What’s the Best Air Dry Clay For Dolls & Other Crafts?


I’ve been asked this question a lot, and I thought I’d talk a little bit about this. First, here are just a few of some old creations I made with my favorite clay:

( I lived in Alaska for about a decade, and those funny brown creatures are my version of a muskoxen)

I use a clay that doesn’t require a kiln to “fire” or dry it. It is considered an air dry clay, but beware: all air dry clays are not the same. I’ve purchased air dry clay to use for different things, only to find out it cracks when it dries. So frustrating!

The only brand I recommend is Creative. You can find it for sale on our site here or on our Ebay store:


In the description, you’ll find out all the cool things about this particular brand of clay that I love.

The painted portions of these dolls in the body are done with Jacquard’s beautiful fabric paints. The bodies are muslin. I plan to make some tutorial videos about how to make these dolls in the near future.

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