Who Else Wants a Chocolate Dripping Heart Pin?
You won’t have to ask any of your friends this question.
Once they see this chocolate dripping heart pin, they will be drooling for one of their own.
This dripping heart pin looks good enough to eat.
It is ideal as a Valentines Day gift or wear it and be the envy of all your friends.
The sizzling red heart seems to give the chocolate the alluring appearance of melting on to your outfit.
Chocolate and hearts just go together as Valentines chocolate.
This pin is not that difficult to make if you have a glass saw and some practice in cutting out fine details." This is so cute great instructions :) I was thinking I could just lick that LOL...YUM - Michelle"
You can design your own pattern for this project if you like, or use the pattern at the bottom of this page.
Card stockPermanent markerBeeswax or Chap StickRed glass Tan glassGlass sawGlass cleanerPrepared kiln shelfKilnGlasses with IR and UV protectionTwo part EpoxyPin back
1. Sketch and cut the outline.
2. Set the members on the appropriate color glass and draw around the shape with a permanent marker. Liberally cover up the traced design with beeswax or Chap Stick.
3. A glass saw is required to cut out the shape. Cut on the shape to retain the figure and all the meticulous fine points.
4. Wash with soap and rinse in clean water or use glass cleaner to do away with the pen marks and scum. Air dry the pieces.
5. Pose the pieces on a set up kiln shelf and pose the shelf in the unit. Be sure to grip the glass by the border to avert fingerprints.
6. Shut the top or door. Switch on the unit.
7. View the piece at approximately 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. Whenever gazing at your projects wear glasses with IR and UV protection.
8. Once the project possesses your sought after appearance, shut down and disconnect the kiln. If the unit is built with heavy fire bricks, you can let it cool down by it’s self. If however it is made with ceramic fiber, the kiln must remain on and supervised so that it does not cool down more than roughly 300 degrees Fahrenheit per hour.
9. Once the pyrometer drops underneath 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the kiln can be opened.
10. Once the project has cooled down to room temperature, add a pin back. Stick on the pin back with a two part epoxy.
Make a few of these Chocolate Dripping Heart pins to give to all your loved ones, or make them and fuse them into other projects.
They are sure to look yummy under any situation. Who wants some more Valentines chocolate?
Dripping Heart Pattern
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Valentines Day Pins
Dripping Heart to Glass Fusing Made Easy
Fused Glass Patterns