Category Archives: 2013 Friesen Project

2013’s Monthly & Weekly Project using the book series CF Originals by Christi Friesen

A Christi Friesen Summer

Posted on June 10, 2016 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

A Summer of Fun & Giveaways with Christi Friesen & KatersAcres

A Christi Friesen Summer of Fun

EDITOR’S NOTE: ALL GIVEAWAYS HAVE ENDED AS OF AUGUST 2016.

A Summer of Fun & Giveaways with Christi Friesen & KatersAcres

Over my years of working with polymer I have met some truly wonderful people. Few are as giving and generous as the fabulous Christi Friesen. This summer we are collaborating once again for a summer filled with fun and giveaways just for YOU, my fabulous readers. Read More

Christi Friesen Workshop

Posted on May 17, 2016 in 2013 Friesen Project, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Katie Oskin, Christi Friesen, & Brenda Lansdowne

A Weekend with Christi Friesen

Katie Oskin, Christi Friesen, & Brenda Lansdowne

Katie Oskin, Christi Friesen, & Brenda Lansdowne

Sponsored by B’Sue Boutiques

I spent Thursday through yesterday (Monday) morning with the fabulous Brenda Sue of B’Sue Boutiques and the polymer princess herself, Christi Friesen.

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Christi Friesen GIVEAWAY – CLOSED

Posted on October 28, 2015 in 2013 Friesen Project, Offers by Katie Oskin

Christi Friesen 2015 Giveaway | Dogs Book, Dragons Book, & 6 stamps - HURRY Giveaway end Nov. 1st, 11:59pm

Christi Friesen Giveaway

Christi Friesen 2015 Giveaway | Dogs Book, Dragons Book, & 6 stamps - HURRY Giveaway end Nov. 1st, 11:59pm

Enter to Win

Contest Ends Nov. 1, 2015 @ 11:59pm EST

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Christi Friesen Fantasy Wings Tutorial

Posted on October 27, 2015 in 2013 Friesen Project, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Fantasy Wings Tutorial by KatersAcres

Christi Friesen Week Presents:

Polymer Clay Fantasy Wings Tutorial by KatersAcres

Fantasy Wings Tutorial

Using Christi Friesen’s Fantasy Wings Stamp

Welcome to Christi Friesen Week! If you missed what we’re going to be doing this week, you can get the details here. In the meantime, let’s get right to this quick, simple, and easy tutorial. Are you ready? Let’s get started.

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Christi Friesen Week

Posted on October 26, 2015 in 2013 Friesen Project, Offers by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Princess, Christi Friesen

Christi Friesen Week

Polymer Clay Princess, Christi Friesen

There are some very special people in the world who continue to show kindness and generosity wherever they go, Christi Friesen is one of those people! This week, we’re going to celebrate the polymer princess and have some fun together.

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Polymer Clay Designs from a Weekend with Christi Friesen

Posted on May 21, 2014 in 2013 Friesen Project, Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

KatersAcres Polymer Clay Creations During the Christi Friesen Clay-a-thon Weekend in Ohio in May 2014

Polymer Clay Creations

Christi Friesen & Katie Oskin

Here’s a little gallery of my polymer creations, as well as the creations of other artists who joined us for a weekend in Ohio with Christi Friesen, hosted by B’Sue Boutiques.

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WIP Wednesday: A Christi Friesen Weekend

Posted on May 21, 2014 in 2013 Friesen Project, Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

Christi Friesen Weekend Hosted by B'Sue Boutiques | The Many Faces of the Weekend

 WIP WEDNESDAY

Christi Friesen & Katie Oskin

A Christi Friesen Weekend

What does Christi Friesen have to do with WIP Wednesday? Well … I spent more time this weekend claying with her than I do in any normal week. So therefore, this weeks’ WIP Wednesday is all about the lovely weekend that I spent with about 40 other wonderful people and Christi Friesen!

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Christi Friesen Week

Posted on May 20, 2014 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

Christi Friesen & Katie Oskin

Christi Friesen & Katie Oskin

It’s Christi Friesen Week!

I spent the past weekend with a terrific group of ladies who spent two full days taking classes with Christi Friesen. Christi is just as wonderful  as every email & phone call I ever shared with her. More wonderful in fact … I love her to pieces.  In honor of her and all she does for the Polymer Clay community … it’s Christi Friesen week!

Tomorrow, for WIP Wednesday, I’ll share pictures of the journey & the weekend activities. On Thursday we’ll talk about B’Sue Boutiques and her awesome shop for findings and metals. And join me on Friday for some terrific giveaways, you won’t want to miss it!

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The Polymer Arts: Gus the Gargoyle

Posted on May 15, 2014 in 2013 Friesen Project, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Gargoyle by KatersAcres

The Polymer Arts

Gargoyle by KatersAcres

Gargoyle by Katie Oskin
Made for the Friesen Project 2013

Gus the Gargoyle Featured in Spring 2014 Issue

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Tree Person Inspired Tutorial for the Friesen Project

Posted on December 28, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Tree Spirit Person Tutorial by KatersAcres | Final tutorial for the 2013 Friesen Project

Tree Person

Polymer Clay Tutorial

Polymer Clay Tree Spirit Person Tutorial by KatersAcres | Final tutorial for the 2013 Friesen Project

Well, it’s been a year full of fun and adventure, and now the 2013 Friesen Project has come to a close. We have spent 52 weeks together and done over 40 projects. For those of you who hung in there and stuck it out, good for you! I hope you learned something about yourself and your clay. I hope you were able to develop your style and your voice over the past year.

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Friesen Friday: Faux Stained Glass Project

Posted on December 20, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

Faux Stained Glass Window made with Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

Faux Stained Glass Window Project

Faux Stained Glass Window made with Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

Well, we’re down to the last several projects! Today’s project is to make & design yourself a faux Stained Glass Window using Christi’s book as a guide.

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Polymer Clay Book Review: Flourish Book One “Flora” by Christi Friesen

Posted on December 6, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project, Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

The Friesen Project: Polymer Clay Designs Inspired by Christi Friesen & Flourish

Polymer Clay Book Review

Flourish Book One, Flora by Christi Friesen

The Friesen Project: Polymer Clay Designs Inspired by Christi Friesen & Flourish

Well all, this is the final book review for Christi Friesen for the Friesen Project of 2013. It has been a great year filled with projects, fun, and much more. I certainly hope that you have enjoyed it and had fun getting to know your clay once again. Look for another HUGE project coming your way for 2014 and a new FB group to join as well. Next years project will be much different, but very fun & enjoyable! Read More

Friesen Friday: Little Pond Mini-Tutorial

Posted on November 29, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay & Mixed Media Little Pond Tutorial by KatersAcres for the Friesen Project of 2013

Polymer Clay & Mixed Media Pond Tutorial

Polymer Clay & Mixed Media Little Pond Tutorial by KatersAcres for the Friesen Project of 2013

Guess what today is?! FRIESEN FRIDAY!

I hope each and every one of you had a great Thanksgiving! I know I did. I even was able to count my blessings. There are so many though, that I actually lost track.

This is the last and final project in Christi’s “Polymer Clay & Mixed Media Together at Last” book. Next week we will begin the final stages of our  year long project by working on the final book, “Flourish.”  There are some great projects here that I’m sure you will enjoy.  Read More

Friesen Friday: Love Dragon Polymer Clay Picture Frame Project

Posted on November 22, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Love Dragon Polymer Clay Tutorial by KatersAcres

FRIESEN FRIDAY

Polymer Clay Project: Love Dragon Picture Frame a Polymer Clay Dragon Tutorial by Katie Oskin

Welcome back to Friesen Friday! Today we have a fun project using a picture frame. This polymer clay dragon tutorial that follows is to help you make a similar dragon with little heart themed accessories. Please know that the polymer clay dragon frame Christi makes in her book is much more realistic, scary, and serpentine-like. You are free to choose to make either project … or make them BOTH!

Please note that because this project contains a FREE downloadable PDF, we ask that you please sign up to receive our email to get MORE free tutorials & polymer clay helps.

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Grape Expectations: GrapeVine Mirror Tutorial for the Friesen Project

Posted on November 15, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

GrapeVine Mirror Tutorial for the Friesen Project

GrapeVine Mirror Tutorial for the Friesen Project

The second project for this week is this awesome Grapevine Mirror tutorial!

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