Mousepads

Mousepads

Post by Christine S. Rou » Thu, 19 Dec 1996 04:00:00



I've been reading about the mousepads a lot here, and plan to get some
cartet padding today to try to make one.  I never saw any instructions
on how to actually do it.  I am thinking of using spray adhesive to
attatch fabric to the padding, and then cutting it to size with a
rotary cutter.  Does this sound about right?  Any advice?  I have got
so many fantastic ideas here.  I love this group!  I am a newbie, but
I intend to stick around. :-)

 
 
 

Mousepads

Post by Joyce T » Fri, 20 Dec 1996 04:00:00



Quote:

>Subject: Mousepads
>Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 03:25:13 -0800
>I've been reading about the mousepads a lot here, and plan to get some
>cartet padding today to try to make one.  I never saw any instructions
>on how to actually do it.  I am thinking of using spray adhesive to
>attatch fabric to the padding, and then cutting it to size with a
>rotary cutter.  Does this sound about right?  Any advice?  I have got
>so many fantastic ideas here.  I love this group!  I am a newbie, but
>I intend to stick around. :-)

Your procedure sounds pretty good to me. I plan to decorate my fabric w/ dye
crayons first. Does anyone know the best material (one that doesn't pill) for
making mouse pads? I would prefer to use natural materials since synthetics
don't iron well. And for my padding, I'm just going to use my old mousepad
(since the fabric is peeling off it anyway).

Thanks for any info! Everyone here always has such great suggestions & advice!



 
 
 

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Post by Gloria She » Sat, 28 Dec 1996 04:00:00




: >Subject: Mousepads
: >Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 03:25:13 -0800
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: >I've been reading about the mousepads a lot here, and plan to get some
: >cartet padding today to try to make one.  I never saw any instructions
: >on how to actually do it.  I am thinking of using spray adhesive to
: >attatch fabric to the padding, and then cutting it to size with a
: >rotary cutter.  Does this sound about right?  Any advice?  I have got
: >so many fantastic ideas here.  I love this group!  I am a newbie, but
: >I intend to stick around. :-)

: Your procedure sounds pretty good to me. I plan to decorate my fabric w/ dye
: crayons first. Does anyone know the best material (one that doesn't pill) for
: making mouse pads? I would prefer to use natural materials since synthetics
: don't iron well. And for my padding, I'm just going to use my old mousepad
: (since the fabric is peeling off it anyway).

: Thanks for any info! Everyone here always has such great suggestions & advice!


Hi
I made several mps over a year ago, using cotton prints, heat bonded to
carpet padding.  My own is used daily and has stood up well to such abuse.
I washed the fabric first to remove the sizing, and used a darker back
ground so it wouldn't show the dirt.  It is about 1 foot square and
works great. gloria
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Mousepads

Post by BUGS19 » Fri, 03 Jan 1997 04:00:00


You might try using Tri-Chem Paint to personalize your mouse pad. I've
been using this paint for two years now and love it.

 
 
 

Mousepads

Post by Roger Sorense » Sun, 05 Jan 1997 04:00:00


Quote:

> You might try using Tri-Chem Paint to personalize your mouse pad. I've
> been using this paint for two years now and love it.

I've never heard of Tri-Chem, where can it be purchased?  Can you
airbrush with it?  Any other info would be great.  Thanks
 
 
 

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Post by Paulin » Fri, 10 Jan 1997 04:00:00


You can only order Tri-Chem from a represtative of thiers (similar to
Avon).   I was a representative about three years ago, and I highly
recommend thier products.  I have tried others since and they don't last
as long and I don't get as much of a variety of types of paints and
colors.

I have a number for a representative in CO.  You can try that number.
She probably does mail orders or she could get you in touch with someone
locally.  (800) 359-3021

Good Luck

Pauline

Quote:


> > You might try using Tri-Chem Paint to personalize your mouse pad. I've
> > been using this paint for two years now and love it.

> I've never heard of Tri-Chem, where can it be purchased?  Can you
> airbrush with it?  Any other info would be great.  Thanks