final_yell.jpgAre you still reading Grandma’s pumpkin pie recipe from a stained index card?  Maybe it’s time to update your family favorites in a recipe book that will become a treasured heirloom.

[tags]polymer clay, crafts, journals, books, recipe book, projects[/tags]

By heather powers


5 Comments so far

  1. Margaret Kasper on July 27, 2008 11:19 am

    I have read several places about a craft clay that you can make at home that uses white glue along with some other ingredients. they call it polymer clay.Does anyone know that recipe? Where can I find it?

  2. susan on October 19, 2010 10:43 am

    has anyone given you the answer for the polymer clay recipe?” if they have can you send it to me?”

  3. Crafter Clay Lady on May 7, 2011 12:29 am

    For people looking for a polymer clay (air dry) recipe:

    - 1/2 cup White Glue (School glue)
    - 1/2 cup Cornstarch
    - 1/2 teaspoon lemon (to act as preservative)
    - Hand or Body lotion
    - Microwave safe mixing bowl
    - Spatula

    Place Glue, Cornstarch, and Lemon in bowl, mix until smooth. Microwave on high for 30 second intervals until the mixture forms a heavy dough and darkens lightly in color. When the clay becomes very sticky and difficult to knead, let cool and add lotion into the dough in teaspoon increments. Knead the lotion in until the clay as a smooth consistency and glossy appeal.

    Store in an airtight container- clay pieces will take 24 hours to cure under 1/4 inch thickness.

    Clay will dry translucent unless color is added- food coloring, alcohol based pigments (like permanent markers), pastels, or acrylic paints can all be worked into the clay without problem.

  4. codysimpson200 on February 8, 2012 5:56 pm

    that recipe is not true i tried it, it dosen’t even work i just wasted so much money.

  5. Sadaf Pakistan on March 9, 2013 7:17 am

    You can try this recipe if it is helpful :
    1 cup of flour
    1 cup white german glue
    1and half table spoons of glercerin or baby oil or cooking oil which ever is easily available
    on very low heat cook the mix for at least 10-12 minutes with constant stirring.when the mixture becomes less sticky turn off the flame and
    take out the mixtures and with hands try to fold it again and agin for 10 minutes. your dough is ready :)

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