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Euro Clay Carnival 2019 in Rome

Euro Clay Carnival 2019 in Rome

I had a wonderful time teaching at the Euro Clay Carnival in Rome this February. It was a great event, beautifully organised, wonderful mix of workshops and really lovely students – who could ask for more! Cara Jane Hayman Demonstrating part of her ‘Versa-tile’ cane Euro Clay Carnival Rome 2019 teachers and organisers. Fabiola Perez Ajates, Paola Mattioli, Donna Kato, Monica Scala, Cara Jane Hayman, Eva Haskova Euro Clay...

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‘Versa-Tile Cane’

‘Versa-Tile Cane’

Happy New Year! I hope 2019 is a great year for all of you. I am looking forward to an exciting year with lots of things planned. The first of which is teaching in Rome as part of the Euro Clay Carnival event in February. I can’t wait! It should be a lot of fun. There are 5 workshops with Donna Kato, Eva Haskova, Paola Mattioli, Fabiola Pérez Ajates  and me. It will be great to see old friends and I am sure make some new ones.   My...

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The fun we had at Polymania 2015

The fun we had at Polymania 2015

Polymania UK 2015 was a brilliant 3 day polymer clay workshop full of fun! I know I had a lot of fun teaching and creating with friends old and new and from the feedback I’ve had I know everyone else had a fab time too! The 4 star Mercure Holland House Hotel and Spa definitely helped with the freshly baked cookies, lovely 3 course lunch and the cream cakes not to mention the never ending supply of tea and coffee…. Here are some...

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Polymania UK 2015

Polymania UK 2015

I am very excited to announce that in March 2015 – Polymania UK will take place in Bristol, UK! Full day polymer clay workshops with Donna Kato, Bettina Welker and Cara Jane Hayman.  Booking is now open and you can find more details on the Polymania  2105 page...

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Blue and White Kaleidoscope Pendant

Blue and White Kaleidoscope Pendant

Here is my one of latest pieces of polymer clay  jewellery – a Kaleidoscope tile pendant in blue and white. I love it and have been wearing it a lot (I wear a lot of blue – you might have noticed from my jewellery I like blue). I made a couple of similar ones, I don’t like to make anything exactly the same and they have all been snapped up so I must make another cane in the same style soon.   I’ve been busy...

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Using tutorials/books week 2 – Donna Kato

Using tutorials/books week 2 – Donna Kato

One of my favourite polymer clay books is Dona Kato’s – The Art of Polymer Clay Millefiori Techniques. I have always admired the Translucent Overlay Beads featured in the book, as has my friend Hannah so this week we decided to try them out together. We both made a couple of canes from the selection Donna suggests and put them together. The instructions are pretty clear and as all the canes themselves are reasonably simple we had no...

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