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Crayon Play 2 – Chalky the Spider

So, after we finished making crayons I started thinking about what else I could do with crayons.

One major problem with kids and crayons is finding an odd one lost somewhere, treading on dropped crayons is close to stepping on lego.

I wanted a way of keeping the crayons together.

I thought of an apron, with crayons at the bottom, but the practicality of this wasn’t great.

Then I thought of a toy, with each leg holding a crayon.

I bought a mini artist chalk refill pack from the Early learning centre, they do crayon ones too, but didn’t have any in store.

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Then I made Chalky…

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Anyway, the pattern is on Ravelry, but if you’re not on Ravelry (and why not?) here is the pattern.

Chalky the Spider

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Makey Make – Polymer Clay Notebook

I know!

I’m thinking the same thing.

Another post in such a short time!

This is the third video and I think I’ll have a break for a short while before I make another one.

This time it’s to make a fabulous Notebook necklace from polymer clay.

It only uses white clay, but has a few tools. If you make jewellery you should have most of the tools needed. You’ll also need a necklace chain if you want to turn it into a necklace. You could even turn it into a ring.

Hope you like it.

 

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Makey Make – Fried egg & bacon

Ah, this is much better.

Making videos is so much quicker than taking photos of every step.

This is a tutorial on another one of my favourites Egg & bacon.

It’s a quick and easy make with a good outcome which people will love.

Hope you enjoy it (excuse the rambling about the dentist)

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Makey Make – Polymer Clay Pepperoni Pizza

I made a tutorial with polymer clay a long time ago and some of you asked for more.

Well, thanks to a very welcome grant I can now make videos.

My first, hopefully of many…

Polymer Clay Pepperoni Pizza.

It doesn’t need a lot of tools, mostly made by hand, so perfect for those of you new to polymer clay.

Tools needed:

Needle tool or sewing needle

Cutting blade

Cotton bud

3 in 1 pliers or wire cutter, round nose pliers

Bit of scrap paper

 

Clay Colours Used: (all Sculpey Premo!)

Cadmium Red

Cadmium Yellow

Transluscent

Ecru

Raw Sienna

Spanish Olive

 

Other items:

Faber & Castell soft pastel number 182

Anyway, let me know what you think, follow me on YouTube and keep checking back for more posts.