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Faux Lapis Lazuli demonstration

Faux Lapis Lazuli demonstration

On Sunday I went to the wonderful London Polymer Clay Group and demonstrated a way to make faux Lapis Lazuli from polymer clay. The focus of the meeting was faux techniques in the colours of the Olympic rings. As well as my demonstration there were brilliant demonstrations on faux malachite from Sue Margetts and faux bone/ivory from Debbie Carlton. There were handouts available for some other techniques. Here’s what I had a go at from the...

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London Polymer Clay Group Demonstration

London Polymer Clay Group Demonstration

I will be giving a demonstration at the next London Polymer Clay Group meeting which is on Sunday 29th January on how I make this background less star flower cane and then form them into cupped flower beads. I must credit Zuleykha for showing me how to make the flower beads but the cane is my own, from a fabric pattern (to match a top, which I might even wear to the meeting if I remember) and I will demonstrate how I make a small flower cane...

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Diary, Demonstration and workshops

Diary, Demonstration and workshops

Please note the new diary link above, that should show you an online calendar with my sale, demonstration and workshop dates. Some dates you might want to know about if you live near Bristol (UK)… I will be demonstrating making polymer clay jewellery in Hobby Crafts at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol  this Thursday 15th September between 10am and 4pm. Come along, say hello and watch me work if you are anywhere near! I have also organised some...

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Polymer Clay Wedding Jewellery for my sister

Polymer Clay Wedding Jewellery for my sister

I have been very busy helping my sister prepare for her wedding. My main job was to make wedding jewellery for her and her partner. They came down to look at the jewellery I had and chose what they wanted. Their wedding colours were brown and duck egg blue and I was able to match my polymer clay colours to their fabric colours. Their outfits had matching embroidery on and they wanted pendants with the same pattern. When I sat down to make it I...

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whisking up a birthday present

whisking up a birthday present

Here’s what I made with that curling petal cane  I bought a pink silicon whisk, it had a plain metal handle, I made it a bit prettier and here’s a closer view of the handle. Happy Birthday...

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Blogger down – lost post – bangle problems

Blogger down – lost post – bangle problems

I guess many of you bloggers know that blogger has been down for a while (since last night for me in the UK). It made me realise that I have no other record of the information in my blog as I wanted to check back on my – things I want to make post to remind me and couldn’t access it. Can you back up blogs? Must investigate. Also I wrote a long wordy post on bangle problems – blogger has probably chosen not to publish it cause...

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