Holiday Gifts from Nature (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin by Cornelia M. Parkinson

By Cornelia M. Parkinson

Considering 1973, Storey's nation knowledge announcements have provided sensible, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of nation dwelling talents quick and simply. There are actually greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their awesome recognition displays the typical wish of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in lifestyle.

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It can be sharpened with an ordinary pencil sharpener. Cane slices can be used in many ways to create exciting jewelry and decorate arti(acts. , POLYGONAL CANES VARIATIONS These canes are buHt with triangular canes to give hexagons, or even octagons. They form beautiful canes t hat can vary from realistic flowers th rough to fantasy kaleidoscopes, starbursts, spider's webs, and snowflakes. Orange slice cane Mix a little orange into translucent c1ay to make a translucent orange. Wrap with a th in sheet of white.

Finish the top of the basket with a coil of rope made from an ocher and a brown log twisted together. You Wil l N EE O • Polymer clay: purpie, violet, turqlloise green 4 To make the two lug handles, cut two '/. in (19mm) lengths of the two-color log, shape each into a curve and press inside the top of the basket. Bake for about 15 minutes. • Roller • Sealloped eookie (pastry) cutter • Th iek tapestry needle, abollt Va in (311'111'1) thiek • • upergille harp scissors VAR IAT ION • Make lids for Yo tlr baskets by simply eoiling a dise of clay to the right size and baking it on a tile The first technique shown here demonstrates how to simply twist the clay into a rope and coil this to make a miniature basket.

3 Smooth out the join with your finger. If the top edge is not straight, lay the bottle on its side on a piece of baking parchment to prevent it sticking and trim the edge with your knife. 2 Roll out another 18 in (3mm) sheet of clay and cut a strip, 13/ . in (4smm) wide, and long enough to go round the bottle. Lay the bottle on the strip with the base aligned exactly with the strip edge. Roll it up in the strip until the first edge meets the strip again and makes a mark. Cut along the mark, which should give you an exact fit with the two ends butted together.

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