Useful Tips & Tricks

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Decoupage: Modge Podge Decoupage: Modge Podge
Cut out print very carefully with a craft knife or Mundial embroidery scissors
Paint item CRAFT ACRYLIC paint. When dry, apply a thin coat of Modge Podge over the painted surface with a sponge applicator or a paint brush. (Paint in one direction only). Allow to dry. read more ...


Decoupage Transfer Glaze Decoupage Transfer Glaze
This film is very thin and eliminates the need for many layers of MODGE PODGE. It is more flexible than paper and therefore can be sretched to fit onto curved surfaces such as ostrich eggs and plates etc. read more ...


Glass Stain Glass Stain
Area to be painted must be horizontal – GLASS STAIN will run down the window if not placed flat.
For shading your design, apply one colour on one side of a section and another colour on the other side. Using the nozzle bottle or a toothpick, streak the two colours into each other. read more ...


Brush on fabric paint Brush on fabric paint
Place pattern under fabric and trace design with charcoal or a soft pencil or permanent marker.
Apply paint to fabric with a flat bristle brush – work neatly in one direction as brush strokes show. read more ...


Dazzle Dazzle
If using material cut outs for applique work, apply NO-FRAY to edges to prevent unravelling. Wait till NO-FRAY is dry.
If applique is small, smooth craft glue on fingers at back of design. For larger surfaces, use a paint brush. read more ...


China Glaze China Glaze
Clean surface with methylated spirits. Rinse well. Dry with a clean lint-free cloth.
Draw your pattern onto the glazed surface with a black permanent marker and wait 20 minutes for marker to dry. read more ...


Candle Making Candle Making
STEP 1 -In the process of candle making, firstly prime a wick by dipping into hot wax twice or use pre-waxed wick.
STEP 2 – Preparing a Heritage 2 part mould Place you primed wick into the groove which you will find at the top of 1 of the moulds to be used in candle making. Secure wick into groove with masking tape and bring the rest of the wick up through the pour spout at the bottom of the mould. read more ...


Antique Crackle Antique Crackle
Follow MODGE PODGE instructions, but do not varnish, and continue as follows:
Apply a thin coat of BASE COAT FOR SMALL CRACKS (or if you prefer BASE COAT FOR LARGE CACKS). Wait till dry. Apply a second layer and wait till dry. Each application of BASE COAT takes about 30 minutes to dry. read more ...