at our MELD meeting last week in very excited!  Julie suggested we wrap some silk around it, wet it, wrap it … Continue reading

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