Anglian Polymer Clay Guild Meeting
The Anglian Polymer Clay Guild holds its bi-monthly meeting at a Village Hall in Wortham (East Anglia, England). Members can volunteer to give demonstrations of their polymer clay speciality. This time it was Shelly’s turn to show us how to make her adorable fairies.
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She showed us how to make individual components and how to assemble them. This activity can usually last for an hour since other guild members have a lot of questions to ask!
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After lunch, members traded tips and tricks when working with Polymer Clay. I showed the guild how I used Blu-tack as a way to remove annoying dust and lint from clay (which shows up when you are a miniaturist) and also as a modelling tool. We get to discover new every-day items that can actually be used for this hobby.

Polymer Clay Jewelry Ideas

There is a 'Show and Tell’ table so members can display some of their most recent work. This often inspires others and it’s interesting to see all the different things you can make from polymer clay.
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We also have a 'Trash to Treasures' table to sell any unwanted hobby items that can be useful to someone else. I just bought a new clay extruder so I am definitely selling my old one in the next meeting. Items for sale are usually in pre-loved condition so you also get to grab a bargain.
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Members are also encouraged to share any polymer clay related books and magazines. Everybody can browse these printed literature during the day and hopefully find an interesting article.
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If you can find a group of polymer clay enthusiasts in your local area, why not start your own guild and start sharing some knowledge? It benefits both professional and amateur polymer clay artists plus it is a great way to meet new friends.