Do you love making books and journals? Have you combined book making with polymer clay? Answer this question by Midnight ET Tuesday December 21, 2010 in the comments section of this post and you are entered to win a copy of the new book (and DVD) Polymer Clay 101: Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction that features the tutorial on how to make a stamped polymer clay covered journal! It is after all Day 4 of our Holiday Goodness Giveaways!
I think this binding technique using a color coordinated dowel is brilliant and I can't wait to try it!
Love this project and want to learn more great polymer clay techniques? Then grab yourself a copy of:
Polymer Clay 101 teaches all the basics for crafting with polymer clay. With hundreds of detailed photos, it covers tools and supplies, all types of beading technique, and terrific projects that will get you started and inspire you to take your skills and make your own custom designs.
With over 45 minutes of video, the DVD included with this book is a valuable learning tool. Author Angela Mabray demonstrates all the essentials techniques used for crafting with polymer clay. The DVD is both PC and Mac compatible and can be viewed on Quicktime software.
Angela Mabray first happened upon polymer clay in a toy store. While she quickly realized it wasn't just for kids, she still feels a childlike joy each time she finds something new to do with polymer clay. Angela lives with her husband and son in Oklahoma, where she co-founded the Central Oklahoma Polymer Clay Guild. She is also a member of the International Polymer Clay Association. Her polymer clay projects have appeared in Polymer Café, on HGTV's "That's Clever" show, and on many blogs. She writes about polymer clay at www.craftygoat.com.
Kim Otterbein has had a love for beads all her life and still has a baggie of seed beads from the 1960's. Kim's training as a textile designer and painter seems to blend right in with jewelry making. Kim is the primary teacher for classes and workshops at the Bead House in Bristol, Rhode Island, sharing her wide range of knowledge and experience in beading, knotting, wire wrapping and polymer clay. She is a certified instructor of Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and also a silversmith. She has had many projects and instructional articles published in various magazines, including Bead & Button, Belle Armoire, Art Jewelry, Beadwork, Polymer Café, and Lapidary Journal. To see her work, go to www.thebeadhouse.com and click on KO Design.