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With the small end up, attach the head to the front of the body with a 1/2" piece of
toothpick. Press an ear on each side of the head with the small ends up. Press the oval on
top of the head, covering the ends of the ears. Press two small seed beads on to the
face for eyes, (You can also make your eyes with a marker AFTER the lamb is baked)
Use the toothpick to make lines for the nose and mouth as shown. For pink cheeks, you can
rub on a small bit of powdered blush with a cotton swab. Press the tail on the back of the
body. Now use the toothpick to make the fleecy wool by making little swirls or circle
patterns on the body. Twist the piece of craft wire into a hanger and press in the top of
the head. Bake the sculpture in a foil lined baking pan in a regular or
toaster oven at 250 degrees for 30 minutes. (DO NOT use a
Let cool in oven. DO NOT bake at a hotter temperature or the white clay may
burn or turn brown. When cool, tie the 8" ribbon around his neck and put the 10"
ribbon through hanger and tie a knot. Your Christmas Lamb is ready for the tree or to give
as a special gift.
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