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Patterned Puffins

Patterned Puffins

I love puffins! I also love creating geometric canes with polymer clay and I have discovered I enjoy sculpting so it will come as no surprise that patterned puffins have emerged!The first one I finished earlier this year had two different cane patterns covering its body, one darker and one lighter for its white tummy. There are also some different ‘tail feather’ patterns on the underside of the tail. The beak is a cane too. The eye...

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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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Big, bold and colourful earring fun!

Big, bold and colourful earring fun!

Here are some of my latest earrings. Small studs and some larger dangles. I made one big cane that started out round. It was about 10cm in diameter when finished it. Most of the colours were from the Pantone Fall/Winter 2018 collection colours with the exception of the bright pink. I am not quite sure what made me use the pink – it really isn’t my favourite as you will probably know if you’ve seen my other work! But I think it...

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Polymer Patchwork, a bit of science and a problem solved

Polymer Patchwork, a bit of science and a problem solved

First of all, I’d like to wish you a happy new year and I hope 2018 is a peaceful year full of health, happiness and creative fun for you all! When I came to tidy up my workbench I found some little leftover scraps from some scrap clay Mokume Gane, there were too small to do much with so I decided to do some polymer patchwork. Nice bit of polymer clay recycling ūüôā I was pretty pleased how they turned out so I cured them and added a back...

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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 ūüėČ ) Also included is a 3 course hot and cold buffet lunch and a wonderful selection of refreshments...

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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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