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Re: cornstarch popcorn

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Numo Jaeger and Michael Miller (jaegmil)
Wed, 13 May 1998 22:20:09 -0400


Ginny,
Neat idea...The dissolvable popcorn doesn't burn?

Numo

At 08:27 PM 5/13/98 +2610, you wrote:
>A while back there was a discussion regarding what could be done with
>the new recyclable, dissolvable popcorn packaging material that often
>arrives in our supplies boxes. I recently saw an idea in a bead magazine
>that may be of interest to the group. A woman had taken thin strips
>Fimo/Sculpy and wrapped the popcorn in a lacy manner. After cooking the
>clay until it was hard, she soaked the "bead" in water until the popcorn
>dissolved out. She was left with a beautiful hollow bead which joined
>others to make a necklace. Sort of a new fangled lost wax technique.
>Thought it had possibilities.
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>Ginny
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