Category Archives: jewelry

Teaching and Learning

It was a great beginning to the New Year! I started off teaching a class for the Florida Gulf Coast Polymer Clay Guild! It was my Gone Fishin’ class.  What a great group of ladies.  And with every class, I am always so … 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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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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Some Eye Candy

Prior to leaving for Bead and Button I needed to get some new work completed. I put my nose to the proverbial grind stone and got it done.  I am pretty happy with the results.  And while I am still … Continue reading

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Gobsmacked

I just received the email from Bead and Button regarding class submittals. Out of nine classes submitted, they choose five!! I am surprised, thrilled, scared, shocked . . . . you get the idea. I can’t lie, I did do … Continue reading

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An Artistic Challenge

I mentioned last October in a post “Putting Yourself Out There” that I was participating in a conference called Synergy 4. The International Polymer Clay Association (theipca.org) holds a conference every few years that is focused on the advancement of … Continue reading

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Collaborating Continues

While the blog has been idle, my hands have not been! I don’t think I have spent this much time in the studio . . . . . well, ever!! And that’s a good thing. My friends at Banyan Bay Studio continue … Continue reading

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