Clay day on Sunday the 29th May 2016 marked the 9th Birthday of the London Polymer Clay Group.
Like small acorns the group has grown from just myself and a beader meeting in a London coffee shop to the many members who now attend from London and far beyond.
On the 29th May 36 polymer enthusiasts arrived to celebrate. There were several new people and attendees came from Wales, Germany, Greece and of course our guest Ginger Davis Allmann from the USA who was over here for a family wedding.
As soon as everyone had arrived, greeted old and new friends and found a place, we began the day.
Our planned demo was unfortunately cancelled at the last moment due...
Another fun clay day on January 31st, despite miserable weather, a poorly child and a poorly husband, a flat tyre and Carol being on the other side of the pond!
We had a lot of enthusiastic and friendly new people, and two demos – one on the mica shift technique (with elements of Mokume Gane) and the other on wire-work findings.
There was the usual delicious tray of Weetabix cake, and a show and tell table groaning with amazing creations (including Ruth Cohen’s entire collection of cuff bracelets) and lots of informal advice and suggestions.
My Mica Shift demo showed lots of different ways of approaching a tried and tested technique. We experimente...