Polymer paper bead smash

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It’s the last day of class with Dayle Doroshow and you know how everyone gets frantic to finish. I’m no exception so I’ll just offer you these pictures of Dayle’s signature polymer flowers while we students complete our artworks.

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Dayle’s polymer “paper beads” have always been a PCD favorite (see picture right). Long thin triangles of polymer scraps are twirled onto a needle tool paper-bead style.

Dayle leaves the bead on the tool and flattens the bead by stamping it with a rubber stamp. This preserves the hole. Voila! Beautiful bead from scrap! Here she is in the archives. I’ll be back at my computer next week.

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  • reply PiperPixie ,

    The paper beads idea is awesome! And thanks so much for the archive link;) saved me some google time!

    • reply Sandra D. ,

      Beautiful flowers.

      • reply Do Good Beads ,

        A simple and beautiful idea! Thanks for sharing

        • reply Do Good Beads ,

          A simple and beautiful idea! Thanks for sharing.

          • reply Anne Brusatte ,

            Beautiful flowers, I love the colours!

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