Glue 102: Working With Fibers
Beginner | 34 min 52 sec
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With so many glues available it can be hard to find the perfect one for your project. Luckily, artist Twinkie Chan (aka Stephanie Lee) has done the work for you. After spending years making wearable crocheted art, she’s here to share the essential adhesives from her craft kit. She’ll explain how to attaching porous and non-porous materials to fiber, how to work with metal, and the best glues for attaching plastic to fibers.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Aleene’s OK to Wash It
  • Beacon Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive
  • Glue Dots
  • Hot Glue Gun and Surebonder brand glue sticks
  • Loctite Super Glue Gel Ultra Gel Control
  • Beacon Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive
  • Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate
  • Gutermann Ht2 Textile Glue
  • Optional tools: tweezers, glue syringe, wire cutters
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Learn how to:
  • Bond fiber to fiber
  • Attach small porous elements
  • Attach small, non-porous embellishments
  • Select the best glue for working with plastic
  • Use glue to adhere metal to fiber

What you'll get
  • A series of easy-to-follow video lessons on selecting glue for fiber-based projects
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by artist Twinkie Chan
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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rosiland henderson
I totally learn new looks doable.
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Jessica Ryan
It's so nice to learn about how different types of glue can affect a project without having to buy and test them myself. I definitely have a better understanding of which glues suit different projects, and a list of new glues to keep on hand!
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Jean Shoemaker
well explained and demonstrated.
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