July Meeting Notes & Supply List

The July meeting of the Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild will be on Saturday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Pearl Library, Pearl, Mississippi.  Joyce will be showing us how to use a transfer to make a veneer for a bracelet the easy way. We will be using Souffle clay for this technique.  Transfers will be made available for you.  To make a more interesting bracelet you might want 2 or 3 colors that will make a pretty skinner blend. We will be stepping thru the process of how to make a very simple bracelet.  A picture of a sample transfer is attached. 


2 bars of Souffle* clay in complimentary colors for a blend
1 bar of White Souffle* clay
GermX Advanced clear, not the green one
Old credit card
Metal Bracelet blank that is already formed

NOTE:  You must use Souffle clay for this technique to work.

In Addition: Bring your normal working supplies - pasta machine, roller, work surface and stiff blade

There is a lot to go over for this meeting. Please make the effort to condition at least the black and white clay before the meeting. That will allow us to start on time and you will have time to condition other clays as you get caught up. The more you condition the more we can accomplish on Saturday.

Reminders: The weather is getting HOT- you may want a cooler with an ice pack to transport your clay.

The library has no control on the temperature in the room. We recommend layers of clothing

The Display Case can use new items each month. At the June meeting Arlene challenged members to bring something made from the fish cane we made during last month's meeting.  These would be a great addition to the Display Case but feel free to bring anything you want to share for a while. 


We have had several people visit our meetings recently.  Our Guild’s policy is that a person can attend 2 meetings free.  After that, people have the option to pay $5.00 per meeting or join the Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild.  Our membership year begins in June with an annual membership fee of $20.00.  The prorated new member fee is $2.00 per month, so members joining after the June meeting will pay a prorated new member fee. 

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