All Dolled Up

Wire wrapping and soldering are the techniques you’ll use to create an amazing doll all decked out in fantasy materials—collage items that are beautiful and meaningful. Through detailed step-by-step photos excerpted from her book Pretty Little Things, Sally Jean Alexander will take you from wire cutting and shaping to soldering to embellishing. And like your dreams, the
possibilities are endless!

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Artist Profile: Josie Cirincione

Giuseppina “Josie” Cirincione is a mixed media collage artist known for her amazing soldering skills. She’s the author of Solder Technique Studio, Collage Lost and Found and Bent, Bound and Stitched. Q: What’s your current favorite, can’t-live-without-it tool? A: Cuttlebug …

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Mosaic Tile Bottle

Laurel Skye, author of Mosaic Renaissance, will have you soldering, creating and applying patterns and working with photos, paper and rhinestones—all in this great project. You’ll use techniques basic mosaic techniques and add new ones to your list of skills. Find a bottle, pull together or supplies and create a beautiful object you’ll be proud to display!

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Solder Secrets

Whether you are working on a flat-surfaced project or something three dimensional, finishing and edging your work with solder is easy. Pretty Little Things author Sally Jean Alexander takes the mystery out of soldering with three great mini lessons and a handful of tips that will have you packing heat in no time.

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