The Materials Required are as follows- The printed designs, three brushes, (two of camel's hair and one of hog's hair), a bottle of oaeh, (ilucine and enamel varnish, a roller, s sponge, a little blotting paper, and a pair of scissors.
The instructions are very simple. With the camel-hair brush pass a coating of (xlueino over the colored face of the designs that are proposed to be useJ, care being taken that the Glueino does not touch the plain side of the paper; the sheets of the designs should be laid flat to dry, they should be left two or throe days before being used, and they will remain good for three months, or even longer.
To apply the design to the glass it should be wetted with water on both sides, the glass should also be wetted; lay the design on the glass, and roll well down—all air bubbles will be easily removed by this means—keep the plain side of the paper wet for a few minutes, then, with the point of a knife, carefully raise a corner of the pajier and pull it gently off; the work is now to be washed with a camel-hair brush and water, and afterwards dried by placing a piece of blotting paper over the work, and rolling it; leave it now for a few hours, then coat it with enamel varmsh, and the work is finished. In removing the paper it is sometimes better, particularly when the design is large, to carefully scratch a hole in the paper, and tear it off iu pieces from the center. The work is more easily performed on free glass, cut to the proper sizes, and afterwards fixed over the glass already la the window, by means of a bead; it may, however, be done upon the window as it stands.
The designs may be arranged to fit any wr'ndow, strips of lead foil applied with gum be'ng used for the purpose of covering the edges of the borders, groundings, etc., where they join. For e'r-cles and other shapes the strips of lead may lie stretched with the thumb and fingers to any pattern desired, the creases being smoothed by the handle of a knife or paper-cutter, slightly wetted.
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