Wednesday, January 7, 2015

WOYWW 292

I'm still knitting the Christmas hat, but I've started on the decreases which is good but it's my first time doing a decrease with a fair isle pattern so it's lots and lots of double checking so it's like the closer I get to the end, the longer it takes to get there lol.

Today I decided to get the gnome stamp set from Club Scrap ready to use. So I use a glue that stays tacky (after it dries) on the back. I use a pizza box that has been covered in the glue. I can shut the lid and do other things if I'm so inclined.

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8 comments:

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Oh, I sympathise with the 'decreasing in a pattern' syndrome! If you don't double check, then it's bound to go haywire. Not long to go now, I hope!
I thought those were biscuits covered in icing at first before realising they were stamps!! Lol, they'd be chewy then!
Hugs, LLJ 18 xx

sandra de said...

Always interesting to see how other woyww deal with crafty projects. I am pretty sure "fairythoughts" was doing the exact same project this week.
sandra de @14

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

I find the glue on the stamps very interesting! Great concept!
Glenda #36

Queenie Jeannie said...

Wondering how you store your "sticky" stamps??? I unmounted ALL my wood mount stamps years ago and used a thin cling foam. Took me about 6 weeks, but saved gobs of space and weight.

Happy Crafting!
Jeannie #33

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I have never made anything as complicated as a hat. Only afghans. But I applaud you.

I use a similar product (not sure what you use, but they don't sell my product anymore) called Wacky Tac on the back of my UMs. I would NEVER add that foamy stuff so many people believe in. I like the way you keep yours from getting dust and other things on the stamps as they dry. Wonderful idea.

Happy belated New Year and happy belated WOYWW from # 2.

Artatag said...

I wonder what kind of glue it is. Looks like a cool idea.
Cheers
Gabriele 29

Cazzy said...

Happy WOYWW.

I hope the knitting ends up right! You are the second person stickying up their stamps, I have some of this stuff and I found that it eventually loses some stickyness and the stamps leap off the storage sheet. It might have all dried up now, both large bottles have a cracked lid which I didn't notice when I first bought them years ago.

Cazzy #89

Stacy Sheldon said...

So, this is just a "drying" box, you dont store the stamps like this once the glue dries right?
today I was mounting some wood mounted stamps that I bought before Christmas and I was laughing at my self because, I really hate to deal with mounting stamps both to wood or to cling foam so this was a fun desk to see today. :)
~Stacy #67