I am getting really excited. Gina is launching her next book in the Total Trimmings Series today – all about tassels. I literally squealed with delight when my copy arrived. I have had so much fun helping out with samples ready for the shows on Hochanda TV starting today (at 6 and 8pm), more shows tomorrow (9am, 1pm and 5pm).
Watch live on Freeview Channel 85 (UK) or online via their website at www.Hochanda.com
In addition to the book Gina will be launching a great bundle (One Day Special offer) including the Paperlathe system with a brand new Companion CD enabling you to make so many wonderful shapes for tassel tops, mixed media and bead making. Whether you like soft crafts, mixed media or jewellery making you will love it. The small tassel board is great for making mini tassels suitable for both trimmings and for jewellery.
Check Gina’s Facebook page for some examples of the Paperlathe shapes and wonderful tassels in the new book.
Here are some of the shapes that I made from the original Paperlathe system. I created the beads using recycled wrapping paper. Coating them with varnish or clear embossing powders seals them and makes them more robust, finishing them with a lovely gloss shine.
The Paperlathe system provides hundreds of different shapes and the new Companion CD provides even more possibilities with more tassel tops, fabulous stands (fab for mixed media – great shapes for box feet etc. too) and more bead shapes too for jewellery and embellishing.
Delighted with these made with recycled wrapping papers. They will look even better once varnished.
More recycled papers.
These look great in just plain wrapping paper. Just one layer of gloss varnish looks fab.
More stunners. I just love how the patterned papers work out.
I love how these turned out – they look a little oriental. Just need to add some varnish to finish.
Really pleased with my first attempts. These are now ready for covering and making tassel tops. I printed them onto the back of recycled copier paper – I love any opportunity to recycle waste.
I have been busy making lots of samples for the shows and will share more finished work soon xxx.