This tutorial makes a nice, subtle button – you could get a totally different effect with a bright coloured clay and a white wash – to match your sewing project.…

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The interesting thing about this pendant tutorial is the use of wire for embellishment and support. You can use simple matching colours to fill your wire shapes or more complex gradients, blends and decorated surfaces. I do recommend using a …

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And I don’t mean the stone donuts. The real (well, faux) deal type donut. Rachel of Lines Across has this cute offering: a donut necklace tutorial. I would advise to bake much longer than she states – the 15 …

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This is a how-to for a specific product- in this case Using Lisa Pavelka’s Waterslide Transfers – but the concept is good. Transfers are one of those Great Big Fun concepts in clay and for straightforward no fail stuff… I …

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Joan, a polymer clayer from the west coast of Canada, has a neat way to use the features of mokume gane stacks and a leaf cutter to create the vein effect on clay leaves (future beads in my case!). The …

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Here’s a quick run through of how to use an easily available product – Amazing Mold Putty which I’ve bought at Michael’s I believe – to make quick, useful molds.

Minor issues with your pulls can be teased into …

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This is a neat one – a bouquet of lovely flower pens to give as a gift for your grads perhaps. The tutorial actually covers how to make your own air dry polymer clay but I’d be using my oven …

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DIY Polymer-Clay-Pansy

If you like pansies these are the way to go for simple shaped flowers! The actual tutorial has a ton of step by step pictures to check out. You can use purple acrylic paint (on raw or baked) or good …

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This tutorial is nifty – summery ice cream AND a review and test of one of Polyform’s newest products, SoufflĂ© clay. I have a little stash waiting for me to turn it into wonderfulness but until then we have this …

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I love seeing what folks are trying out in clay and even seeing what folks are doing with tried and true techniques. Somehow I find almost everyone puts their very own spin on the work they do, whether they intended …

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This tutorial by Nisha Rajaraman encompasses some of the bold, vibrant colours you find in Indian pieces and which polymer clay does so well! There are super photographs for each step. I would, from my own preference, recommend anything other …

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Jolene has a great charm to show us – adorable penguins! As Jolene mentions, these are useful as pendants, charms for dust plugs… anywhere that needs a fun little dangle. The larger version of these would just like holiday ornaments …

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Simple but effective designs are always the best tutorials. This one for three different earring sets makes a variety of simple earrings. They even show some colour varieties and you could go from there to create completely custom designs.…

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The nice folks at and Britta Lautenschlager have this robot project. It says it’s geared towards the kids but I think it would be fabulous for any of us clayers. The tutorial uses original and terracotta Sculpey clays …

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How to quickly make little clay banners. 1. Make a thin strip of polymer clay (SuperSculpey, Fimo...). You can use a roll or a bottle to do so. 2. Give both sides a sort of "S" shaped wave. 3. Tear the edges to give the "paper" a worn look. 4. Now you hav

Well sort of pirate-y which you could play up. Me, I’d probably add this to the next polymer clay business card holder or plaque I make because it adds a little attitude.

Even though the whole tutorial shows in the …

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