I’m luckier than many who’ve suffered physically, emotionally and financially from COVID19, and haven’t minded the extended lock-down in Melbourne. As well as having a bit more time for polymer clay and other crafts, I’ve had regular zoom ‘craft catchups’ with friends. One technique I share with people who are new to polymer clay is the kaleidoscope cane. You can get impressive results using just a few elements, and it’s a great way to use up canes you have left over. Even canes you don’t like can be beautiful when combined with others and repeated in this way.