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Wattle Inspired Necklace

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30 Sep Wattle Inspired Necklace

FINDER MAKER Wattle Inspired Polymer Clay Necklace!

Happy Making!

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Polymer Clay Colours – White + Yellow *
  • Wood Skewer
  • Clean work surface
  • Baking tray
  • Sheet of baking paper
  • Oven for Baking
  • Selection of wood beads *
  • Yellow Waxed Cotton String *

* Items available from the FINDERMAKERSHOP

 

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winter wattle

STEP ONE

 

INSPIRATION

Take inspiration from nature – Winter Wattle provides the perfect shape and colour.

 

yellow + white sculpey

STEP TWO

 

COLOUR SCHEME

Select your wattle inspired Yellow and White Polymer Clay colours.

 

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STEP THREE

 

MAKE YOUR BEADS

Break off small amounts of polymer clay – one colour at a time.

Roll the clay between the palms of your hands to form round beads of equal sizes.

Make a total of – 27 Yellow beads + 24 White beads.

(Optional)  Experiment with making textures on the surface of the beads using the pointy and flat ends of the skewer.

Make a hole through the finished bead with a skewer.

Arrange all of the beads on a sheet of baking paper on an oven proof tray.

Bake.

 

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STEP FOUR

 

NECKLACE MAKING

Allow the beads to cool.

Cut two strand of waxed cotton string – each 750mm long (75cm) (30″)

Note : the wearing length of each necklace will be adjusted after the necklace is tied.

Arrange the beads on two separate waxed cotton strings-

String – 6 white beads – 11 yellow beads – 6 white beads

String – 6 white beads – 16 yellow beads – 6 white beads

Finish each string with a ‘fisherman’s knot’.

Click to download PDF:

instructions HOW TO TIE A STRING NECKLACE

Happy Wearing!