Poinsettia Cane and Pins with CHarm

Cathy Harm will show you how to design and create a wonderful polymer clay Poinsettia cane and then make some pins, pendants, ornaments and gift tags In this intermediate level class. Also included with the class is a 12 page class handout containing 46 color photos, cutting chart and a Helpful Hint page.

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To make the Red Poinsettia cane:
- 2 oz very dark red (some for the blend and the rest for the veins and wrap)
- 1 oz Red -3 oz Orange or (Candy Pink)
- 2 oz Black for a wrap
- 2 oz Gold for another wrap
- 4 oz Green fan folded skinner blend (using 2 oz of each color) for the outer petals
- 8 oz Background (I’m showing you with a black background)

For the White Poinsettia cane:
- 1 oz Fimo soft Sahara (any tan shade clay will work)
- 3 oz White
- 2 oz Silver
- 2 oz Gold for veins and wrap
- 8 oz Background color (I used black but translucent is nice too)
- 4 oz Green fan folded skinner blend (using 2 oz of each color) for the outer petals

For the pin:
- foil leaf (I used Green Variegated)
- shape cutter (I used a simple round cutter but you can get as fancy as you want)
- pin bail -sure hold or super glue for the pin bail

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Cathy Harm

Cathy Harm

Cathy Harm has been hooked on polymer clay since 2000 when she learned that no kiln was needed to fire polymer clay, that was all she needed to hear to explore and develop a love for this limitless medium. Designing and creating Millefiori (meaning 1000 flowers) polymer clay canes has been a love since she discovered the clay. After all these years she still thinks it almost magical to take solid colored clay, manipulate it in her hands and create cane designs. A wonderful surprise was the reception her work received in just a few short years worldwide. 

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