Learn to make five types of buttons while also learning your way around polymer clay. All of these buttons can be made with the simplest of tools, many of them found around your house!
None! Absolute beginners are welcome.
TOOLS AND MATERIALS
3 packages of polymer clay in your choice of colors.
Clay blade, craft knife, or old kitchen knife
Medium size metal knitting needle
Work surface, like a ceramic tile
Oven (regular, convection or toaster)
Round cookie/pastry cutters
Brayer, acrylic rod, or old straight-sided drinking glass
Through this ebook you will learn:
selecting proper tools
preparing clay for use
simple one-color buttons
striped snail buttons
asymmetrical stripe buttons
polka dot focal buttons
scrap clay buttons
baking your finished pieces
a selection of hints, tips, and links
The instructions for this project are available for free through a series of posts on the author's blog. What you get for your money here, is a handy Nook version that you can take with you on your favorite mobile device. And you get the author's sincere thanks for your support!
Lisa Clarke is a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. She can often be found on her blog, Polka Dot Cottage, writing about her adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday life. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and entirely too many craft supplies.