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Kawaii Charms in Polymer Clay

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  • Step 1

    Make a ball using white polymer clay and form it into a flat oval shape approximately 7mm (¼in) thick and 20mm (¾in) wide.

  • Step 2

    Cut a shallow opening at the base of the oval using a blade.

  • Step 3

    Push the top of a metal paperclip into the opening and reform the oval around it so the paperclip is secure.

  • Step 4

    Then make two even balls using black clay. Flatten these on your work surface to create discs that are approximately 7mm (¼in) wide.

  • Step 5

    Cut a small portion off the bottom of both black discs to allow you to attach them more easily to the white shape. These will be the ears.

  • Step 6

    Press the ears gently onto the top of the oval shape to create the panda’s head.

  • Step 7

    Take some more black clay and create two small even balls and flatten them into ovals.

  • Step 8

    Press the ovals onto the front of the panda head.

  • Step 9

    Then flatten a small ball of white clay inside the black ovals.

  • Step 10

    Add a face to the panda head, putting the eyes in the white circles you just created.

  • How to make a paperclip. Panda Paperclip - Step 11
    Step 11

    Bake and allow to cool before use.

    You can make this project super kawaii by using pastel colours,
or colours that match your favourite notebook.

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