The Southern Connecticut Polymer Clay Guild exists to share the experience of learning about polymer clay and to explore its possibilities.
And, you know what, we just like to play with clay!!!
SCPCG has a Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-Connecticut-Polymer-Clay-Guild/147294598697
Like our page to keep up with the latest news!
We hope you'll be able to join us at Clay ConneCTion, our semi annual retreat
Don't forget to mark your calendar for Thursday, July 24th through Sunday, July 27th to meet us at Connecticut College in New London
MOre details will be published as they are made available. Keep checking this website or our Facebook page for updates
The ___ annual Southern Connecticut Polymer Clay Guild Weekend of Clay will be held March 1st and 2nd
at the Foxon Firehouse in East Haven
This event is open to SCPCG members only, and promises to be tons of fun. Class Schedule as Follows:
Saturday, March 1st
9:30am - 12:30pm: Japanese Book Binding with Diane Villano
1:30pm - 4:30pm: Pourable Molds: The Professional Choice with Tommie Howell
Sunday, March 2nd
9:30am - 12:30pm: Etching in Copper or Brass with Helen Wyland-Malchow
1:30pm - 4:30pm: Variations on a Theme with Debbie Goodrow
Cost for each class is $10, payable in advance. Please contact Wendy Oestreicher to sign up for classes
We are a group of polymer clay enthusiasts, with varied backgrounds and skill levels. We meet to share ideas, techniques and to encourage and learn from each other. Our first meeting was in September, 1997 with 13 people and we've been growing ever since. We have members from Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey as well as all around Connecticut.
We have the following sites reserved for our 2013 upcoming meetings:
Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven and
The Beachhouse, Cosey Beach Avenue, East Haven.
Meeting times are 11:00-3:00, unless otherwise noted
January 18 - Library, DeMayo (new Community Room) at 11:15am
February 15 - Library, DeMayo
March 15 - Library, DeMayo at 11:15am
April 19 - Library, Community Room
May 17 - Library, Community Room
June 14 - Library, Community Room
July 12 - Beachhouse
August 16 - Beachhouse
September 20 - Library, DeMayo
October 18 - Library, DeMayo
November 15 - Library, DeMayo
December 13 - Library, DeMayo
(All are 3rd Saturdays except July and December, which are 2nd Saturdays.
July is rescheduled for Clay ConneCTion retreat. December for our usual Tag Sale and Pot Luck Luncheon)
Guild activities include a traveling exhibit, Bottles of Hope, bead strands, swaps, raffles, Clay Days, and retreats. Guild meetings incorporate demonstrations of techniques by our members and show-and-tell.
Dues are $25 for the calendar year. Additionally, the donation of two similar 1inch square tiles of your own creation for the Guild's two tile projects is not a requirement, but strongly encouraged. You are most welcome to attend one meeting before deciding to join the Guild.