September 2017 Meeting: Ceiling Fan Pulls

by Myra on September 2, 2017

Our next guild meeting will be Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Due to the State Fair, we will be meeting this month at NorthHaven Baptist Church, 4600 36th Avenue NW, in Norman, OK. Directions: From I-35 coming from the north, exit on Indian Hills Road. If coming from the south, exit on Tecumseh Road. Go west to 36th Ave. NW – the church is about halfway between Tecumseh Rd. and Indian Hills Rd. We will be going in the west entrance. Click here for a map.

This month, Myra Cleveland will be showing us how to make functional and sturdy ceiling fan pulls.

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Scotch tape
  • Ruler
  • Sewing needle & thread or Aleene’s Tacky Glue (NOT superglue) to secure tassel
  • X-acto knife
  • Needle tool or Etch ‘n’ Pearl tool
  • Wire cutter
  • Round nose pliers
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Pasta machine
  • Blade
  • Your favorite clay tools

Materials

  • Polymer clay in your choice of colors
  • Cane slices, Skinner blends, texture sheets, and/or mica powders to decorate fan pull cap
  • Medium/large beads (polymer clay, glass, wood, or metal) to decorate top of fan pull
  • 20 gauge wire (about 24”)

Myra will provide:

  • Ball chain and connectors
  • 1/4” diameter wooden dowel
  • Small circle cutter
  • Fringe for tassels

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