Cheapest place for Fimo or an alternative?

vikki_louise
vikki_louise Posts: 2,358 Forumite
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Hi, I purchased my first Fimo this week as I would like to make hanging gingerbread men to give as little gifts this Christmas. I’ve found I can only get a max of 2 out of each block and that’s if I’ve done it thinner than I wanted to. I’m finding it £2+ after postage, is there a cheaper option? I’ve seen some good value sets with lots of colour but I just want to make gingerbread men!
what do others use?
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  • theoretica
    theoretica Posts: 12,275 Forumite
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    The traditional answer would be to make salt dough - if you don't know it you might find it worth looking up.
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  • Katiehound
    Katiehound Posts: 7,515 Forumite
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    I put several different answers on your other post (special events etc ) including making your own equivalent dough with cornflour & PVA glue
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