Creating with polymer clay is more than techniques and how-tos. It’s also about your heart and your head. Learn about the journey here.
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Absolutely! While polymer clay is often used for making jewelry, that’s only one of many ways it can be used. Consider making trinket bowls, candleholders, phone holders, utensil handles, small plant pots and vases, lamps, ornaments, buttons, and of course sculptures and creatures of all sorts.
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Hi, I'm Ginger
I love to learn and love to teach about what I’ve learned. This great passion has taken me through a career and education in science (molecular biology), an occupation as a seamstress, crafting obsessions with knitting and ceramics, and for the past 23 years with polymer clay. I’m passionate about helping YOU master this medium!
I’ve been writing the popular polymer clay information website, The Blue Bottle Tree, since 2012. I live in Springfield, MO, with my husband Gary, and spend way too much time deeply obsessed with figuring out how things work, and why.