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Wee little bunting in polymer clay!
I also used Alcohol Inks and some fabric paint because I used scrap clay. You could also just use different colors of clay, or use white clay and paint the flags.

Posted by DancinJules from Pocatello, Idaho, United States • Published See DancinJules's 5 projects »
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  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Smush your clay together and start rolling it out into a sheet.

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Condition the clay until it is nice and pliable. Roll it out with an acrylic roller, or on the pasta machine. I used the third thickest setting on my pasta machine.

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 3
    Step 3

    I dabbed alcohol inks all over the clay. If you don't want to have purple and green fingers, wear gloves!

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 4
    Step 4

    If you want your flags to all be the same size, you can cut a template out of card stock and then use it as a guide to cut your clay into triangles.

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 5
    Step 5

    I wasn't really that picky, and I wanted some flags of different sizes, so I just eyeballed it. I also dabbed some of the metallic fabric paint on at this point, because what can I say? I like shiny things!

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 6
    Step 6

    Wrap the top part of the triangle (the wide part) around a wooden dowel, or toothpick, or barbecue skewer. Make sure the clay sticks to itself, and that the dowel or toothpick will slide out.

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now bake your flags according to the manufacturer's instructions.

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 8
    Step 8

    String them on your cord along with a couple of beads between each of the flags.

  • How to sculpt a clay object. Itty Bitty Bunting! - Step 9
    Step 9

    Tah Dah! Itty-Bitty Bunting!

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