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Imperia Pasta Machine for Polymer Clay

The Atlas is not the only name-brand Italian pasta machine that works well with polymer clay. Another brand is Imperia. It’s sturdy, well-made, and has scraper blades that are very easy to clean. Read more….

Katie Oskin and Ginger Davis Allman, two very different artists, worked together to explore voice in their art. Come read more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Explorations in Voice

What happens when two polymer clay artists, with very unique voices, create side-by-side with the same products? Find out in Explorations in Voice.

When making a skinner blend, it will gradually expand to fill the width of your pasta machine if you're not careful.

Skinner Blend Tips

Graduated color blend sheets are invaluable when working with polymer clay. Get better results and solve common problems by using these skinner blend tips.

Opulent Tapestry pendant made with Moiko silkscreens. Tutorial at The Blue Bottle Tree.

New Opulent Tapestry Silkscreen Fun!

I had fun playing with the opulent tapestry silkscreen project recently. With the bright colors and fun designs, I was in creating heaven! Read more…

Use DIY Glow-in-the-dark polymer clay to create your own sea creatures.

DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Polymer Clay

Use modern pigments to make DIY glow-in-the-dark polymer clay. Create intensely glowing projects that will shine light all night long. Read more…

Polymer clay faux sea glass and shells make great jewelry for the summer.

Faux Sea Glass Jewelry

Why is polymer clay faux sea glass often much better for making jewelry than using real seaglass? Learn more and see gorgeous examples of what you can make.

The Ancient Origins Stampies set includes a cartouche shaped stamp.

Stampies Polymer Clay Stamps

Stampies are small stamps used with polymer clay. Read the review to learn more about them and find out how they can be used.

Learn how to get a flawless finish with the Sanding and Buffing Polymer Clay eBook from The Blue Bottle Tree.

Sanding and Buffing Polymer Clay eBook

This comprehensive eBook on sanding and buffing polymer clay explores this huge subject and guides you to learn how to get a flawless finish. Read more…

Can you use floor wax on polymer clay? Which kind of floor wax? Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Floor Wax on Polymer Clay?

You might have read that you can use floor wax on polymer clay. But which kind of floor wax? And what would you use it for? Read more…

Learn to reduce square canes by using square rods. Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Reducing Square Canes

Do you have difficulty reducing square canes without distortion? Learn about using square rods as a guide for neatly reducing square polymer clay canes.

Use pieces of PVC pipe to protect polymer clay canes during mailing.

Polymer Clay Cane Mailer

Have you ever wanted to mail polymer clay canes, but weren’t sure how to protect them against damage? This polymer clay cane mailer idea is brilliant!

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