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« on: February 10, 2014 06:55:42 AM »

Been meaning to post these for a while, super fun to do, a tad fickle to make.
If anyone has any hints/tips to revive 3 year old fimo from being a crumbly mess that'd be fabulous Sad
Don't want to throw it out, i've tried liquid clay and water which seem to work after ALOT of kneading abd bruised hands..

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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2014 07:54:21 AM »

aw the hearts are cute. have you tried a bit of mineral oil to soften it? baby oil or conola oil works too, at least thats what I use to soften clay for frosting. Iv also read that some people chop it up realy fine first before mixing or try putting it in a baggie then sit on it for a while so you heat it up lol and it will be a little softer then if you just dive right in and warm it with your hands while kneading.
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2014 08:03:35 AM »

You've made some really cute things! The hearts are my favorite. I wish I had some helpful tips to revive your clay, but I haven't much experience with that material.
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2014 10:34:36 AM »

I'll need to try the oil and see if that helps, it is probably past it's use date, but seems such a waste Sad
I've done the bum heat attempt before when lino-printing, some of that stuff is ridiculous!
Thank you for the kind comments and helpful tips!
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