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Family Tree Magnets

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Family Tree Magnets
Family Tree Magnets
Family Tree Magnets
Family Tree Magnets

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic polymer clay skills: conditioning, rolling, cutting.
  • Ability to edit images in Photoshop or similar software

Pattern Description:

Ever since my sons were tiny, I've had an interest in photo crafts, and have found many objects to decorate with their photogenic little faces. A few years ago I had the urge to branch out a bit and include other family members. The result is this set of Family Tree Magnets. I chose to use special occasion pictures, such as weddings, graduations and christenings, but they are also plenty of fun with candid shots.

Through this ebook you will learn:
How to turn a diverse collection of photos into a uniform set
How to transfer inkjet printed images to polymer clay
How to make a decorative frame for your transfer

Disclaimer:
The instructions for this project are available for free through a post on my blog. What you get for your money here, is a handy ebook version that you can take with you on your favorite mobile device. And you get my sincere thanks for your support!

Materials:

  • Strong white polymer clay
  • Strong polymer clay in color of your choice to be used for backing and outline
  • Variety of coordinated canes or decorated clay sheets
  • Liquid Kato Polyclay
  • Supply of old family photographs and scanner
  • Photo editing software
  • InkJet printer
  • Glossy photo paper
  • Pasta machine
  • Sharp pair of scissors
  • Parchment paper
  • Sanding paper or emery board
  • 3/4" circle cutter
  • Tissue blade
  • 3/4" or 1/2" magnets
  • Super glue


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About the designer

I am a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. I can often be found at Polka Dot Cottage (http://www.lisaclarke.net), writing about my adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday ...

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