Thanksgiving Turkey Pin Tutorial

Posted on November 25, 2014 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Thanksgiving Turkey Pin Tutorial

Polymer Clay Thanksgiving Turkey Pin Tutorial by KatersAcres

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Are you looking for a quick & easy, last minute, Thanksgiving project? These cute little polymer clay turkey pins can be used on anything: outfits, napkins, given as gifts, or adapted as ornaments. Enjoy!

  • Polymer Clay Thanksgiving Turkey Pin Tutorial by KatersAcresPrepare cane slices to use as “feathers.”
  • NOTE: The tutorial for these feathers can be found here.
  • Position the caned “feathers” as shown at right.
  • Roll a ball of brown clay the size of a hazelnut into a long teardrop.
  • Roll a smaller pea sized ball of clay into a circle.
  • Press both shapes onto the feathers.
  • Roll another two pea sized balls of brown clay as wings and press alongside the body, just under the head as shown at right.
  • Roll a pea sized amount of orange clay into two teardrops.
  • Attach them to the bottom of the turkey.
  • Now add facial features including a gobbler, beak, & eyes.
  • Turn the turkey over and place the pin back on the feathers.
  • Use a small amount of brown clay and cover the base of the pin being sure that the edges are fully adhered to the wings.
  • Now BAKE in your polymer clay dedicated over for 45 minutes at the recommended temperature for your brand of clay.

Thanks for joining me today,

Happy Claying,
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