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These lovely objects are made from recycled Tyvek mailing envelopes! Since they are almost indestructable I have used them as embellishments on the covers of some of my books: This example also has beadwork, which is stitched through the Tyvek and onto the cover with equally indestructable 'fireline.' Back to the Tyvek..... here is a brief description of the process used to create the ornaments. You will need a Tyvek mailing envelope, stamp pad inks or other permanent colored inks, a teflon…

K. Sue Cook
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Starting Oct. 1, I'll be teaching my Tyvek Explorations class on Joggles. com. In four lessons, I will cover working safely with Tyvek; painting Tyvek; melting it with an iron and/or heat gun; manipulating Tyvek before heating to change the effects; making beads; and embossing Tyvek with rubber stamps. The focus is on exploring the many ways this versatile material can be manipulated to create beautiful textural embellishments. You will be encouraged to experiment and share your work with…

Christiane Thevenon
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Hi all, So, I managed to get some pictures of the tyvek floral sculpture that I made for my art coursework project. If you don't already know (which I didn't) tyvek is a non-woven material used in building walls and things, also in C.S.I suits. When heated it goes all crinkly and melts and holes. I used this to create flowers and leaves. I was inspired by Alexander McQueens flower dress, where he had used silk flowers and real flowers. I loved the colours and the shape, and I tried to…

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