batch of beads using various materials, Tyvek, sweetie wrappers, plastic bags, metallic fabrics that melted to a plastic texture and chiffons which distorted, wrapped in Madeira metallic thread
Holding the Iron in One spot: The Melted Mess
melting plastic into fabric - Google Search http://sculpting.wonderhowto.com/inspiration/sculpt-melted-cassette-tape-puddles-into-skulls-0113568/
"Joggles" website on mixed media art-Tutorial video on melting Tyvek
Kim's Hot Textiles: I love Tyvek textures!!
melting plastic into fabric - Google Search http://www.themaking.org.uk/content/makers/2010/02/lizzie_lee.html
Kim's Hot Textiles: Extreme Surfaces for Stitch - West Dean College July 17 - 20
This bead was made by wrapping a strip of silver plastic bag up with a strip of red synthetic fabric and then melting them with a hot air gun.
Melting fabric, Susan Lenz
heating lots of materials like tyvek, ice-cream wrappers or lutradur