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You can find all kinds of cheap polymer clay tools on Amazon or other sellers who feature direct sellers from China.

Cheap Polymer Clay Tools

Polymer clay tools don’t have to be expensive. Check out these really great cheap polymer clay tools that I bought recently. Lots of bang for your buck!

Small box with DIY metal cutters that I use with polymer clay.

DIY Mini Cutters

I love cutting shapes in polymer clay, but sometimes my cutters are too big. Here’s how to make a DIY mini cutter set in a neat little box.

Inchies made and shared by the participants of the 2015 OK Twisters Poly Clay Retreat.

OK Twisters Poly Clay Retreat

In April, I attended the 2015 Twisters Poly Clay Retreat in Norman, Oklahoma. Lisa Pavelka taught in this fun-filled, energetic, and inspiring event!

Side by side comparison of the Czextruder HD, the previous generation Czextruder, and the Makins extruder.

Updated Czextruder HD Review

I previously reviewed the Czextruder XXL, but now that I have the Czextruder HD, I wanted to give you a bit of an update. Also, learn some tips on disk storage, and learn about the LC Vise.

The Kemper Wipe Out Tool has an angled end that features a sharp edge that can smooth out an inside angle.

Kemper Wipe Out Tool

Sometimes you find a tool that’s so handy that you wonder how you survived so long without it. That’s the case with the Kemper Wipe Out Tool. Here’s why!

Learn how to condition Pardo Translucent Art Clay. It's not like other clays and there are tricks. Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

How to Condition Pardo Translucent Art Clay

Pardo translucent art clay is a wonderful clay that’s remarkably more clear than other brands of translucent polymer clay. It’s also not commonly available in stores, and usually must be ordered through the mail. So it’s pretty frustrating when you’ve

Read a review of CaBezel Molds on The Blue Bottle Tree.

CaBezel Molds

Have you ever wanted to create a bezel, or frame, around your polymer clay shape but weren’t really sure how to make it? Maybe you’ve wanted try your hand at resin jewelry but found commercially available pendant bezels are expensive (and

Get the Sculpey Tool Organizer Review here. Is it worth it for polymer clay tools?

Sculpey Tool Organizer Review

Have you seen the new Sculpey Tool Organizer? It’s designed to hold polymer clay tools and keep them organized, but is it a good value? Does it work?

Learn the secrets of how to buy polymer clay at The Blue Bottle Tree.

How to Buy Polymer Clay

How to buy polymer clay? Well, you go to the store, pick it out, pay for it, and then come home and play with it. Right? Yes, but there are some things to think about, too. Are you getting the

Learn how to use these glues with polymer clay to get the best results for gluing metal and glass to baked polymer clay.

What’s the Best Glue for Polymer Clay?

Sooner or later when working with polymer clay you’ll need to glue things together. You might have already baked something when you want to add more design elements. Or you might need to add a bail to a pendant. Or

Sculpey clays, there is no "t", it's not Sculpty. These are various kinds Sculpey polymer clays.

Sculpey, Sculpty, Fimo, Polymer Clay – Which is it?

When I tell people that I work with polymer clay, they often look at me with sort of a blank expression. They’ve never heard of it. So I start to explain and pretty soon their face lights up and they say, “Oh! You’re talking about fimo!”

Copied polymer clay clock, done as a copy of Irene Semanchuk's tiled clock.

Is this a copy? Or “inspired by”?

Just when the latest brouhaha and accusations about copying and copyright infringement dies down, another one will start up and bad feelings fester. Angry posts and harsh comments get written. It’s awful. It’s awful for us to read about and

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