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Forum: Tutorials 2014-07-29, 8:49am
Replies: 57
Views: 35,424
Posted By Islandgirl
This is the tutorial you were talking about isn't...

This is the tutorial you were talking about isn't it? http://www.jcherrell.com/EEAT.htm
Forum: Tutorials 2014-05-13, 9:00am
Replies: 96
Views: 56,122
Posted By Islandgirl
I think you are entitled to print and then sell...

I think you are entitled to print and then sell one printed copy of any tutorial.. it's no different than a used book or magazine... Once you have sold the printed copy all electronic files and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-01-02, 7:32am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,671
Posted By Islandgirl
Didn't Ask make a yellow about that colour?

Didn't Ask make a yellow about that colour?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2012-02-07, 6:02am
Replies: 956
Views: 195,237
Posted By Islandgirl
Where are people buying the tubes silver......

Where are people buying the tubes silver... copper whatever that they are using to core beads. & has anyone tried the 1/4 inch copper plumbing pipe?
Forum: Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. 2011-02-23, 7:29am
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By Islandgirl
Would love to take her class but no way can I...

Would love to take her class but no way can I abandon the gallery to my DH's TLC until after the Sept long weekend!

Lynne
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2010-06-30, 7:23am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,473
Posted By Islandgirl
THought I'd pop in and say hi... haven't been on...

THought I'd pop in and say hi... haven't been on LE for months... I use up most of my transparent shorts as centers for large beads....

I actually run two (5l) concentors... I found that having...
Forum: Tutorials 2010-02-17, 4:59am
Replies: 85
Views: 34,020
Posted By Islandgirl
If I'm doing a transparent thimble I do use a...

If I'm doing a transparent thimble I do use a thick white stringer to put on the base ... but be careful if you slip you'll pull up your bead release....

For the top I use a pinecone leather...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-12-02, 11:03am
Replies: 34
Views: 7,015
Posted By Islandgirl
I did vote but I can't really pick my top 3......

I did vote but I can't really pick my top 3... There is glass on that list that I've never tired though.... SO much glass so little time!

Lynne
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-05, 4:48am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,755
Posted By Islandgirl
I have the 6" inland and the jury is still out......

I have the 6" inland and the jury is still out... but now that I've read Kalera's tutorial... everything might just work! The inland disks are not colour coded and it is very hard to tell the 600...
Forum: Tutorials 2009-02-23, 6:20am
Replies: 97
Views: 71,150
Posted By Islandgirl
I have a 28 gauge Viking Knit 'Chain' one but I'm...

I have a 28 gauge Viking Knit 'Chain' one but I'm sure I had 8 -10 loops... big issue is the wire is so fine that the ends have all come back to life and it's a bit like wearing a cactus... will try...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-08, 7:22am
Replies: 74
Views: 9,523
Posted By Islandgirl
bumping this... has anyone used the effretti...

bumping this... has anyone used the effretti clear 006XC it's the new new clear?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-08, 7:15am
Replies: 122
Views: 16,199
Posted By Islandgirl
I was just about to ask the same question as...

I was just about to ask the same question as 'glassbead' I need clear glass and with the Canadain $ want to order from Canada but now there is both 006 (ultra clear) and 006XC (Crystal clear) they...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-07, 12:19pm
Replies: 74
Views: 9,523
Posted By Islandgirl
I went to buy clear glass today and discovered...

I went to buy clear glass today and discovered that there are now two 006 (effretti) glasses... Ultra clear (the original) & 006XC Extra Clear which is quite new... has anyone used the Extra Clear?...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-06, 6:45am
Replies: 74
Views: 9,523
Posted By Islandgirl
That is gorgeous!.. I melt my petals flat...

That is gorgeous!..

I melt my petals flat too... actually some colours melted flat are totally impossible to see! So figuring out where to poke the bubble is entertaining!

Lynne

PS where...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-05, 4:44am
Replies: 74
Views: 9,523
Posted By Islandgirl
I do it more like bousky I have just enough...

I do it more like bousky I have just enough glass to cover the flower sometimes I flatten the globs sometimes I don't but you do have to completely cover all the petals . Once that is done I fill...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-04, 8:53am
Replies: 74
Views: 9,523
Posted By Islandgirl
Have you ever tried just encasing the flowers......

Have you ever tried just encasing the flowers... putting a blob of glass over the flower than filling in between the blobs... I don't use a hot head but the blobs don't have to be very big.. that's...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-04, 8:46am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By Islandgirl
me again do you have a hot head to play on before...

me again do you have a hot head to play on before the class... I have one and it's hooked up (my demo was cancelled due to one of the many storms the east coast had in December) and I have bullseye...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-01-04, 8:44am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By Islandgirl
I was just asked to do a demo on a hot head after...

I was just asked to do a demo on a hot head after not using one for 12 years... I couldn't even make a bead out of ivory moretti without getting so frustrated that I was ready to pitch the bead...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-20, 12:36pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Islandgirl
Part of my issue with buying a big tank is the...

Part of my issue with buying a big tank is the fact that this is the first time in 10 years that I've used a hot head... I think once a year is enough! I'm demoing at the high school they said for...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-20, 10:26am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Islandgirl
You think I'm gonna haul a barbecue tank around.....

You think I'm gonna haul a barbecue tank around.. anyway they aren't legal inside public buildings in this province! My one pound blow torch is marginal! Although you can have a welding torch........
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-20, 6:02am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Islandgirl
That's what I'm using is one pound tanks... so...

That's what I'm using is one pound tanks... so I'll persevere... I'm sure my main problem is that i'm working too high! You can still get bulk MAP in NC... I've always used one pound cans.....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-19, 3:03pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Islandgirl
I was using ivory glass when I was trying it...

I was using ivory glass when I was trying it out... which next to white is about as soft as you can get...it might even be softer... I might have been too high in the flame though.... I was self...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-19, 2:10pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Islandgirl
Yea but this is really slow.... I remember being...

Yea but this is really slow.... I remember being able to make beads... when I actually used one of these things 15 years ago... now it barely melts a rod of glass....

Lynne

I just use a minor...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-19, 10:51am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Islandgirl
Hot Heads... DO they get dirty?

I have to do a demo in a high school in a couple of weeks so I dug out my hot head... (I haven't used one in over 10 years so really don't have a clue how hot they should be... but it takes me 10...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2008-11-11, 8:11am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,252
Posted By Islandgirl
I have some of that but I really think your...

I have some of that but I really think your sweater looks like one of the red orange effretti colours....

Lynne
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