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Polka Dot Cottage {at etsy}

Stirling, New Jersey · 459 Sales

lisaclarkedotnet

Polka Dot Cottage {at etsy}

Stirling, New Jersey 459 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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Announcement   I make: jewelry and beautiful tools for you to use in your craft work. I write: patterns and tutorials in polymer clay, fabric, and yarn. Welcome!

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Last updated on Mar 18, 2016

I make: jewelry and beautiful tools for you to use in your craft work. I write: patterns and tutorials in polymer clay, fabric, and yarn. Welcome!

Lisa Clarke

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Lisa Clarke

Plaid Shawl Pin Polymer Clay Tutorial
$3.99
Beginner Button Class Polymer Clay Tutorial
$7.99
Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Pattern and Tutorial
$9.99
Luxurious Neckwarmer Loom Knitting Pattern
$1.99
Everyday Cardigan Knitting Pattern
$2.99
Vertical Hold Wrap Knitting Pattern
$2.99
Spring Wrap Skirt Sewing Pattern and Tutorial
$3.99
Everyday Baby Knitting Patterns
$5.99
Polka Dot Cottage Hearts Polymer Clay Tutorial
$3.99
Family Tree Magnets Polymer Clay Tutorial
$4.99
Striped Yoke Cardigan Knitting Pattern
$3.99
Flufy's Granny Square Blanket Crochet Pattern
$1.99
Library Book Tote Sewing Pattern and Tutorial
$5.99
May Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern
$2.99
Easy A-Line Skirt Sewing Pattern and Tutorial
$3.99
Square 8mm Stud Earrings in Seaside Tortoise
$12.00
Fancy Seam Ripper in Rainbow Jubilee
$21.00
Classy Twist Pen in Blue and Gold Tortoise
$24.00
Classy Twist Pen in Spring Jubilee
$24.00
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There's a fresh new batch of ergonomic handcrafted crochet hooks in the shop!
New in the shop: brass-framed stud earrings! Available in a bunch of shapes, colors, and patterns blush

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Round 10mm Stud Earrings in Seaside Retro
$12.00
To celebrate the publication of my new Porthole Pullover knitting pattern, I'm offering 25% OFF your entire order, when you buy any non-clearance pattern or tutorial! Let's all make September Sweaters! (Use coupon code SEPTSWEAT. Expires Friday.) heart_decoration

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Porthole Pullover Knitting Pattern
$3.99
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About

Crafting a Business, Sustainably

In 1996, I discovered polymer clay. By 2001, I was staying home with my toddler son and running a polymer clay book store on the internet. I also sold much of my own work in polymer.

Eleven years later, excited about my newfound sewing, knitting, and crochet skills, burned out on the mindless stuffing of books into envelopes, and uninterested in the level of production work that would be required in order to make a living off of my handmades, I closed that shop.

Now I find myself in the exciting position of writing my own patterns and tutorials. I get the enjoyment of creating a new product, without the drudgery of having to make 100 of them. I can write an eBook about the process, and share it with far more people than I could if I were selling the finished product.

eBooks allow me to stretch my creative muscles. They allow me to indulge in the techy stuff I find such fun, too: photo editing and ebook layout, to name a few.

This is a much more sustainable business model for me, and I am happy to bring it to Etsy.

I appreciate your support!

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  • Lisa Clarke

    Owner, Maker, Designer, One-Woman-Show

    I raise boys, take pictures, knit sweaters, keep a less-than-perfect house, blog memories, sew skirts, play with clay, daydream about beach weekends, avoid home improvement projects, crochet blankets, and spend too much time in front of screens...

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Last updated on September 30, 2013
Thanks for dropping by the Polka Dot Cottage digital download shop! Welcome. If you are looking for tutorials and patterns in polymer clay, fabric, or yarn, you’ve come to the right place!

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