Mosaic is a relatively new interest, but I’ve dabbled in time gone by. I’ve done a few mirror frames, but can’t get the photo’s right to post!
Here’s my Easter Cross
The others make great placemats or cushions.
decoupage (ˌdeɪkuːˈpɑːʒ) n.
- the art or process of decorating a surface with shapes or illustrations cut from paper, card, etc
- anything produced by this technique
C20: from French, from découper to cut out, from de- + couper to cut]
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I have been Decoupaging for about 10 years. I started on wooden objects and moved on to Fabric, Glass, Enamel, Metal, all kinds of surfaces! In fact, if it stayed still, I wanted to decoupage it! They make wonderful gifts, decor items and are lovely to make.
Candlewicking is a type of embroidery done on 100-percent cotton unbleached muslin, which has not been preshrunk.
The candlewicking fabric is washed after stitching; the shrinking of the muslin will not only hold the knots, but it also will give the puckered look of traditional candlewicking.