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Kaleidoscope canes are made by arranging repeating subunits of a cane part.

What is a Polymer Clay Cane?

A polymer clay cane is a log of polymer clay that’s made with a design that runs the entire length of the log. Slices from the cane will reveal a design and all slices from the cane will have identical designs.

Testing spray sealers for polymer clay at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Spray Sealer for Polymer Clay

Looking for a spray sealer for polymer clay? Most of them will turn your clay sticky, so check here to see which ones are okay to use.

Using resin with polymer clay.

Using Resin with Polymer Clay

Learn about using resin with polymer clay. Learn the difference between UV resin and epoxy resin and end the confusion over using these great materials.

What is polymer clay? Learn about this versatile medium at The Blue Bottle Tree.

What is Polymer Clay?

What is polymer clay? It’s a vinyl modeling putty that stays soft indefinitely and then is cured in a home oven. It can be painted, sanded, carved, and polished after curing. Read more…

Get Started with Polymer Clay

Are you ready to get started with polymer clay but don’t yet know how? Learn what kind of clay to use, what tools you’ll need, and where to go for help. Read more…

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.

You can get dental tools from your dentist to use in sculpting your polymer clay. More at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Free Dental Tools

Did you know that dental tools are useful for sculpting polymer clay and other hobbies? They’re quite versatile. And here’s how to get them for free!

Does polymer clay melt plastic? Find out from The Blue Bottle Tree.

Does Polymer Clay Melt Plastic?

There are lots of ominous warnings. But does polymer clay melt plastic? If so, which ones? Which plastics are safe to use with polymer? Learn more here!

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