Originally posted by BigDave
Remember you can smash wound lead to shape with a pair of flat-jawed pliers if you're trying to create a thin or buggy shape to your patterns.
Great minds think alike; I was just sitting here doing just that: smashing lead with my pliers. I got the desired result by folding it over on itself a few times and then compressing it.
I'll look into the Larva Lace material; I know that their stuff's relatively cheap. Thanks!