Hi there! I've finally worked myself up to writing this monster post. I'd bet there are as many techniques for making pasties as there are peformers wearing them. This is my own weird technique that I've cobbled together for using ball-bearings on pasties. If there's anything in here that's helpful, GREAT. If not? As you were. So here's the end result. Not only do I love how easily they twirl, but for me, what's just as important is that the spinning hardware is practica
After I posted yesterday's post about the many uses of either Gem-Tac or Weldbond glues, I realized I failed to illustrate the thing that launched my discovery of the alternative properties of these adhesives. In other words, I forgot something. Have any of you ever had your tassel fringe (or even just plain ol' fringe), start to look messy on the ends after lots of use? Tassels in particular can lose their nice compact shape. Now you may not care, and that's totally fine.
Whaaaa? Why am I doing this to my pasties? Simple, when gluing stuff to my pastie form I don't want to dislodge or move anything while it's still wet. Building this little elevated Teepee out of hair clips (the uses of which are ENDLESS and I will post about in the future) means I can pick it up, turn it as I work and I don't have to risk moving around any of the stones! I also alternate working on one pastie and then the other, in stages, because that way.... I can let one