Monday, January 19, 2009

Scrapbook Fibers: How To Use Them...



I was online and found this list on SS posted by Biscuit in this thread...If you are a user on SS, you can see projects made using Fibers too.....

There are 49 listed here and I am sure that there are many more! So get using those fibers!!! I know that some people think they make pages look "messy" and others love the way they look....so Get Scrappin'!!!
Use up your fiber stash!!!

1. Map out your vacation route with fiber threaded through eyelets.
2. Use as laces on paper pieced-shoes.
3. Make a frame around a matted photo or journal box.
4. Tie through the hole of a tag.
5. Use in a sports scene as a basketball hoop, soccer net or fishing pole.
6. Create grass or trees.
7. Spell out a title using fibers to stitch out the letters.
8. Wrap around a border, nugget, tag or corner accent several times.
9. Make hair or other features on paper dolls.
10. Use as a string for balloon die cuts or eyelets.
11. Tie lassos for western pages.
12. Create seaweed on an ocean or vacation page.
13. Attach a tail to a kite.
14. Build a mountain/water outline.
15. Use a rope for a tug of war scene.
16. Fringe on animals.
17. Wrap fibers around letters.
18. Create a shadow for die cut letters.
19. Use fibers to tie 2 or more elements together.
20. Weave through mesh.
21. Create bows.
22. Scarf on a paper pieced snowman.
23. Attach to a brad and use it as a yoyo.
24. Fiber piecing.
25. Used to stitch pieces together to form a pocket.
26. as embroidery stitching.
27. Attach tire (swing) to tree.
28. Wrapping presents.
29. Crossing corners of a photo mat or journal box.
30. Clothesline for hanging mittens with wooden clothespins.
31. Stitching a template design.
32. Thread punches on fiber and create a bracelet around a photo/mat.
33. down the length of the page, photo mat or journal box as a border.
34. To hang/attach buttons or charms.
35. Used to hang signs or metal rimmed tags from buttons, brad and eyelets.
36. Decorations on a Christmas tree.
37. Decorations on an Easter egg.
38. Create a spider web.
39. Lacing 2 pieces together.
40. Ends of a hammock.
41. Wind fibers tightly to form the centre of a flower or leaves.
42. To knit or crochet page accents.
43. as a blanket stitch around a border, or mat.
44. Tassels.
45. Braiding the fibers together to create borders, page breaks etc.
46. As needlepoint stitches on your page elements.
47. Hanging header letter squares or mini tags. 4
48. Enhancing die cuts
49. Accent on Serendipity Squares.

~Cyn~

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