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Want to learn how to Sand and Buff? How to make faux glass with translucent? Use powders to your advantage? These popular tutorials cover every angle. Learn a new skill! You can find all the tutorials here.

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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.

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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

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

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!

Testing spray sealers for polymer clay at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Spray Sealer for Polymer Clay

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.

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