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NOTE: Our tutorial list has shrunk tremendously due to changes in the addresses to many of our favorite tutorials. We are VERY sad! But, if you visit HGTV.com (search under polymer clay) yourself, you can find many glorious tutorials.

Please feel free to send new non-commercial tutorial links OR corrections to these listings to turkey.mama@lauriescreations.com Thanks tons!

To print a copy of this tutorial - choose to print in black and white for best results due to the color of font we chose to use. Thanks!
January 2001 Translucent Technique Instructions


Cabachon and Flying Saucer Beads
No graphics of actual beads shown.
Faux Millefiore Chevron Beads http://http://www.polymerclaycentral.com/cyclopedia/fauxchevronbead.html
Folded-Over Hollow Beads from Carissa
No Graphics Provided
Lentil Bead - Lazertran Rattle Pendant by Terry Lee Czechowski http://www.polymerclayexpress.com/octo2001.html
Puffed-Up Pillow Beads from ClayFulMingles http://www.clayfulmingles.com/pillowbeadlesson.html
UPCG Translucent Flower Cane http://webspace.webring.com/people/it/turkeymama/UPCG/tutorialpics/flowerwithgraphics.html

Covered Notebooks

Polymer Clay Covered Notebooks by JanRuh http://people.delphi.com/janruh/clay/notebooks.htm

Covered Pens

Poly Parrot - Pens! Pens! Pens! http://www.thepolyparrot.com/pens.html
Polymer Clay Pens http://members.tripod.com/PolymerClay_Interest/Pens.html

Covered Rocks and Other Vessels

Cookie Cutter Boxes http://hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_10337,00.html
Kathleen Dustin Type Purse - Polymer Clay by Martywoo http://members.aol.com/martywoo/purse.html
Matchbox Amulets by Marty Woosley http://geocities.com/polyzine/december2000/matchbook.html
Polymer Rock Purse/Amulet Tutorial and Links http://webspace.webring.com/people/it/turkeymama/Clay/ClayPurse.html
Rock & Aluminum Foil Purses/Amulets/Containers http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/vessels_rock-alum.foil.htm
Rock Purse Posting Links and Info - compiled by Joanie and Jan http://members.tripod.com/PolymerClay_Interest/Rockpurse.html
Rock Purse Cord Attachment Options http://members.tripod.com/PolymerClay_Interest/amacord.htm


Claying Around Presents How to Hinge an Egg http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Shadowlands/2708/howto_egg.html


How to Project by Marty Woosley Martywoos@cox.net http://members.tripod.com/PolymerClay_Interest/EnvelopePin.html

Face Canes

Janruh's Face Cane Tutorial http://www.mindspring.com/~janruh/clay/facecane.html
Fimo Funny Faces by Donna Kato http://www.hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_6698,FF.html
Plus some books and magazines: 1. The New Clay by Nan Roche p 85-86 (very basic and simple)
2. Creative Clay Jewelry by Leslie Dierks p 29-30 (this one has a super "face" template)
3. Jewelry Crafts January/February 1997 "Face to Face, Easy Instructions for Those Complex-Looking Canes" by Christine Brashers, p 8-10 (includes Suggested Color Recipes)
4. Jewelry Crafts January/February 1997 "Angel Faces, Here's a Great Project to Use Your Leftover Face Canes" by Sarajane Helm, p. 52-53 (includes How to Make Hair Canes)

Faux Stone and Wood Techniques

Many Faux Techniques - compiliaton (stone, leather, water, etc.) http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/Faux--many.htm


Chrysanthemum Cane by Elissa Powell http://www.geocities.com/polyzine/december2000/chrysanthemum.html
Polymer Pansies by Donna Kato (on HGTV) http://www.hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_10427,00.html
Translucent Flower Cane by Laurie (turkeymama) http://webspace.webring.com/people/it/turkeymama/UPCG/flower.html

Halloween Projects

Pumpkin Beads with Tammy Powley http://jewelrymaking.about.com/hoobies/jewelrymaking/library/n_092400.htm
Pumpkin Earrings with Tammy Powley http://jewelrymaking.about.com/hobbies/jewelrymaking/library/n_091900.htm
Pumpkin Vine Necklace with Tammy Powley http://jewelrymaking.about.com/hobbies/jewelrymaking/library/n_092600.htm

Ikat Canes

Ikat Cane Lesson by Mia Rox http://www.polymerclaycentral.com/cyclopedia/ikatlesson_mia.html
Monet Cane by Mia Fox http://pcpolyzine.com/april2001/monet.html

Kaleidoscopes (Mirror) Canes

Elissahearts - Treasures from Scrap Clay by Elissa Powell http://www.pcpolyzine.com/february2001/eheart.html
Mirror Image Canes by Elisabeth Brustein http://members.tripod.com/PolymerClay_Interest/MirrorImage.html

Kato Projects (ala Donna!!!)

Clay Vessels and Sticks - HGTV Episode CDS-1131
Uses Skinner Blends and Black & White stripes
Polymer Clay Pendant - HGTV Episode CDW-405
Uses Skinner Blend and Translucent Colors of FIMO Soft

Mokume Gane (pronounced moh-koo-may gah-nay)
Say it fast! It's Japanese - no syllable accents

Mokume Gane - Project Designed by Donna Kato http://www.hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_20284,00.html
Mokume Gane - discussion from various artists http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/mokumegane.htm
Mokume Gane Bracelet by Donna Kato http://www.hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_1417,FF.html
Mudpile Mokume by ZiggyBeth http://thepolyparrot.com/mudpile.html


Tumbling Block Pin by Violette Laporte http://home.istar.ca/~ladydian/tb1/index.html

Pinch Pots or "Bubble Bottles"

Pinch Pots or "bubble bottles" with PolyParrot http://thepolyparrot.com/bubble.html
Pinch Pot Project designed by Michelle Ross for HGTV http://www.hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_20286,00.html

Quilt Square Canes

Nine Block Clay Procedure Joanie - clayshaypr@aol.com She MAY be doing a tutorial on this

Skinner Blend

Striped/Gradient Cane http://people.delphi.com/janruh/clay/cane.htm

Stamp Projects

Polymer Clay Pin by Barbara McGuire http://www.hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0.1158,CRHO_project_13599,00.html
Stamped Clay Pendant by Barbara McGuire http://hgtv.com/HGTV/project/0,1158,CRHO_project_9808,00.html

Translulcent Techniques

Utah Polymer Clay Guild Translucent Flower Cane http://webspace.webring.com/people/it/turkeymama/UPCG/tutorialpics/flowerwithgraphics.html

More Tutorials


Home and Gardens TV
search under polymer clay OR by the artists last name, then first name>

Glass Attic - a listing of "How-To"
discussions and other marvelous things

Jewelry Making with Tammy Powley

Look under polymer


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