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26 Things to Do with the Alphabet

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26 Things to Do with The Alphabet – Cherryl Moote

Supply List
  • Notebook or sketchbook
  • Automatic pencil (PL21)
  • 2B pencil, HB pencil and sharpener and any other lead pencils you like working with (S142, PL13)
  • White eraser (E18)
  • Kneaded eraser (E08)
  • Craft knife or scalpel and a number of extra #11 blades (S417, S130)
  • Self-healing cutting mat (S504)
  • bone folder (S504)
  • Embossing tool (S478)
  • Paper slitting knife
  • Scissors (large and fine) (S835)
  • 18" stainless steel ruler with cork back (S271)
  • Omnigrid Ruler (6" x 12" recommended) (S789)
  • 6-10 coloured pencils including a white pencil (PL28)
  • Small set of pan watercolours or a few tubes of watercolours (S609, S1032)
  • 6-8 Nupastels or a few PanPastels including a light, medium and dark color (S952)
  • Walnut ink and container with lid to mix it in (S449, S450)
  • Very basic calligraphy set including pen holders, some variety of nibs, mixing pan
  • Linex or Ames Lining guide and mechanical pencil to fit holes (S91, PL21)
  • Ruling pen (N30, N22)
  • Fountain pen or parallel pen you already have
  • Few brushes you love to write with
  • 1" or larger inexpensive flat brush (BR60)
  • One or two tubes of gouache in colours you love to work with (Click HERE for our selection of gouache)
  • Few fine point black or dark brown pens with fairly waterproof ink
  • One or two white gel pens (M61)
  • Small fine mister (2 or 3 if you have them) (S836)
  • 2 fresh glue sticks (S391)
  • 10-15 pieces of decorated, distinctive or natural paper that need to be no larger than 8" x 10"
  • Water container (S1005)
The $40 supply fee includes all of the text papers and covers to make a large (approx 10"x12") long stitch book, linen thread, papers for folding projects, many of the tools and materials for the techniques covered in the class and various fluids for experimentation.

By or about Cherryl Moote:
  • B3442. Fold by Cherryl Moote.
  • B2429. Simply Bound by Cheryl Moote.
  • B2765. Books with Girth by Cheryl Moote.
  • B3443. All Tangled Up by Cherryl Moote.
  • B2480. Sleight of Binding by Cheryl Moote.
  • B2582. Copied, Bound & Numbered by Cheryl Moote.
  • B2870. Building With Your Creative Stumbling Blocks.
  • B2605. Paper Delights.
  • B2998. Photo Op.
  • DVD35. Firm Foundations.
  • DVD26. Simply Bound.


  • PL21. Pentel GraphGear 500 Mechanical Pencils
    PL21. Pentel GraphGear 500 Mechanical Pencil

    This technical drafting pencil with an industrial design features a 4mm fixed sleeve for template work and technical drawings. Metallic-mesh grip for precision and control. Top click, stationary eraser and tip. Pencil includes one tube of HB lead.

    Choose lead size: 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 0.9mm.
    Barrel colors: 0.3 Brown, 0.5 Black, 0.7 Blue, 0.9 Gray
    Refill leads are item PL22
    Eraser Refills are item PL23



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    PL13. Long Point Pencil Sharpener
    PL13. Long Point Pencil Sharpener.

    This sharpener crates a long extra-smooth tip. The large hole removes the wood casing of the pencil. The smaller hole sharpens the lead to a superfine point. Comes with 1 spare blade. From Germany.




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    S142. Design Drawing Pencils
    Design Drawing Pencils
    Design 3800. Prismacolor Turquoise.


    "6H" is hardest lead. "9B" is softest lead, Specify 6H, 5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, HB, H, F, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B.



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    E08. Factis Black Eraser
    Factis Black Eraser

    For erasing pencil lines on black papers! Does not leave marks.



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    S417. Excel Deluxe Knife (NonSlip)
    Excel Deluxe Knife

    It's time to upgrade. This American-made knife has a soft handle, a no-roll feature, much sharper blades, and best of all its PURPLE (or Black, Blue, Red). It's no more expensive than X-Acto's basic knife! Safety Cap, #11 Blade.



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    S130. Excel Blade #11
    #1 Craft Knife Blade.

    Same blade as X-acto #1, but sharper and less expensive.

    The standard pointed blade for cutting. Super sharp, double honed carbon steel blades. Works in both X-acto and Excel craft knives.

    Choose 5 pack or 100 pack.



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    S504. Self Healing Cutting Mat
    Use this cutting mat to protect your table or desk when cutting paper or board. Unlike a piece of paper board (or your table) the cuts from your craft knife will heal and disappear!


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    S478. Ball Burnisher / Stylus - 2 tips
    Ball Burnisher / Embossing Tool

    Two tips with different sized balls. Judy Melvin uses this tool in her "Walnut and Sumi Inks & Embossing" technique descripted in Art Expose (B3044).
    The balls are 0.045" and 0.072".



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    S835. Detail Scissors
    Detail Scissors.

    For intricate paper cutting of lighter weight papers. Super fine detail scissors made from surgical stainless steel. 4" long. Blade length 1.25".



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    S271. Metal Ruler: 18in
    S271. Stainless Steel Ruler. 18".

    18" Flexible, cork back. Marked in 1/16" and millimeters. An essential tool for calligraphers and bookbinders.



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