HOW TO: Make a Tiny Pumpkin

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  • Orange polymer clay

  • Green Polymer clay (or brown)

  • Toothpick or clay pick

  • Oven

Let’s Get Started:

  1. There are two routes to take when creating your pumpkin, you can choose to use orange clay, or white clay ,and add paint later

  2. Preheat your oven to 275

  3. Start by making 8, equal logs of clay - the clay should be approximately 1” long and ¼” wide

  4. Pinch the ends of each log slightly to taper.

  5. Carefully bend the logs to make a crescent shape

  6. Begin connecting the logs to form a sphere

  7. Press together gently to seal

  8. Use a toothpick to smooth any connections and add additional detail

  9. Roll another small piece of clay, appx ¼” long, and 1/8” wide, this will be the stem

  10. Taper one end, and insert into the top of the pumpkin.

  11. Use the toothpick to smooth the connection

  12. Bake the pumpkin for 15 minutes

  13. Remove, and let cool

  14. Finish with modpodge

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