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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



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.




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Say What? Badges

I finally got my stuff together enough to start the blog… Hurrah!!!
So here’s the first of hopefully many free makes.

Say What badges.

Really the most important things you need are the polymer clay, brooch pins, pen and oven (and something to put them on in the oven)

What you need
What you need

Next you cut them into shape, I used a rose cutter that had a pointed bit because I didn’t have a circle shape the right size.

Say What? 2

Work the clay into¬† speech bubble, if you’re really good you might be able to make thought bubbles as well.

Say What? 3

You need a thin piece of clay to stick the pin onto the clay.

Say What? 4

Secure the clay square so it joins the two bits of clay together. In the oven they will set to each other so you don’t need to use glue.

Say What? 5

The clay I used was from Hobbycraft. It’s the cheapest clay (their own brand) and only ¬£1 for a block but I got 13 out of that one block. It’s a bit sticky when worked for a long time, but for this project it works well.

Say What? 6

And here’s the final product. Put anything you want on the badge or sell them blank so people can write their own message.

Say What?

Hope you enjoyed that little crafty bit.

Find me on Etsy (Betty Virago) and see the wonderful things I have for sale, like my page on Facebook, follow me on Twitter or Pinterest or keep che

cking back to see what other makey makes I have.

English: Logo for the UK business Hobbycraft
English: Logo for the UK business Hobbycraft (Photo credit: Wikipedia)