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Happy Together: Charming Clay Flowers Tutorial -good tutorial with a few pictures -Clay (the kind you bake to harden it) -Something for the center (a vintage earring on the brooch and a small bead on the earrings) -Wax paper -Pan to bake it in -A strong glue (E-600, industrial strength glue) -Clay glaze (Sculpey Glaze from Micheal's) -Desired backing (pin back, etc)
make your own all you need is some clay and a toothpick (one of those metal ceramic probe thingies would probably work better but i think i left mine in storage...). start by taking a small piece of clay and flatten it in the shape you want your feather to be in. i started by tracing where i wanted the center quill of the feather to be and pressed down everywhere else so that the quill was the only raised area. then just use your toothpick and make lines down on either side of the quill. it'