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What is mica powder and what is it used for?

Mica is a phyllosilicate-type mineral that grows in the earth in crystal form and is abundant in many countries around the world. Mica has a wide...

How should I use Gilders Paste on polymer clay?

Gilders Paste® on polymer clay is so much fun, very addictive and provides a great way to highlight raised patterns and give a metallic finish to an...

How do you use Kato Polyclay? Do you need something else to mix with it or use it by itself. How do you know how long to bake it? Thanks,

Kato Polyclay can be used right out of the packaging, after it has been conditioned. You do not need to add anything to it in order to create...

Can you put sand into polymer clay and bake it? I have someone who wants beads from a Florida trip made with sand.

Yes, you can add small amounts of inclusions and/or texture to polymer clay such as sand, glitter, chalk, salt and more. These materials can be...

I don't have any problems baking kato poly clay except when it comes to the translucent clay. It just turns yellow! What am I doing wrong?

Try baking the translucent at a lower temperature and for a longer period of time. The lower temperature will help reduce the chance of yellowing and...

I have used Fimo clay and Sculpey clay. Is there any clay that is easy to use, that is stronger than these? I am looking for something I can make fine componets out of that won't be easily broken.

Kato Polyclay™ is reported to be the strongest of all polymer clays currently on the market. The manufacturer has worked hard to achieve a polymer...

I have several colors of Kato Polyclay that have hardened in the air. Can I return them to their original texture?

Yes, Kato Polyclay™ that has dried out and hardened can be restored with a clay softener or Kato Polyclay clear medium liquid as along as the clay is...

Can glue foil be used on raw polyclay and then baked? If so should it be covered with a thin sheet of translucent clay or glazed after baking. Can it be used in the mokume-gane technique?

It is recommended to apply glue foil to polymer clay after it is cured/baked. For mokume gane and other polymer clay projects, use gold, silver or...

Can you imbed Swarovski chatons into polymer clay? If so, what types would work best? Thanks in advance,

While any of the chatons will work with the clay, the full-faced rhinestone chatons are preferable because of the increased surface area of the back...

On the back cover of the June 2011 Craft n' Things there is an ad for your catalog featuring the art of Carol Blackburn using colored liquid polymer clay. Where do I find the instructions for this technique. Thank you.

"Creating a Colorful Liquid Polyclay™ Sheet" by Tammy Honaman is listed below and outlines the basics on this technique. This how-to was featured in...

Can we safely "fire" Swarovski crystals on polymer clay (not PMC) which fires at approx. 300 deg. for 30 minutes? These will be flat back, but not the hot stick type. Also, color stability at those temps. Thanks,

Yes, flat back Swarovski crystals can be fired safely in Kato Polyclay™ at 300 degrees Fahrenheit. The color of the crystals will not be affected by...

I watched the video about creating the clear flexible sheet out of the Kato Polyclay clear liquid, but I'm wondering exactly how to use the end product as a cabochon or pendant, like was shown at the end of the video. Any tips or ideas? Thanks!

Design Idea A575Once your clear Kato Polyclay sheet is finished, select a closed back bezel. Cut out a piece to fit and place it into the bezel. To...

I like working with polymer clay and would like to make a carrot out of clay and have coiled Zebra colored wire as the greens. But I don't know much about wire gauges. What gauge is going to retain its coil shape best for a charm intended for...

For a pair of earrings, you should consider the lightest gauge possible, yet one that can hold the weight of the charm. For scale, 24- or 26-gauge...

During a recent shopping trip I bought three containers of what was grouped with the metal clay supplies in a local hobby and craft store. The product brand is Pardo and the company web site gives the product as the metal listed combined with...

Pardo is a polymer product. Polymer and metal clay are entirely different types of products and cannot be fired together. Polymer is not fired; it's...

We've saved the cardboard tubes from toilet paper and paper towels for a long time--I've done a lot of craft projects with my kids and am looking for a new idea--do you have anything that we can use them for that would incorporate Art Clay® or Kato...

Toilet paper rolls are the perfect size for making napkin rings; paper towel tubes are just about 1/4 inch smaller so would work great for this as...

I'm new to polymer clay but I know I'll be able to use my cake decorating skills to sculpt some really neat flowers for my jewelry. When making a design that is several pieces put together, is there anything special that I need to do to ensure that...

Polymer will bond to itself in baking, if adhered well in construction. To ensure pieces are adhered well, apply a thin layer of Kato Polyclay™ clear...

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