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Re: [BKARTS] album tips?



There's a dense thin poly batting that is used for quilts and garments.
It's not heavy, so allows garments to drape somewhat.  It is what I use for
covering altered books.  It can be found in quilt shops, Joann's, etc.
Bev

----- Original Message -----
From: "jane brown" <brownjm@xxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 8:54 AM
Subject: Re: album tips?

> My suggestion is to go to the fabric store and buy quilt batting.
> It comes in cotton or polyester and you can choose a thickness that
> will accomplish your desired look.  If using cotton batting (usually
> rather thin) you may want to use two layers.
>
> Cotton will be easier to work with (stay in place better), but
> polyester is fluffier, if you want that look.
>
> Neither should need to be completely attached to the board.  If
> slipping is a problem for your project, I suggest attaching only
> at the corners or minimally at best.  The adhesive will soak into
> the batting and cause the texture of the batting to differ where the
> adhesive is applied.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Jane Brown
> brownjm@xxxxxxxx
>
> --On Thursday, December 25, 2003 11:09 AM +0000 jen justjen=20
> <jenjustjen@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> > I've been asked to put a custom album cover together for a scrapbooker
> > and I was wondering if anyone has any links or tips for adding padding
to
> > the cover?
> > Thanks in advance, I hope you're all having a wonderful christmas,
> > kind regards,
> > Jen Hook
> > http://jen.f1-comics.com
> >

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