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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-03-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,591
Posted By sabknits
I keep it ALL....... unless it's too small to...

I keep it ALL....... unless it's too small to pick up with my fingers (then it gets swept off the table into the trash can when I clean up). I keep ALL scraps of scrapbook paper in a bin by...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-29-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,959
Posted By sabknits
Just wanted to add that the machine is very...

Just wanted to add that the machine is very quiet. You DO hear a change in the motor when the sandwich is too thick, so not much chance of overburdening it unless you're not paying attention (or...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-29-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,959
Posted By sabknits
I got my BSE for Christmas, so haven't had it...

I got my BSE for Christmas, so haven't had it long. I had my reservations as DIL had purchased a crank model a couple of years ago and it was broken before she had a chance to use it. Sizzix barely...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-10-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,339
Posted By sabknits
I store my stamps by category - trees & leaves,...

I store my stamps by category - trees & leaves, critters, flowers, etc. I split my SU sets into those categories EXCEPT those sets that are size or shape specific - like the tiny tags. Those I...
Forum: Mission: Organization 10-20-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,019
Posted By sabknits
I use a 4' x 2' display rack that I purchased at...

I use a 4' x 2' display rack that I purchased at Displaystogo.com. It has stabalizing feet that span a 3' space. I attached small binder clips at appropriate intervals and hang my artwork on it...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-14-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,272
Posted By sabknits
This ornament reminds me of the 3-D structures my...

This ornament reminds me of the 3-D structures my grandmother made from old greeting cards. I remember that she made boxes and chairs..... I'll bet I have a box of WIP in the basement.... will have...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-14-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,812
Posted By sabknits
I like Adirondack Lights. It gives the palest...

I like Adirondack Lights. It gives the palest outline. Once the image is colored and dry, I highlight the borders with a marker.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-18-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,043
Posted By sabknits
I'm relatively new to stamping, compared to the...

I'm relatively new to stamping, compared to the rest of you. I've only been at it for 6 years. I was coming off an 8 year stint of intensive "hand knit to sell", knitting at red lights on my...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-02-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,784
Posted By sabknits
Let me just share that I've heat embossed on...

Let me just share that I've heat embossed on vellum with no warping. However, one at least one piece, the melted embossing powder flaked off the vellum once the piece was cool. I used name brand...
Forum: Mission: Organization 06-02-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,323
Posted By sabknits
I use a couple of "storage solutions": For...

I use a couple of "storage solutions":

For card / page layout ideas, I keep a spiral notebook where I tape clippings and make notes. I use repositional tape to attach the clippings so I can...
Forum: Mission: Organization 05-26-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,925
Posted By sabknits
I have a LOT of reinkers. I separated them by...

I have a LOT of reinkers. I separated them by type of ink (chalk, dye, solvent) and store them in appropriately sized containers. My favorite is a sturdy wire mesh kitchen organizer that has two...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-26-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,969
Posted By sabknits
This is an artform that ANYone can do, including...

This is an artform that ANYone can do, including those of us who didn't get the "representational drawing" gene.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-24-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 157,031
Posted By sabknits
Someone please enlighten me: What is SCAL...

Someone please enlighten me:

What is SCAL software?

O bug? sab
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-24-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 157,031
Posted By sabknits
Does anyone have the Design Studio software? I...

Does anyone have the Design Studio software? I have the Cricut Create and want more cutting options. From what I've seen online, you need the actual cartridge in order to cut (got that info from a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-26-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By sabknits
Quickutz

Just a note - DIL bought a Quickutz Squeeze and the Revolution last summer. She kept the Squeeze at her house, left the Revolution with me. I've used it a couple of times but managed to break the...
Forum: Techniques 01-26-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By sabknits
Shaker won't shake.....

I LOVE the idea of using onion seeds! What a great eco-friendly idea! And matching fun foam to the card color is a nifty idea too!

As for building frames, chipboard might work well, or several...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-16-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,966
Sticky: Cricut FAQ
Views: 237,290
Posted By sabknits
I got mine through Amazon, "new or used" section....

I got mine through Amazon, "new or used" section. Came within 2 days and in pristine condition, in original box and shrink wrapped. sab
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-15-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,966
Sticky: Cricut FAQ
Views: 237,290
Posted By sabknits
I've had the same problem with the Provo papers...

I've had the same problem with the Provo papers (white core). I deepened the blade length without adding pressure, slowed the machine to speed 1. Worked pretty well. New blade works even better!
...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-03-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,966
Sticky: Cricut FAQ
Views: 237,290
Posted By sabknits
I own a Sizzix Sidekick and have access to a...

I own a Sizzix Sidekick and have access to a Cricut (original) and a Quickuts machine (DIL shares). They each have their advantages and disadvantages.

With the Cricut I've been frustrated that...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-25-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By sabknits
I've used my Xyron machine, sans cartridge, to...

I've used my Xyron machine, sans cartridge, to produce monoprints. Sandwiched the inked paper and paper I was printing onto between sheets of thin chipboard. Worked GREAT! sab
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-25-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,345
Posted By sabknits
Cleaning stipple brushes

I use a paint brush cleaning soap that I purchased at the local art supply store. If that doesn't work, I try baby wash and if that doesn't work I use a citrus based cleaner that removes absolutely...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-04-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,351
Posted By sabknits
White on white

I had this same issue last year when trying to add "snow" to stamped evergreen trees. Here's what I wrote in my "technique" notebook:

White flocking powder on the "furry" spots, even on just the...
Forum: Techniques 09-01-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,267
Posted By sabknits
Recycling napkins / tissue paper

Ironing the single layer of tissue to fusible web gives the tissue a more fabric like temperament. It can be stitched, embroidered, glittered, painted, then used in whatever - though it's not...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-27-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By sabknits
Xyron carts - decent prices

I've purchased replacement carts from stickermaker.com; best prices when you buy in bulk.

Have also purchased from joann.com and most recently from amazon.com.

I have the 150, 500 and 900...
Forum: Techniques 08-27-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,267
Posted By sabknits
Recycling Napkins...

I've been playing around with napkins and tissue paper for a while and here's how I work with them:

I use a sheet of palette paper for my base, slather on diluted (1:1) Mod Podge, layer my single...
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