As you know, I collected 12 of my favorite techniques for playing with Rubbing Plates and piled everything everything I could possibly fit into the pages of Rubbing Plate Roundup. Unfortunately, not everything fit! Drat and double-drat! I want to make amends for my omission today by sharing one of the “missing techniques” that really […]
Archives for February 2012
Go Bold & Bright When You Swim With Sharks!
I’m back from my conference and digging back into work here in the office. I had an amazing time rubbing shoulders with more than 200 really successful women. The one and only Barbara Corcoran was our keynote speaker, dishing out business advice along with juicy tidbits from her life story. If you are a TV […]
OUTRAGEOUS IDEA: Transfer Foil to Paper With A Laser Printer
In last week’s blog post, I was talking about creating Foil Accents on fabric and paper with rubbing plates, adhesive and craft foil. It’s a really neat process — perfect for those of us with a weakness for shiny stuff. (If you missed the newsletter, the instructions can be found in Rubbing Plate Roundup.) On […]
Add Sparkle and Shine with Foil and Rubbing Plates
Foil was one of the first fabric embellishment toys that I learned about back in the late 90s, even before I learned about my beloved paintstiks. (Oh my goodness! Has it really been that long?) I took a class in St. Paul from Laura Murray at a lovely quilt shop that is no longer with […]