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From: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon2/3/16 8:47 PM 
To: Eva (mejsel) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (37 of 50) 
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Thank you...I will try that then. My first attempt was a bust. I had a donut shaped ring that I laid over a toilet paper roll to give it a curve. I turned my back for a few minutes and it had flopped off and was flat. Tried to put it back and it snapped :( So back to the drawing board lol
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From: 7Jackie DelphiPlus Member Icon2/3/16 10:23 PM 
To: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon  (38 of 50) 
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It's great to hear you are inspired, Susan - doesn't it feel good? I'm popping with ideas ever since TAD started!




From: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon2/4/16 3:16 PM 
To: 7Jackie DelphiPlus Member Icon  (39 of 50) 
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Yes, it does! I have about 6 projects in mind after browsing Pinterest. And that hasn't happened in years! The most obvious technique for me to pursue today is using old dry clay in the extruder...cause I have lots of old clay :) and lots of unused scrap. Good grief, I can't seem to throw out even the tiniest scrap. I found all the cane ends from my very first cane still covered with plastic that is all withered from plastisizer. I forced myself to throw away some really ugly beads that I know beyond a shadow of doubt neither I nor any other will want. No sense keeping crap. On to newer and better stuff!



From: 7Jackie DelphiPlus Member Icon2/4/16 4:06 PM 
To: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon  (40 of 50) 
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Yeah, I've learned to throw stuff away - even raw clay at times. If I find dry old clay, it just goes into the trash now, and it's very uplifting. :) Also, stuff I made at first that is very sweet for all the effort I put in, but - it's ugly! Trash time.



From: Ladyartist052/18/16 5:57 PM 
To: SherryBinNH unread  (41 of 50) 
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I have been gone for a long time, dealing with my Mother passing in 2013 and am just now in the New Year of 2016 committing myself to being more active in my Polymer Clay pursuits. I would certainly hate to see any of this go by the wayside.  I Have made a ring and a bracelet so far this year so it is an improvement over 2014 when I literally made nothing.  I cannot imagine making something every day.  That is an enormous challenge, but I am sure some you are up to it.


From: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon2/18/16 6:51 PM 
To: Ladyartist05  (42 of 50) 
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I don't think we're being policed so if you want to join in... just do what you're inspired to do. I only committed to do one single thing :) No pressure what so ever

From: 7Jackie DelphiPlus Member Icon2/19/16 2:42 AM 
To: Ladyartist05  (43 of 50) 
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Welcome back Ladyartist - feel free to share anything at all, even things you've made at earlier times. The reason we do Thing-A-Day in the shortest month of the year is because we know it's hard to make something each and every day! But it's fun trying.



From: Claylady43 (Penni_Jo)2/19/17 6:34 PM 
To: 7Jackie DelphiPlus Member Icon  (44 of 50) 
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Hi Jackie,

Penni Jo here. I am still doing a bit of claying, am president of our polymer clay guild, will be teaching again this summer and doing some designing for new products. I get in my studio as often as I can but not as often as I'd like.

Most of my time right now is taken up with keeping up with some pesky life demands. To promote healing and strengthening, I am at the gym five to six days a week. Also, I often need to nap but am feeling better than I have in years and am so very grateful to God for the new lease on life and for my wonderful husband.

It is good to see all the fun comments here. My thanks to you all for responding.


From: Claylady43 (Penni_Jo)2/19/17 6:35 PM 
To: 7Jackie DelphiPlus Member Icon  (45 of 50) 
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PS, I still miss the chats.



From: Claylady43 (Penni_Jo)2/19/17 6:36 PM 
To: Eva (mejsel) DelphiPlus Member Icon unread  (46 of 50) 
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Shawl pins are wonderful. I have two and they are beautiful. Artist Karen Humphreys made them. 


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