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Beginner Button Class: Getting Started With Polymer Clay
     

Beginner Button Class: Getting Started With Polymer Clay

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by Lisa Clarke
 
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!

REQUIRED SKILLS
None! Absolute beginners are welcome.

TOOLS AND MATERIALS
3 packages of polymer clay in your choice of colors.
Clay blade, craft knife, or

Overview

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!

REQUIRED SKILLS
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
Plastic wrap

TOPICS COVERED
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

DISCLAIMER
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!

Fully Illustrated.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015632781
Publisher:
Polka Dot Cottage
Publication date:
09/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

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.

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Beginner Button Class: Getting Started With Polymer Clay 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it! Just the basics, and nothing more. A perfect way for me to try out polymer clay, without making a huge commitment. Thanks!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago