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Things I have been working on — Home of a different kind of stitching

Been taking orders for customized blue jeans bags. It’s been lots of fun making them My sister got me to making these tote bags Been making tooshie cushions too , my husband and I ride motorcycles with friends spending hours on it that little seat gets ruff sometimes so I am going to try this […]… Continue reading Things I have been working on — Home of a different kind of stitching

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Amazing Dough

Monica La Porta

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AKA Cornstarch Dough or Cold Porcelain Dough

About ten or twelve years ago I started using a homemade modeling dough that was sturdy and durable when air dried and required a few cheap ingredients to make. After years spent working with the well known salt dough, I was looking for something that didn’t disappear before my eyes when the weather turned humid. At the time I was living in a small maritime town and all my sculpting efforts tended to dissolve in a poodle of salty goo. I found the recipe for the cornstarch dough almost by mistake, but I tried it nonetheless, and I have been loyal to it ever since. Recently, I saw that there is a commercial cornstarch dough sold at craft stores. It is quite expensive, but if you are in a hurry, and not sure if the fumes coming from cooking the mix of cornstarch…

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