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This polymer clay tutorial gives detailed instructions on how to make a stunning tiered inro, including instructions to make three different canes: a border cane, a squared spiral cane, and a border block cane. It also includes instructions on how to lay out the canes in various orientations to create a variety of veneers and instructions for two different accent "ojime" beads. The diy class teaches how to create a custom tiered inro base that you cover with the canes and a custom tasseled accent.  It requires basic cane reduction knowledge. The included canes and blends are advanced beginner skill. The tutorial is broken down into 6 how-to chapters - a chapter for each cane, a chapter for making the form, a chapter on making the accent beads, and a chapter on covering the base and making the tassel to create the inro.  It includes a detailed overview of the basic supplies needed and a resource page with links to various sites for supplies or more information plus patterns.  The tutorial is 75 pages long and has over 200 large, color pictures!


Complex Tiered Inros

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