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carolyn_rawr
« on: July 21, 2006 04:34:52 PM »

Well this was my first attempt at any sort of cane, I've only worked with polymer clay once, so I was excited that the beads mildly look like lemons. I found instructions on how to do this here: http://polymerclaycentral.com/candy_citrus.html. Despite their lumpyness I adore them. Enjoy!



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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2006 05:06:07 PM »

Don't worry about the lumpyness, canes get much easier to make as you keep practicing. My first citrus cane beads were totally uneven, but I sanded the edges to make them look more rounded.
But I found out that you can reduce the cane a whole lot and your slices will look more like the real thing.
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« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2006 07:03:45 PM »

I pop my cane in the freezer for about 2 minutes and I make sure I use a sharp slicer/razor when cutting it. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2006 10:15:58 PM »

Thanks! It definately was a hot day, so hopefully freezing them will help make it a bit easier. I will also have to hunt for some sandpaper
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« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2006 10:41:42 PM »

loves it! Cheesy hey how bout some glow in the dark kind?
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2006 04:57:48 PM »

whoa glow in the dark lemons would be neato
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