Polymer Clay: White, Black, Green,Yellow, Orange & Red
1 Round Toothpick
2 Black Seed Beads for Eyes
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|Step #1: Roll a 1 1/2" ball of
White for the BODY. Make two 1/4" holes with toothpick or paintbrush
handle for the ARMS and LEGS. Press in two seed beads
for the EYES.
Step #2: Roll
a 3/8" ball of Orange for the NOSE and shape into a pointed
triangle. Press on to the Head and use toothpick to make lines on the
Step #3: Roll two 1/2" balls of Green for the MITTENS.
Flatten into 1/4" thick circles. Cut a line into circle for the thumb with a craft
knife and round the edges with your fingers. Make a hole in the ends of the MITTENS
with a toothpick for the yarn.
Bake in a regular or toaster oven.
DO NOT use a Microwave Oven!!!!
Step #5: Roll a 1/2" ball of
Black for the HAT and flatten into a circle. Press on top of Head
for a hat brim. Roll another 1/2" ball of Black and press onto hat brim. Use the side
of your finger to indent the top. Roll a narrow rope of Green and wrap around the HAT
for a hatband. Roll two 1/4" balls of Green for leaves.
Flatten and shape into tear drop shapes. Press onto hat. Use toothpick to make lines on
leaves. Make the flower the same as the leaves, using five 1/4"
balls of Red. Press flower on top of leaves. Press on tiny balls of Yellow into center of
Step #6: Bake snowman, mittens and boots at 275
degrees for 30 minutes. Cool in oven.
Step #7: Cut two 1 1/2" lengths of yarn for ARMS.
Glue into the mitten and into the Body. Cut two 2" lengths of yarn for the LEGS.
Glue one end into the boot and one end into the Body.
If you want to make him into a Christmas ornament, put a wire hook
in the top of his hat before baking.
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