Tablecloth plastic glued on rolling pin.
Vintage doily rolled into clay for texture, slab built covered dishes... Good for slab built vessels of all sorts
You could copy this idea in polymer clay! It is very unique looking to me.I like it very much. Nautical Clay Face Plaque - Stage one - drying by A2SeaCreations, via Flickr
Coldwater Catch Wind Chime - Anthropologie.com Could be a coll grade 5 clay project. I gotta make this as an example!