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What I’ve been up to.. American Museum in Bath Fair this weekend

What I’ve been up to.. American Museum in Bath Fair this weekend

I seem to have been rather busy of late which hasn’t left me much time for anything ¬†– let alone writing blog posts ūüôĀ ¬†The good news is that although I am still busy I think it is back at a more enjoyable, manageable level and there is time for the little things in life, such as blogging and baking again! This weekend I am exhibiting my jewellery and gift items at the American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath. There is a...

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Plenty of polymer fun at Polydays 2013!

Plenty of polymer fun at Polydays 2013!

I was lucky enough to attend Polydays a brilliant 3 days of polymer clay workshops in the beautiful Cotswolds organised by Alison Gallant just over a week ago. It was a wonderful weekend full of polymer clay, good food and good company. The teachers were all fantastic and taught us a wide range of skills. We were lucky to have polymer clay provided by both Polyform and Decoman for the workshops Рthank you both! On the first day we had a...

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Photographing Fine Art & Craft Course Reviewed in The Polymer Arts Magazine

Photographing Fine Art  & Craft Course Reviewed in The Polymer Arts Magazine

Earlier this year I took part  Brit Hammers excellent Photographing Fine Art and Craft Guided Study Course. I have mentioned the course in some of my other blog posts this year and hopefully, especially  if you have been following my blog for a while, you will noticed the improvement in my photographs!  It was a very intense and very rewarding experience which I have reviewed in detail in an article published recently in the Fall issue of The...

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Delft Inspired Bracelet – Free tutorial on the Premo! Sculpey website

Delft Inspired Bracelet – Free tutorial on the Premo! Sculpey website

I am delighted to let you know that you can find a detailed tutorial written by me to make this Delft Inspired Bracelet on the Premo! Sculpey website.   There are step by step instructions which show you how to make the cane and then the beads and also these cute little tile earrings. Even if you aren’t interested in making them yourself you might find it an interesting insight into my creative process. If you do have a go at making...

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Cardboard hollow forms, pens and translucent Pardo…

Cardboard hollow forms, pens and translucent Pardo…

I was very excited (as I am sure half the polymer clay community was!) this week when Polymer Clay Daily featured Artybecca’s Hollow paper forms. Rebecca kindly shared some templates on her blog and I couldn’t wait to try it out. The first couple of beads I covered with scrap clay, my intention to cover them with cane slices. Whilst trying to decide what kind of cane to decorate them with I was playing with the thought of ¬†making...

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