The Seminole tribe's strip pieced quilting translates wonderfully into polymer. Kim Cavender builds canes using this method.

(I have used this method to build flat sheets of pattern for inlay in wooden bowls. See my demo from years back.)

Kim's web site is just a placeholder at the moment (sigh). Her work is simple yet exquisitely precise. You'll have to take a look at her recent book which illustrates some wonderful projects.

Kim's also teaching a class in her techniques June 24-25 in Livonia, Michigan with the Detroit Guild. They'd love to have you join them.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
  • reply Chifonie ,

    fresh colors and visual :o]

    • reply Gayle Thompson ,

      I saw this cane on some of Kim’s work at Shrine Mont. It is gorgeous! It looks very 3-D!

      Leave a comment



      • I'm Cynthia Tinapple, an artist, curator, and leader in the polymer clay community for over 20 years.

        On this blog I showcase the best polymer clay art online to inspire and encourage you. I also send out weekend extras in the premium newsletter, StudioMojo.

        You can find my book, Polymer Clay Global Perspectives, on Amazon.


      • Here are 4 ways to get daily posts


      • Download your FREE eBook
        7 Great Ways to Teach Yourself Polymer Clay.
        Contains 62 free resources for learning polymer clay online.

        Click here to download.