There are several types of rhinestones. The most common is crystals cold fixation sew and hot glue. Flatback rhinestones, as the name suggests, sewn on fabric and have special holes for the needles. Hot glue rhinestones also designed for fabric. They initially have an adhesive base, which when heat treatment, for example, iron, stick. Glue crystals cold fixation stick with glue and are ideal for glass surface.
Rhinestones can decorate glass frames, showcases, dishes, vases, mirrors. Almost any glass surface can be decorated, the main thing - that idea was combined with the object of creation.
Rhinestones have a flat bottom so they adhere to it is not so difficult, unlike beads and stones. Before you begin, you need to wipe the working surface of the glass. Next you will need glue. It is desirable to use a transparent building, as it dries not visible, and attaches very securely. You could also try "liquid nails". They are sold in hardware stores for a very affordable price.
After the glue is selected, you can proceed to the fun part – gluing. In this case you need to be careful not to overdo it with the glue. Apply it on the back of the rhinestone, but not on the entire surface, and the center. Wait 20 seconds, but do not tighten. Then attach to the glass of the rhinestone and press. A little glue will go over the brink, thus denser is attached rhinestones.
Stick is only half the job. It is possible at random to distribute the rhinestones, but whether it is beautiful? Before you begin your decor things, consider the entire composition. For convenience, lay on the table next pattern and rhinestones for rhinestone transfer it to the desired surface.
After the glass surface is changed, allow it to dry properly. The drying time indicated on the adhesive tube.
In addition to rhinestone decoration, glass can be painted, sprinkle glitter or beads. All the will of your imagination.
Advice 2 : How to glue termostati
Rhinestones have a long and firmly entrenched in fashion. Today with their help make a crystal tattoo, crystals are used in makeup, manicure, decorating clothing and accessories. To diversify your favorite thing sparkling rhinestones, not necessarily looking for a garment or handbag with an appropriate pattern in the store – you can glue rhinestones in order to every thing independently.
Put the material a selected pattern. To do the translation in various ways – for example, if you already came up with a figure themselves, apply it on the fabric with a special marker, which is subsequently removed from the fabric when washed. Before drawing on the material, sketch out a thumbnail drawing on paper, not to be mistaken.
Also to transfer the picture onto the fabric using transparent tracing paper. Put the tracing paper on the image and copy it, then place the tracing paper on a soft surface and pierce the outline with a needle around the perimeter.
Tracing paper with holes move to the fabric and paint over the contour drawing of tailor's chalk. Through the holes from the needles chalk powder gets on the fabric, and you will have a new contour.
Rhinestones can be glued in various ways, and extremely common are hot glue rhinestones. Their base is coated with a special adhesive that begins to melt when heat impact, therefore for gluing of rhinestones you'll need iron.
Under the fabric, place the paper or foil, and a temperature controller iron set on gentle (wool or silk). If you are confident in the high quality of purchased rhinestones, can use to bond the hot steam.
Rhinestones place on the circuit pattern in the desired order, cover with special material for Ironing delicate fabrics and lightly pressing them with the iron, hold it for two or three seconds in each place. The duration of keeping the iron depends on the size of the crystals – the larger the crystals, the longer you need to warm up the glue.
Do not press the iron too hard, otherwise, glue will appear on the edges of the crystals, and the crystals themselves can crack if they are poorly made. When all the crystals are glued, cool product.
When washing the product in the future, always Unscrew the thing inside out and wash it at temperatures above 60 degrees. If your termostatu covered with nacre, the temperature should not exceed 40 degrees. In order for the rhinestones stayed longer to wash the item is best hand.
Advice 3 : How to glue Swarovski crystals
Lately it has become very popular to decorate clothes, shoes and accessories with Swarovski crystals. To do your favorite things unique and stylish with sparkling crystals, it is enough to choose the right under the material and memorize the sequence of actions when fixing rhinestones.
You will need
- - rhinestones
- - epoxy glue
- - toothpicks
- - alcohol
- - Mel
- - iron
For cell phone decorations, USB flash drives, clutch, key ring and other hard objects, use crystals cold fixation. They have a flat bottom, and the color of the stone determines amalgam. For reliable and high-quality gluing, use an epoxy two-component glue, which can be purchased at any hardware or automotive store.
Degrease the surface that you are going to decorate, wiping it with a cotton ball soaked in alcohol. Prepare glue. In equal proportions to squeeze out of the syringes into the prepared dishes of both and mix thoroughly. Do not use all the glue immediately, but just such a quantity, which is enough for 10 to 15 crystals.
Points apply glue to each of the 10 – 15 decorative elements. Using toothpicks and cotton swabs, move, and attach them to the paste surface, having conceived pattern.
Focus on work and not be distracted, because the glue dries very quickly. Only during work you can have time to fix the picture or delete using the same toothpicks excess glue.
When the first dozen rhinestones will be fixed, again, dilute a small portion of glue and glue another group of crystals.
For decoration of textiles use hot glue rhinestones. Their bottom is caused by the composition, which adheres the surface, melting when heated. Attach rhinestones to fabric and for some time that iron place iron on the reverse side.
If the crystals must be glued or loose pattern, use of special or ordinary household soldering iron of 40 watts. Take the paper printed a picture, circle it fine. Attach the sheet to the product that you are going to decorate down with chalk.
Gently swiping across each line only once, trace the pattern with a pen or pencil. Remove paper. On textiles will remain the translated by the chalk drawing. Gently remove the excess chalk moistened cotton swab or eraser.
Lay out a pattern of rhinestones. If it is your first job, use the same size for the large crystals.
Within 7 – 10 seconds, hold the heated soldering iron on the back side of each element. After heating, place each crystal on to the textile surface, observing him put the place in the picture.
After fixing all the rhinestones on the wrong side of the product at the location of the picture put the iron, heated to medium temperature. Leave for 20 seconds. Remove the iron and check if all crystals are firmly glued.