applique is a great way to add a three-dimensional puffy
look to your stamped art. Originally made for use on pre-washed
fabric, it works very well on paper also. Liquid Applique
puffs up on the paper after drying and heating. The fine
tip on the tube makes it easy to apply even in the smallest
areas. It can also be used to write a word, name or phrase.
TO USE LIQUID APPLIQUE:
Sparingly apply liquid applique to desired area by gently
squeezing the tube and writing or filling in the area.
best results, set your project aside overnight to dry
before applying heat.
This step may be omitted if you
want "instant gratification."
with a embossing heat tool. You will be able to see the
surface puff up as it heats. If you overheat it, it will
scorch, become uneven or lift from the paper.
T A M P I N ' T I P S
liquid applique to add dimension and realism to your artwork,
such as icing for a cake, puffy fur on bears, bunnies
and other animals, snow covered pines, realistic sunflower
centers and cattails, or black "hairy" spiders and bugs.
fine glitter can be added to liquid applique before or
after heating to add sparkle.
color to puffed up white liquid applique by dampening
it slightly with water and a brush Dab off excess water
with a paper towel, and paint on diluted pigment ink or
marker ink. Or rub dry finished applique with metallic
rubons or chalk for soft shading.
a background of leather-like consistency which can be
stamped. Apply liquid applique in one or more colors to
the card and roll it out into a thin layer with a rubber
brayer. Cover the whole surface of the card. Heat evenly.
Use for layers, punched shapes, or an entire card background.
E C H N I Q U E E X A M P L E S
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Stamped in Memories Black Ink then Liquid Applique was applied.
The Liquid Applique on the butterfly wings was heated,
the rest was allowed to dry and not heated.