Tag Archives: Thermoplastics

Hot Glue Guns Compared

I recently tested a bunch of hot glue guns in an effort to learn more about their properties.  I freely sent a report on my results to a company that makes these guns in the interest of their improving their products.  Here is the report: Hot Glue Pen and Gun Reviews PDF 

       

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Hot Glue, Costume College 2015

Hot Glue Workshop Poster

Lecture Notes for Hot Glue Presentation

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Some Examples shown in the presentation:

Parchment paper is formed into small cones
Parchment paper is formed into small cones
Hot Glue is formed in a swirl over a cone of cooking parchment
Hot Glue is formed in a swirl over a cone of cooking parchment

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To Make a Necklace, Draw a pattern on paper and cover the paper with cooking parchment
To Make a Necklace, Draw a pattern on paper and cover the paper with cooking parchment
Put hot glue (in this case glitter glue) onto the parchment and pull off when cool
Put hot glue (in this case glitter glue) onto the parchment and pull off when cool

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More Than You Ever Wanted To Know About Hot Glue, Workshop, Costume College 2015

Poster: Hot Glue Workshop Poster

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Samples: Creation of a Hot Glue Fairy Wing

Samples: Elizabethan Collar

Project: Hot Glue Necklaces

Project: Pink Glue Tiara

Projects: Jewelry made by filling silicone molds with glue for parts

Project: Golden Ruff

The Skriker, Diablo Valley College, 2012, Costume Designs by Tara Maginnis

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Free Printable Miniature Book of Costume Designs for The Skriker

Here is your Easter Egg for Visiting this page! Just print on an 8.5″ x 11″ piece of paper, and cut and paste into a 1.5″ dollhouse book.  Plus there are more Free Printable Miniature Books for Doll House Use!