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More tutorial links

More tutorial links

A while back I share some tutorial links with you http://www.carajane.co.uk/2010/05/tutorial-links.html I have just come across another collection of tutorial links thanks to Marlene Brady on her It’s All About Creating blog. What I really like about this collection is that it is photographs so you can see exactly what the tutorial is for. Thank you Iratirita for sharing them! Iratirita tutorial list 1 – canes and...

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Blue and White beads

Blue and White beads

I have been making some blue and white beads to make a bracelet for my friends birthday (she has a blue and white flower print top). I made a pair of simple matching earrings too....

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Zebra cane and bracelet

Zebra cane and bracelet

I had a go at the zebra cane from Cindy Leitz video newsletter because I didn’t have much time but wanted to make a cane for the PCC forum June Cane Challenge (a good excuse to do lots of cane making). I didn’t think I liked animal prints really but thought this zebra one would be a variation on black and white stripes.  I made this cane and decided that I loved it! I then made myself some beads. I sanded and buffed them today...

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Perles givrées – Frosted beads

Perles givrées – Frosted beads

Perles givrées – Frosted beadsOriginally uploaded by gRiS bLEu I have to say I  often see polymer clay things that are breathtakingly beautiful. There are so many talented people out there! I have an ever growing collection of favourites on flickr. I came across this from Gris Bleu today and I just had to share...

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Quick clay play today – scrap lentil beads

Quick clay play today – scrap lentil beads

It’s the weekend and the kids are around so it is time for family but my kind husband took the kids down to the gym this morning which meant I had just over an hour of clay time alone. I spent my time playing with the extruder but didn’t produce anything I would bother repeating. So what do I do with this pile of scrap I have just produced? What else but swirl lentil beads. They haven’t been baked yet but here they are.  Scrap...

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Actually made some jewellery!

Actually made some jewellery!

Last night I delved into my big box of polymer clay things and liberated some to become jewellery. Here they are. Here are some of those Kato extruder technique beads (the tutorial is being written!) I am really pleased with how this turned out. Although normally I really don’t like brown or orange, somehow I love the colours on this. I wouldn’t wear it as it wouldn’t go with my normal colours so I will have to make the same...

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