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Mica powder is currently very trendy. And when something becomes so popular, two things happen. First, market innovation brings new products. And second, so much buzz about a product means that misinformation proliferates, making it quite difficult to learn how
Do you know the best strategy when bonding polymer clay to itself? Raw to raw, raw to baked, and baked to baked polymer clay are tested with bakeable glues.
Valérie Ronvel-Blaya, a French polymer clay artist made these 14 pairs of polymer clay earrings using my shape templates and each one in the color blue, in my honor. She calls this collection Tribute in Blue.
Need a quick gift? These polymer clay covered pill vials are a perfect fast gift for the person who has everything.
Disguise fingerprints, bubbles, and flaws on your Fimo and Sculpey projects by using texture sponges on polymer clay. Includes sources for these tools.
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
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 struggle with new tools,
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.
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