October 2016 Meeting: Pinecone Ornament

by Myra on October 2, 2016

pineconeOur next guild meeting will be Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Arts Center at the fairgrounds. We will have our drawing at the meeting, so be sure to bring something if you won an item in our last drawing! This is also inchie month, with a Fall theme.

Deborah Di Maggio will show us how to make these pinecone ornaments. Looks like fall is definitely here!


  • 3 packages of clay (Premo), using any of these possible colors: raw sienna, black, gold, bronze, burnt umber
  • Paper maché egg (Deborah will provide these)


  • Pasta machine or roller
  • Knife blade
  • Teardrop cutter (other suggested cutters shown in photo – click to enlarge)


Minutes for September 2016 Meeting

September 12, 2016

We had 18 members and 1 guest at the September 10, 2016 meeting. We held this meeting at the Unity Church in Warr Acres, since our usual meeting space was busy with the upcoming state fair. The fellowship hall where we met was nice and spacious — thank you to Unity Church for allowing us to use it, and to Connie making the arrangements for us. […]

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September 2016 Meeting: Pumpkin & Fall Leaves Box

September 3, 2016

Our next guild meeting will be Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Unity Church Fellowship Hall at 5603 NW 41st St., approximately Ann Arbor and NW 41st. Chris Crossland and Karen Humphreys will show us how to make this decorative box featuring a pumpkin, fall leaves, and adorable mice. Following is Chris’ supply list and […]

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Minutes for August 2016 Meeting

September 3, 2016

Recorded by Marsha Hinds Penni Jo called the meeting to order and welcomed our two visitors, Diane and Pat. She then had the guild members introduce themselves and give a little bit of polymer clay background. We had 20 members present and 2 visitors. We then went around the room for show and tell. Both […]

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August Meeting: Magic Transfer Paper

August 6, 2016

Our next guild meeting will be Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Arts Center at the fairgrounds. Tom Gibson will be presenting our lesson. This month we will be getting acquainted with Magic Transfer Paper and Color Me Magic Transfer Paper. A few meetings ago we had a suggestion that we wear name tags. […]

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Minutes for July 2016 Meeting

July 25, 2016

Minutes recorded by Deborah There were 16 members at our JULY 9, 2016 meeting. There were lots of show and tell items. Check out the pictures on our Facebook page.  Many great prizes were won at our drawing. Inches will be swapped four times a year.  Next time in October meeting with a Fall theme.   AUGUST meeting – Tom will […]

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Minutes for June 2016 Meeting

July 14, 2016

Minutes recorded by Shirley There were fourteen members and no guests present at our June 11, 2016 meeting. Seven members brought items to show, including several child-oriented Bottles of Hope. Tom will post photos on our Yahoo and Facebook pages. Program: Jane and Penni Jo taught a very clever method of building a signature cane […]

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