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  • Xpandaprint

    Here's a close-up example of Xpandaprint as a three-dimensional element in quilts (quilt by Linda S. Schmidt). So, what is it? Xpandaprint™ is a thick, creamy medium that can be applied with a brush, roller, or sponge. It expands when heated, can be painted, and is non-toxic. You might know...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • UTEE

    Ultra-thick embossing enamel. Similar to regular embossing enamel, but, as the name suggests, is thicker and can be impressed after heating.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Tyvek®

    A "paper" that is made from high-density polyethylene fibers and has the characteristics of paper, film, and fabric. It can be stitched and when heated it shrinks and distorts.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Stippling

    A faux painting technique that gives new surfaces an elegant, aged look made by repeatedly tapping on a surface with paint or ink and a stiff brush. While most methods of faux painting hide imperfections, stippling actually highlights them.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Shiva® Paintstiks®

    Sticks of oil paint in solid form that look like a large crayon. The outer coating must be peeled off before each use because the sticks self-seal after 24 hours.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • That's how we sing

    David and I were walking to Fairway last week and David gave me a lesson on street talk. He told me of the phrase, "That's how we roll". He'd heard our neighbor say the phrase and apparently it wasn't the first time he'd heard it. So, I come home and look it up on Urban Dictionary...
    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Pébéo Acrylic Gel Medium

    A few examples of what you can do with acrylic gel mediums (like Pébéo gel) from Quilting Arts Magazine Fall 2004 Top-left: Uncolored heavy gel (matte) stenciled on satin. Top-right: Uncolored glass bead gel. Bottom: Pumice mixed with luster/pearl powders and heavy gel (gloss and matte...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • Molding paste

    A water-based, acrylic polymer emulsion that dries to an opaque, semi-gloss finish. Once hard, acrylic paint and other media can be applied.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • Gesso

    A thick white or black chalky mixture that can be painted onto paper or fabric to provide a rough-textured surface.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • Gel medium

    An acrylic polymer medium that can accept color media and other additives, such as glitter or fine beads, to create texture when applied to a surface.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • Angelina®

    Fine, glossy synthetic fibers that melt and fuse when heat is applied. Angelina comes in a wide variety of iridescent colors and can be stitched, fused with other fibers, or impressed with a rubber stamp and a warm iron.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • It's a Wrap! QA TV Series 500 just completed taping...

    I've just returned home from Cleveland where we taped our next series of QA TV (airing end of December). This new season promises to be a strong one! Not only did we tape some fabulous segments at International Quilt Festival/Chicago this past April, but we had some rather talented guests joining...
    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 7 Sep 2009
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  • I like to Dye.

    These little things are what I have been so crazed about. I have been making them by the armful and am preparing to sell them along with dyed embroidery flosses, Pretty Purses and other yummies over at my new Etsy account. Keep checking back as I learn how to use it and update it with more items later...
    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 1 Sep 2009
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  • The wonders

    I am back! While in Phoenix we stayed at a friends house. Upon entering her front door my guy noticed this mother and baby and it is a good thing I snapped a picture because the next day that li'l bird was fledged. Other great animals we saw? Bats flying over the pool while we took a wee skinny dip...
    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 12 Aug 2009
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  • Gone Fishin'

    Hey, are you on facebook? I am as Mells Testa. I say that because if you are on facebook and am my friend, you have probably seen these photos before. I am teaching Soy Wax with Paint over at Art Unraveled in balmy, Phoenix Arizona on Wednesday. Wow it's amazing how quickly we can move around this...
    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 3 Aug 2009
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