Archive for February, 2015

Cernit & Efco Texture Mat Demonstrations at Stitches 2015

Efco now stock Cernit Polymer Clay. This is a middle of the road clay which falls somewhere in between Fimo Soft and Classic in consistency. It is considered a very strong clay (possibly the strongest available on the market) with good adhesion and fine detailing qualities. It also works wonderfully with Efco’s new Texture Mats…

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(Space Texture Mat used to create the round ring pictured above.)

Click here to open PDF of the current designs (printed actual size)

Join us on Stand 25 at Stitches 2015 to see a demonstration of how easy it is to create stunning Cernit jewellery using Efco’s Texture Mats combined with their Jewellery Backings.

 

Metal Embossing with Efco Metall Art

With Efco’s new Metall Art Punches and Tools crafters can now create unique gold, copper and silver coloured metal jewellery.

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Using one set of 3 punches and a utility hammer crafters can transform a plain brass donut like this…

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…to this…

Efco Donut Metall Art Pendant

We will have a variety of examples on show at Stitches and Fiona Jones will be on hand to talk you through the process if needed.

Efco Paracord Braiding at Stitches 2015

We are looking forward to meeting everyone at Stitches this year. As usual you will find us on Stand G25 towards the back of the hall (not far from the coffee area).

Viper Efco Paracord Braid

One of the crafts we will have on display is Paracord braiding – a craft which appeals to a wide audience, boys and girls alike. Originally popular with climbers as a convenient way of carrying extra cord it has now crossed over into the craft world and is especially popular with boys. Macramé knots and Kumihimo weaves can be found amongst the Paracord braids and crafters will find countless free instructions available on the internet.

Retailers will find that they can cross merchandise with Efcolor Enamelling, Metall Art and Efco’s large holed beads as these can be combined within the braids or added as an embellishments on top.

Efcolor Paracord Band  Efcolor Paracord Band 2

Fiona Jones will be demonstrating how easy it is to create paracord braids with Efco cords and click buckles so we hope you can join us on Stand G25.

Polymer Clay Texture Mats from Efco

Efco have launched a range of 12 Texture Mats for use with polymer clays. They allow crafters to create amazingly intricate designs with ease.

Efco Texture Mats

To make professional looking pieces of jewellery crafters can use the Texture Mats in conjunction with Efco’s metal Jewellery Backings.

To see the full range of Texture Mat designs available see the News Spring 2015 Catalogue.