Hi, I'm Ginger Davis Allman

You and I are both here because we love to create with polymer clay. Welcome! 

Don’t waste time and materials on bad info. I found the answers so you don’t have to. Explore the hundreds of articles here and dive into the popular tutorials.

Looking for more? Blue Bottle Insiders is our member-supported learning community. Join us!

Polymer Clay Articles

(Recent Posts)

Mica Powder

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

polymer clay earrings by Valerie Ronvel-Blaya

A Tribute in Blue

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.

small pieces of filter sponge

Texture Sponges on Polymer Clay

Disguise fingerprints, bubbles, and flaws on your Fimo and Sculpey projects by using texture sponges on polymer clay. Includes sources for these tools.

handful of finished pieces

Evolution of a Design

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.

Norpro and Atlas Marcato Pasta Drive pasta machine motors

Pasta Machine Motor Types for Polymer Clay

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

Sheets of marbled Fimo Leather can be baked and then sewn together to make vegan faux leather crafts.

Fimo Leather Review – A New Polymer Clay

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

Here are the new Sculpey III colors of polymer clay for spring 2019.

New Polymer Clay from the Manufacturers!

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

Polymer Clay Dictionary

Polymer Clay Terms – Glossary and Definitions

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,

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.

The LC Mini Slicer cuts canes perfectly.

Lucy Clay LC Mini Slicer Review

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!

Sign Up Here

Keep in the loop about new articles and tutorials. Get tips and info. Weekly emails, or thereabouts. This is the newsletter that everyone talks about.

Create confidently with polymer clay!

Polymer Clay Information with Ginger Davis Allman

Scroll to Top

Almost There

1

Check your email

2

Click to confirm

3

Watch for welcome