Author Archives: The Flying Squirrel Studio

Just a Reminder

Registration opened today for classes at Bead and Button 2019! I am teaching five classes!! Okay, okay, I am a bit excited. Classes are starting to fill-up! I start off on Thursday, June 6th with Mod Mondrian Lariats from 8:30am … Continue reading

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An Epiphany

So the word epiphany sounds like something really big changed, . . . . . there was a paradigm shift. All big words, indicating big things.  But no, it was just a little nudge . . .  in the right direction. But … Continue reading

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Good Enough vs Better (Part 2)

Okay, we talked earlier about taking things a step further to go from ‘good enough’ to better.  Specifically about embedding the pad of an earring post in your clay when designing polymer clay earrings. (see Good Enough vs Better, Part … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise!

Earlier this year I received an email from Sculpey. It was a mass email, not to me specifically, letting everyone know there was an open call for their design team.  I thought, that sounds interesting, why not!!  I love teaching and sharing … Continue reading

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Good Enough versus Better

I love making earrings. I wear them a lot and I prefer a post versus a wire. Just my preference. When assembling the post portion of the earring you have options. You can completely finish the earring and simply glue … Continue reading

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Scraps

Do you ever get to that point where the mess and disorganization takes over and you can’t seem to get anything done in your studio. I was there . . . . right up against the wall! But in the … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Accepted!

Who doesn’t like hearing that phrase?!?! Well I did it again, I have been accepted to teach at Bead and Button for 2019. Five classes in all!!   I am totally excited.  Two of the classes were taught last year and … Continue reading

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