Christmas Elf Legs
An impish Christmas elf legs design that is sure to liven up any outfit. These elf legs are sort of like the Santa Claus pants, in the fact that the whole body isn’t there, only the legs.
Because it is only the legs the design is very simple to construct and fuse. Try making them out of different colors to match a particular outfit for the holidays.
For those who are looking for just the right funky and fun design, this pin is definitely for you. The chipper twinkle toes will make you smile with joy. They make a perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list.
MaterialsRed leg glassWhite stringersGreen shoe glass
Glass cleaner of choiceBeeswax or Chap StickGlass sawKilnPrepared kiln shelfProtective glassesTwo part EpoxyPin Back
1. Copy and using scissors cut the guide.
2. Lay down the portions on the appropriate shade glass and trace near the pattern with a permanent pen. Generously coat the drawing with beeswax or Chap Stick.
3. A glass saw is required to cut out the pattern. Cut close to the line to retain the outline and all the minute details.
4. Bathe with warm soap and soak in plain water or use glass cleaner to strip off any pen marks and residue. Utilizing a lint free towel, dry all the objects.
5. Arrange the portions on a ready kiln ledge and place the shelf in the unit. Be sure to grasp the glass by the edge to avert fingerprints. Make sure that you overlap the shoes and the dots so that they will fuse together and become one piece.
6. Close the top or door. Start the oven.
7. Watch the piece at around 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. Whenever glimpsing at your hot glass wear glasses with IR and UV protection.
8. Once the project possesses your required look, shut down and disconnect the oven. If the unit is manufactured with dense fire bricks, you can let it cool down on its own. If however it is made with ceramic fiber, the oven must be left on and monitored so that it doesn’t cool down any more than in the region of about 300 degrees Fahrenheit per hour.
9. When the temperature drops below 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the oven may be opened.
10. Once the glass has cooled to room temperature, you can add a pin back. Hold on the pin back with a two part epoxy.
Christmas Elf Legs
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