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Sanding tip – help from a toy

Sanding  tip – help from a toy

Here’s a tip for sanding small flat polymer clay items without loosing your finger tips (done that a few times and it’s not fun!). If you are in the UK Lidl are giving away these small kids Stickeez toys with every £10 spent at the moment. If you don’t have access these it seems they are also available on ebay and there used to be a brand available in the toy shops called Stick’ems I think. What you are looking for is a...

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New Faux Marquetry Brooches

New Faux Marquetry Brooches

I’ve been really busy this year with lots of exciting things.  I will write a post soon to let you know more about what I have been up to but first I would like to show you my latest polymer creations…. These are Faux Marquetry Brooches made from polymer of course. I will be teaching how to make these at the 3 day polymer clay workshop Polycreativa in Rome next spring. I taught at the same event earlier this year and had a fantastic...

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New Christmas Decoration and Christmas Sale Dates

New Christmas Decoration and Christmas Sale Dates

  I will be at the Totterdown Frontroom Arts Trail this weekend from 11am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday at 13 Hawthorne Street, Totterdown, Bristol with this years Christmas Decoration – Winter Trees Snow Globe.       Next weekend I will be at the American Museum in Britain in Bath for their lovely Christmas Craft Fair. Open Saturday and Sunday 12 til 4.30pm  ...

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Registration for Polymania UK 2016 now open!

Registration for Polymania UK 2016 now open!

Booking for Polymania UK 2016 is now open to everyone! It’s a 3 day polymer clay workshop taking place from the 18-20th March 2016  in a wonderful 4 star hotel near the centre of Bristol. You get four workshops – a whole day with Donna Kato and Bettina Welker and 2 half day workshops with Claire Wallis and Cara Jane Hayman (me 😉 ) Also included is a 3 course hot and cold buffet lunch and a wonderful selection of refreshments...

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Faux Mahogany and Spiderweb Turquoise Ring – Polymania UK 2016 Project

Faux Mahogany and Spiderweb Turquoise Ring – Polymania UK 2016 Project

I have been having fun playing about with some different polymer clay faux effects. Here I have combined a faux mahogany cane with a faux spiderweb turquoise to make a stylish ring. This will be my workshop project for Polymania UK 2016! You can find information about the other projects being taught by Donna Kato, Bettina Welker and Claire Wallis on the Polymania 2016 page. Booking is open to the mailing list subscribers (it’s not too...

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Coiled Kaleidoscope Cane Bangle

Coiled Kaleidoscope Cane Bangle

A square cross section bangle made from Kato Polyclay. The coiled design allows it to open a little to get your hand through so it can be quite chunky but still sit close to your wrist. Decorated with a kaleidoscope cane. And it’s not blue! Don’t worry I will come back to blue soon enough . I will be teaching this as a workshop in Rome next spring. More details will follow… I am also working on the plans for Polymania 2016...

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