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Bellevue, Washington, US
2009
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Recycled fabric/paper that can be used in so many ways

Great way of recycling to make unique handmade crafts.It can be stitched,stamped or embossed.
Your imagination is your only limitation


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Instructions

  1. How to make a fabric. Papercloth - Step 1 1

    Papercloth is fun to make but slow to dry.
    Step 1 choose back ground fabric.
    I cut sheets to fit in Super B size box (upcycled from hubby's prints)
    This green was created when I embraced the grey last year and dyed all my white summer shirts green threw in some old sheeting too :)

  2. How to make a fabric. Papercloth - Step 2 2

    Place paper on a waterproof background Freezer paper or a tenflon sheet work well.Parchemnt paper works at a pinch.You will want to be able to remove this at the end.
    Begin to load fabric with found paper.

  3. How to make a fabric. Papercloth - Step 3 3

    Continue to add layers of paper until your happy.

  4. How to make a fabric. Papercloth - Step 4 4

    Next to get messy.Apply liberal amounts of 1/2 strength glue.Everything needs to be soaked through.This is the holding layer so make sure you check it's all gooey




  5. How to make a fabric. Papercloth - Step 5 5

    I make this in batches.So here we have 3 different green themed sheets.
    You could add glitter or embossing powder at this stage.
    I sprinkled on pencil shavings

    Hard part LET IT DRY

  6. How to make a fabric. Papercloth - Step 6 6

    Now you have custom made cloth with you can use for any purpose.
    Enjoy !

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