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Do you know the difference between these commonly used sparkly products? No, glitter and mica powders are not the same thing.
Don’t be afraid to modify and refine your design to get a result you enjoy. Follow along with my design process as I created items for a recent swap.
I wrote in my August newsletter about healthy “helpers” that allow us more time working with our hobbies. (You do get my newsletters, right? Sign up…pronto!) One important helper is a pasta machine motor. While a crank will work just
Painting polymer clay shouldn’t be this hard, right? Here’s the scoop on choosing a paint, why it gets sticky, if you need to seal it, and how to deal with peeling and chipping.
Last month, Staedtler came out with a new range in the Fimo line of polymer clay. Fimo Leather is the first new type of polymer clay that we’ve had since Sculpey Souffle came out in 2015. Because Souffle is billed
There are new polymer clay colors and varieties from the manufacturers! First I’ll talk about the new products from Sculpey Polyform, and then about a new type of clay from Fimo. (You’re going to love Fimo Leather.) Sculpey’s New Products
General Polymer Clay Terms Remember when there was a glossary in the back of your textbook? Here’s your polymer clay glossary! Every hobby has its special words and jargon with unique definitions that are unfamiliar to outsiders. Newbies and beginners
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.
This second-generation mini slicer from Lucy Clay Tools works like a dream. And it’s a wooden kit you put together yourself. Say what? Yup!
I’ve tried a ton of methods to store polymer clay canes, and most have been problematic. This method solves those problems and makes storage easy.
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.
You’re fairly new to polymer clay and loving it! You’ve carefully sculpted and created some beautiful creatures and set them into the oven to bake. You set the timer and come back to find that your creations have melted, cracked,
Have you ever had something that “everyone” told you to try and you kept putting it off? Maybe because you thought it was dumb, or unnecessary, or that your way worked just fine. But then you finally gave in and
Making Jewellery is a British magazine aimed at jewelry craftsmen and hobbyists and this month they’ve released a special issue that’s all about polymer clay. I’m thrilled to say that I was invited to write an article in the magazine
Have you considered joining a polymer clay guild? There’s something special about getting together with others who enjoy this unique medium. It’s like we’re automatically part of a secret club and we all know the secret handshake before we walk
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