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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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Bettina Welker’s Pixelated Retro Blend Cane

Bettina Welker’s Pixelated Retro Blend Cane

I was so excited when I saw Bettina Welkers Pixelated Retro Blend Cane Tutorial – it looked so cool! Loads of people have been trying it and it’s great to see all the variations popping up on flickr and facebook. Finally I found some time to try it. Here’s my first cane I then decided to use it to catch up with the earrings a week challenge on Flickr and made these earrings  Which ones do you like best? They are all available...

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Sandy’s Extruder Experiments

Thank you to Sandy for taking my extruder experimentation a step further and sharing it on her blog.She had the great idea to extrude the square logs in the first place (why didn’t I think of that lol). She has developed the technique one step further, twisting the logs to make these cool spirals  You can find out what she did on her blog herehttp://blog.simple-inspirations.com/2010/03/extruded-spirals-week-12-of-canes.html I have played...

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Playing with the extruder – square sticks

Playing with the extruder – square sticks

I have been playing a lot with  polymer clay recently, trying out new things.I thought I would share some of them with you, here’s the first… Square sticks I didn’t quite take the right pictures so you will have to piece it together a bit yourself. I put some sticks of polymer clay in the extruder barrel instead of the usual discs to see what would happen. As you can see I was just playing around and not taking my time to be...

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The tutorial is here!

The tutorial is here!

  You  can find my tutorial for this teachnique here on Scribd – The Surfing Cat Graduated Pointy Stripe Extruder Technique – Polymer Clay Tutorial

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Kato extruder beads

Kato extruder beads

I just realised that although there is a fair amount of talk on flickr and in the comments about these brown Kato Extruder beads I haven’t actually posted a picture of them here. I know you have seen the necklace which uses a disc pendant and some smaller beads using this technique but here are the beads I made first. I am writing the tutorial as we speak! It’ll be here...

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