. . . or, An Exercise in Frustration! I'm pretty short on patience, so I guess it is really the second option.
Today I have been working on a journal. I am taking an on-line class (yes, another one! Gotta have some way to keep out of trouble!) from Sue Bleiweiss. This is a follow-up for the class I took earlier this year. Anyhoo – the topic is fusible web. I love this stuff! Er, usually, that is. But we'll get to that. For various reasons, I usually like to use the kind that has a paper backing. I have not been able to get my favorite brand lately, so today I used something else.
Now, the way this is supposed to work is that you press the fusible to your fabric with a hot iron. Then peel away the paper backing and press it to another piece of fabric, interfacing, whatever. The paper backing should come away looking something like this:
Today, I got this:
And a hard job it was, too!
I should have known better. A few years back this company had troubles with their adhesive formula and I stopped buying that particular item. I still buy their other products and their whole line is easily available. So I figured that surely they have solved the problem by now. Ha! That'll teach me!