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FAQs

What does shade mean?
Shade is a color to which black has been added to darken or lower the value of the color.
How can I achieve a high shine finish on my decoupage project?
If you would like to achieve a high shine finish, complete your decoupage project in the traditional way, applying two top coats of decoupage finish to the completed design. Wait one week for the finish to cure, then spray the project with Mod Podge Acrylic Spray Gloss Sealer.
How do I remove the cutouts from my paper stencils?
Gently remove the cut outs from the stencil by pressing on them. If they do not pop out easily, then use a craft knife to cut the area where they remain attached. After removing the cut outs, put them aside you can use the shapes for tracing templates.
How do you embroider with the chain stitch?
The chain stitch is great for flower stems or outlining.
Come up at A; hold loop on surface of fabric. Go down in same hole at A. Come up at B, inside loop. Pull loop even around B. Repeat A-B, going down inside completed loop. Go down at C over last loop to secure.
How do you paint a One Stroke™ wildflower?
Paint in stem first. For flower, load brush with Night Sky and Wicker White. Touch chisel edge to surface, slightly above stem.
Lean brush towards you, pull and lift. Lead with the white edge.
Paint a series of petals down the stem, working strokes from left to right.
How should I store my needlework?
It is best to wrap them in white tissue paper, place them in a box, and store them in a dry place. Do not store them in plastic.
Over time, will Leather Studio™ paint crack or peel?
Leather Studio™ paint is very flexible and will bend, however, it is a product that is being applied over a flexible surface. In surface areas where a lot of flexing occurs, the leather or vinyl may begin to crack.
If this occurs simply bend back the cracking area and fill in with desired color of paint.
What does tone mean?
Tone is the relative lightness or darkness of a color.
How can I achieve the smooth satin look of traditional decoupage?
After applying at least 6 coats of Royal Coat Decoupage Finish to your project (allowing 20 minutes drying time between coats), follow these instructions:
  1. Wet #400 sandpaper with water and a drop of dish soap and sand the finish lightly until flat and smooth. Wipe dry.
  2. Polish the project with #0000 steel wool.
  3. For an even glossier finish, dip the steel wool into a liquid paste of linseed oil and pumice. Gently polish the surface until smooth.
How do you embroider with the couching stitch?
Lay Straight Stitch base.
Come up at A; go down at B. Couch: Come up at C, go down at D. Continue to secure base at even intervals.
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