March 2014 Meeting: Serving Utensils

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spoonsConnie Farrell will present our demo this month on decorating serving utensils. The list of materials, tools and tips are below. March is raffle month – those who won last time, please bring your raffle items this time!

Materials

  • 2 oz. block of clay in color of your choice

Tools

  • Pasta machine
  • Etch ‘n’ Pearl tool
  • Blade/X-acto knife
  • Rubber stamp of your choice (see tips below)
  • Large serving utensils with plain handles
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Paper towels
  • Acrylic paint for antiquing
  • Small paintbrush
  • Circle cutters (see tips below)

Tips from Connie:

  • The stamp used in the sample was ordered from Rubber Stamp Plantation (Mayan sun tile), $7.50 plus shipping If you don’t want to order this stamp, you can share mine or use a different one.
  • I used circle cutters ranging from 1/2″ to 1-3/4″.
  • Colors used in the sample: Sculpey III Renaissance brown metallic clay with black antiquing.
  • My utensils came from Dollar Tree.

The link to the handout from JoAnn’s is here.

NOTE: Construction is still likely on May Avenue next to the fairgrounds. Enter through Gate 5 further south on May, across from Forest Lumber. See this map for reference.