Polymer Clay Instructions

Polymer clay instructions on how to make a checkered cane. These step by step instructions and photo's make it easy for you to make your own polymer clay canes.

This is the third and last page in a series of tutorials if you want to start at the beginning go to polymer clay techniques.

Polymer Clay Instructions Tutorial




Cut each log in half length ways.




Press each half of the log around your square log as shown in the photo.



Gently roll the log until the clay around the edges joins together.

The checkered inside should still be square in shape.




Roll out another piece of clay and trim the long edge.




Place your log on the long edge and roll the clay around it.

Trim off the excess clay and smooth down the join.




Your log should now look like the one in the photo.



Cut of the end to reveal the checkered square pattern inside the round log.

Do not bake the cane, store in an airtight container.

The cane will stay soft and flexible for weeks and you can use it in many different projects.

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To make the table mat in the photo go to this polymer clay tutorial.

To have a go at making a different type of cane go to my polymer clay projects page.

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