Category Archives: Free Tutorials

Polymer Clay Moravian Star Ornament

Last Friday I woke up and stopped into Polymer Clay Daily as I do most week days. Cynthia had featured a hollow bead trick using a paper armature.  Oh no!  I had to change my plans for the whole day! … Continue reading

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Polymer Clay Custom Shank Buttons

Polymer clay is perfect for buttons!  I like to use cane slices because you automatically end up with multiple matching buttons. The easiest way is to cut a generous slice and form holes with a tooth pick.  These are from … Continue reading

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Polymer clay sunflower magnet tutorial

Swirl up the colors, roll them into a log, and then fold them in half.  Repeat this process until there are streaks of color running through the clay. Sunflowers tend to have a lot of  petals and a large center. … Continue reading

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Polymer clay earrings tutorial

    I made these earrings for my roommate’s wedding.  Sometimes simple is best.  It took me a long time to figure out how to make a strong hook for the cane slice.  I kept trying to slide a head … Continue reading

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Polymer clay canework on wine glass

My last post on baking wine glasses was a hit.  I thought I’d make one with canework.  Here I have three canes from July’s Cane Builder e-zine.   As you can see, the last cane is only half of a cane. … Continue reading

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How to make a polymer clay hair barrette / french clip

  Today I made a french clip barrette from one of my new color schemes.  This particular cane comes from this month’s issue of Cane Builder e-zine.  Since I can never slice my canes evenly, I lay the slices out … Continue reading

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Polymer clay wine glass

        For this wine glass, I place the clay right onto the glass.  I tried to interlace the clay so that even if a little part detaches from the glass, it will all stay held together.  Place … Continue reading

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