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New tutorial page and Pointy stripe tutorial now on my website

New tutorial page and Pointy stripe tutorial now on my website

I’ve made a new tutorial page on my website to collect together my tutorials. There’s links to the online ones and a list of the ones printed in magazines too. I’ve finally added the first tutorial I ever wrote (back in 2010!) to my website! When I wrote it I couldn’t figure out how to share it on my web page so I had it available on Scribd  You do need old crumbly clay to make this work – if you don’t have...

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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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Curing experiments – Fimo results

Curing experiments – Fimo results

A long time ago I did a lot of experiments with the curing of Kato polyclay and shared the results with you in a series of blog posts.  It all started with trying to make these bangles and having issues with their durability, I am still wearing them now 3 years later so the effort was worth it. I also did some testing on Fimo and the results of these experiments were published in the From Polymer to Art purple magazine. I have just realised I...

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Craft, Stitch and Hobby International

Craft, Stitch and Hobby International

I had a very busy few days representing Kato Polyclay at the Craft Stitch and Hobby International Trade Show at the NEC in Birmingham last week. It is such an honour to be able to share the magic of polymer clay with so many people in such a short time. This year I delivered the message very effectively with a Product Presentation everyday – where I shared a slide show sharing some of my tips about using Kato Polyclay and then did a quick...

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Happy 2014! What I’ve been up to so far…

Happy 2014! What I’ve been up to so far…

Happy 2014! I hope you are having a great year so far! I have spent some time developing some of the ideas that have been floating round my head and then my sketch book for the last few months. I haven’t really got anything to show just yet but hopefully I will have some new interesting pieces of polymer jewellery soon. I have also started work on my online shop – at last! It’s not quite there yet but I hope to open it soon. I...

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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 – thank you both! On the first day we had a...

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