I made it!
It took me a lot more to make the tutorial than the flowers!
If you have any questions please ask in comments and I will answer them here.
If you use the tutorial, I'd appreciate if you'd link to this tutorial in the description.
Also, I'd like to see the flowers you make.
Gimme a link in the comments. I will feature them!
Download for better view. Versiunea în limba română: [link]
Q: Is it fragile?
A: It depends on the size of the flowers, the thickness of the petals and the quality of the clay.
- the bigger the flowers are, the bigger is the possibility to hit them by mistake.
- if the petals are very thin, they are more fragile, of course. You have to find the best size/thickness ratio.
- if the clay you use is old and poorly kept, they will break easily. If the clay you use is brand new, it is much more flexible and it does not break, unless you want it to.
- another thing you can do to protect the flowers is to incorporate them in jewelry with other materials, like felt, organza etc., like in my spring set [link]
I recommend to never make these flowers from other than newly bought clay. Especially if you make them for rings or bracelets. Jewelry for hands has a higher probability of being hit and scratched.
Also, to make sure they don't break, always bake them right after you mold them. The more they stay on your desk in the open air, unbaked, the poorest will their quality be. And this is true for all polymer clay crafts. When I make more things on the same day, I start with the least fragile and end with the most fragile.
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