Sweater Heart Pin Tutorial by KatersAcres

Posted on February 4, 2014 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Heart Pin Tutorial

Scrappy Sweater Heart Tutorial by KatersAcres

Perfect for Valentine’s Day


Heart Pin Tutorial

  • Scrappy Sweater Heart Tutorial by KatersAcresGather about 1 oz. of  your scrap clay. Set it aside.
  • Choose a background clay for your heart.
  • Roll your background color through a medium setting on your pasta machine.
  • Run your clay through your extruder using a 3 circle, round disk.
  • Extrude strands no shorter than 6″ each.
  • When you have your strands, twist them together to create a spiral.
  • Lay your twists down on your background sheet.
  • Place a sheet of saran wrap over your new sheet. This will make nice rounded edges on your hearts.
  • Use a heart shaped cutter to cut our your pins.

Finish Your Hearts

  • Scrappy Sweater Heart Tutorial Steps 2 by KatersAcresOnce your hearts are cut out, use the scraps from the background to make a nice long snake.
  • Wrap your snake around the rim of your heart.
  • Note: You can use a solid non-scrap color if you’d like.
  • Use a metal knitting needle to add texture to the sides of your heart.
  • IDEAS:
    • Add a cute little heart embellishment to the corner of your heart.
    • Add a Swarovski crystal for sparkle.
    • Add a patch or a cane slice for added fun.
  • Add a pin back to the back or if you’d rather, add a little hook to the top to use it as a pendant.
  • If you add a pin back, add a cute little ornamentation over the pin back to keep it in place.
  • Don’t forget to add your signature stamp or cane slice that tells your name.

Scrappy Heart Pins by KatersAcres
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Victoria Barton
February 4, 2014



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