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#March Meet The Maker

#March Meet The Maker

I decided to take part in #marchmeetthemaker instagram challenge this year and you can find my posts on Instagram and Facebook. I did try last year but I was far too busy with 2 events taking place in March (Nordic Poly Camp in Sweden and Polymania which should have been in Bristol but ended up being online at the last minute). If you want to know a bit more about me, about my values, some work in progress do go check out my social media.

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Polymer Clay Bail Tutorial

Polymer Clay Bail Tutorial

I’ve added a quick tutorial onto my tutorials page showing you how to make a bail from polymer clay for a pendant. I love this way of finishing the back of a pendant as it means I don’t have to add any additional findings. I use a 6mm knitting needle to form my bail which means I can thread most things through it so I can change the cord I hang my pendant on easily. You can find the tutorial here

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Signing your Polymer Clay Creations

Signing your Polymer Clay Creations

Welcome to 2021, I hope it will be a good year for you all (or at least an improvement on the last one!2020 was a strange year and I really didn’t make anything very much from polymer clay, I just didn’t feel like it. 2021 is a new year and I hope to get back to spending lots of time experimenting, learning and creating with polymer clay – I do still love it really! I don’t do it every year but I do try to make a new...

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Polymer Clay Rainbow Canes

Polymer Clay Rainbow Canes

Rainbows are a cheerful sign of hope during this strange Covid-19 pandemic. You can make your own polymer clay rainbows starting with a colourful rainbow cane. Here is my short video tutorial and the accompanying sheet which includes a circle guide.

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Large Blue and Green Cane Jewellery

Large Blue and Green Cane Jewellery

Back in October 2019 I made a large cane using mainly blues and greens. I took slices of the cane in various sizes to make some jewellery. I finally got round to taking some photographs of the jewellery so here they are.

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Kimono Patterns Necklace Workshop

Kimono Patterns Necklace Workshop

I will be teaching this Kimono Pattern Necklace at The Atlantic Clay Escape in Atlantic City from 6-10th October 2020. There will also be workshops by Donna Kato, Leslie Blackford, Fabiola Perez Ajates and Laura Tabakman. You can find details of all the classes here and event details and registration here. If you have been following me for a while you may well recognise the canes from my Kimono Curl pendant a few years ago. At the moment am...

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