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Old 10-04-2013, 04:57 PM   #1
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Does anyone have a suggestion for how to fold this doily to make it work behind another stamp? I'm trying to make the card pictured in the catalog on pg. 17-but cannot for the life of me figure out how to fold it properly..
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Practice Really I don't think there is any tip or trick other than just kind of folding/scrunching. I've done it a few times and it just took me a few tries of doing it. If I didn't like it I tried to smooth it out and work on it again. I used some glue dots to hold it down here and there where it needed to. Good luck!
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You could cut one end into the doily center and then cut the center out leaving a bit of the plain paper in the center but then you would have a circular type strip- similar to lace for sewing...

Use sticky strip on the back of your image and then attach the doily in pleated pattern around the circle...

I did this on a card to create a straight strip but it could work on a circle image although you may need to use more that one doily

I am not real fond of this card but you can see the doily "lace" on the side
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Hope this helps and have fun!!
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Oh thanks Ladies! Hadn't thought of using glue dots or cutting out the center...I will just keep practicing...Dang thing looked so easy too!! hahaha
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