help please

glass-addictionNovember 22, 2009

thanks silvamae what I was looking for was when you have a round circle and you mosaic around it you don't have the large gaps between the tiles or tess. someone was doing a goard bird house and had explained how to go around the opening.

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Hi, I know what you mean and it is called keystoning. If you go to the bottom of this page, there is a search, type in keystoning, and you will find something posted by flagtruck and a link to Sonia King. It is an excellent tutorial. I'd post the link here but I don't know how!? Also if you google keystoning for mosaic you will find more info. I've been practising keystone but it isn't as easy as it looks.
Remember to use the search tool at the bottom, it will bring up some wonderful old posts, cool things I'd forgotten about, some pics from photobucket seem to be deleted but there are still some good pics there. You can also type in a member name if you want to see something specific to that person.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2009 at 9:41AM
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Here you go glass additiction, this process is called
"keyholing". If you will notice, not every tile is cut, just what it takes to fit the circle. Hope this helps, let me know if you have more questions. Carol

Here is a link that might be useful: gourd birdhouses

    Bookmark   November 22, 2009 at 9:42AM
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thanks squirrelly for your help I was able to find what I was looking for.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2009 at 2:13PM
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