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That is a wonderful way of doing the Skinner Blend! I can hardly wait to try it out!! I have gotten so much help from your tutorials and look forward each week to what you are going to share next. ~Diana-P >> This comment was originally posted here: Tear Drop Method | The Quickest Skinner Blend You’ll Ever Make

You have no idea how overwhelmed I feel about what you said about my beads. I could never have made them without your video on thread beads. All your videos and tips are wonderful to newbies like me. Please keep up the great job. Thanks for the advice and information. I purchased your course and every bit of it’s helped me out. I refer back to it nightly and nonstop on the weekends. Thank you, thank you, thank you YOU ROCK! ~Paul-A >> This comment was originally posted here: Jewelry Making Tutorials

More great information, Cindy.  This is the most informative site I’ve found for using polymer clay! ~Sue-W >> This comment was originally posted here: Rubber Stamping Polymer Clay

The “Lietz Teardrop Method” is awesome! Actually, the entire Vol-009 Back Issue is great! If you haven’t seen Cindy’s faster skinner blend method, you should get the back issue. You’ll also learn a how to do a cool cane and two types of beads, as well as the blend method! ~Phaedrakat >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Cane Designs

Oh my gosh Cindy. Yesterday I started watching the library videos and thought I would just learn one thing at a time. I watched the Volume-001 lentil bead series and I am hooked. I burned our supper (chicken on the grill is a pain in the butt anyway) because I got so caught up in this new creative ability of mine that I forgot it was on the grill. I can’t stop! All of my clay scraps were used for “practice”. I now have none left. Let me know what you think. Tomorrow, I would like to learn Mokume Gane Technique if I can pull away from this! Thank you so much for having such wonderful videos. You make it so easy to learn. ~Sherry-W >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Lentil Beads

Cindy – thanks for your answer to covering wood. One or two days after I asked you about this, I watched a Carol Duvall episode where she had a polymer artist on who was covering wood to make clocks. She said that you brush on any all purpose glue, like you said, so the clay would adhere to it. It’s funny how coincidence came into play again. Anyway I want to let you know that your tutorials are so helpful. ~MaryEllen-S >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Projects

That’s really cool. I love all your videos. Especially the lentil bead one. Thanks. ~Kim-C >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Tools

Thanks again, Cindy for a very enlightening way to use Polymer Clay. I enjoy your videos very much. ~Pat-O >> This comment was originally posted here: Skinner Blend Plug

Oh wow how cool! This was a really neat video! I for one prefer the look of the metal leaf to the Jones Tones so this was a good money saving point for me! :) ~KeriLee-S >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Beads

Cindy – The Dremel tool has made such a difference!!! I am so grateful to have learned about it from you. I have carpel tunnel, and was wondering how I would manage to sand and buff all of my work without straining my wrists. I have been using my Dremel for about a week now, and thanks to you and this magnificent tool, I am buffing away with no problems at all! ~Cindy-E >> This comment was originally posted here: Buffing Polymer Clay Beads

Pain in the “clay” is right! Even as a sculptor of dragons, this new clay is troublesome. I once left a dragon to sit for a couple of days to return to it and find his arms had melted off and fused with legs, and his head went somewhere else also :) (I guess it could be a new breed). Leaching is a pain, but it does work. THANKS for letting us all know. ~Andrea-M >> This comment was originally posted here: New Premo Formula

Thank you for the videos; I like their length and their content. Makes me want to go buy some better clays now! ~Nancy-M >> This comment was originally posted here: Polyclay Beginners

Hi Cindy!  I’m still working on making beads with flower petals in them. I am glad to learn from this article what probably caused the plaquing in my beads. But I have to tell you that I really like the look for this project! I’ve been mixing in the flower petals and then experimenting with letting the clay sit for some time – days or weeks. The color from the flowers leaches out into the clay and the result looks kind of like stone! The plaquing actually adds a layer of color and texture to the beads. I like it and am getting really good feedback from my “guinea pig” friends. My question is does the plaquing affect the beads in any way other than in the look of them?  Should I be concerned about it? As always, thank you so much for everything! ~Marsha-N >> This comment was originally posted here: Translucent Polymer Clay

That was so much fun to watch! It amazes me how beautiful and realistic the beads are after sanding. I would love to see more faux techniques. I made some rose quartz beads using iridescent flakes. Problem with them was that the flakes “flake” off in spots, but overall I think they look OK. ~Maria-C >> This comment was originally posted here: Making Faux Turquoise Beads

I like the idea of the initials as well. What a nice keepsake and of course made with momma’s love! I’ll have to try the Faux wood as well for my pocket knives. I also like the wood look and yours is just beautiful. ~Lupe-M >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Faux Wood

Thank you so much for this! I know I have needed to clean the machine for so long but I was clueless! Happy New Years to you, you wonderful woman! It has been my pleasure to get to know you. ~Shannon-L >> This comment was originally posted here: Taking Apart And Cleaning A Pasta Machine

Dear Cindy, I tried this awesome technique, too, and was impressed, how good my (German;-) baking parchment held the colour… The transfer onto the clay went easy and looked very promising, but, unfortunately the inks didn’t “heat-set” in the oven… I think there’s a difference in the inks, the printer uses. Mine is a CANON Pixma… Many greetings from Germany. ~Susanne-D >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Image Transfer Technique

Hi, I am a scrapbooker, rubber stamper and lover of die cut machines, my craft room is bursting at the seams so of course I own pearl ex in every color. I am always looking for ways to integrate all of my hobbies so I look forward to learning this technique. I am learning so much from you… Thanks. ~Tinuke-C >> This comment was originally posted here: Pearl Ex Powders for Polymer Clay

Today I made the felt buffing attachment for a Dremel-like tool my husband wasn’t using. I followed the instrux in the video and I’m very happy with it. The only negative is that the tool became really warm after buffing 7 beads; the motor in this off brand might not be strong enough. It sure beats buffing by hand on an old pair of jeans, and at 58cents for 2 pieces of felt, it’s a lot cheaper than the Foredom I’ve been looking at. Thank you Cindy for another winner. ~Rose-M >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Buffing Wheel

This was such great information. I tried imprinting objects into clay and the image ended up, well so-so. I am sure the problem was that I accidentally decreased the sharpness when the clay was pulled away. Baking in the clay will solve that problem. I had never considered baking one half and then attaching the raw half. I always wondered how people got both sides to look so good.  I used the juggling technique, trying not to make distortions by handling either side too much. Once again Cindy, the close up pictures are much better. Thanks for making that change. ~Anna-S >> This comment was originally posted here: Heart Beads Valentines Jewelry

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