Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #356 March 27th 2013
Rose Bud  
New tutorial author Marie Carlsson will show you how to turn three five petal flower punch outs into a beautiful rose bud.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Five Petal Flowers (die cut or punched)
  • Wire
  • Glue
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Anne asked: "how do you get the crayon off the iron?"
    A: While the iron is still hot, just use a paper towel to wipe off the excess crayon. Next run the iron over some scratch paper to get rid of the rest of the residue.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Kim has a suggestion for the Clay Hanger tutorial: "I'll bet a set of chimes could be made with this concept!!!"

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