Easter Chicks

It just wouldn’t be Easter without a few Easter chicks! These baby chicks are chubby and cuddly in nature. This particular chick is round like an egg.

Be sure to make your eyes ahead of time, so that they can just be fused into the piece. Use some Glassline paint to add the additional features, like the nostrils.

During this season, baby animals are given as gifts or put on display. Make a few of these as gifts or display them, either way, you are going to want to add them to your fused Easter crafts list.

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Materials:

  • Pattern
  • Yellow body glass
  • Orange beak/feet glass
  • White dot eye glass
  • Glass cleaner of choice
  • Chap Stick or Beeswax
  • Glass saw
  • Fiber Paper
  • Kiln
  • Prepared kiln shelf
  • Protective glasses
  • Two part Epoxy
  • Pin Back


  • Directions:

    1. Copy and using scissors cut the pattern.

    2. Place the parts on the fitting color glass and draw around the stencil with a permanent pen. Generously cover up the drawing with beeswax or Chap Stick.

    3. A glass saw is considered necessary to cut out the design. Cut near the shape to preserve the outline and all the small particulars.

    4. Wash with dish soap and rinse in clear water or use glass cleaner to take away the design and scum. Air dry the pieces.

    5. Use Glassline paints to add the nostrils. Allow the paint to dry completely.

    6. Arrange the sections on a prepared kiln shelf and pose the shelf in the kiln. Always grip the glass by the border to avert fingerprints.

    7. Shut the top or door. Activate the unit.

    8. Observe the task at almost 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. Whenever glimpsing at your hot glass have on glasses with IR and UV shield.

    9. When the glass has your preferred look, turn off and disconnect the kiln. If the kiln is fabricated with heavy fire bricks, you can permit it to cool down by it’s self. On the other hand if it is created with ceramic fiber, the kiln must remain on and checked so that it does not cool down more than roughly 300 degrees Fahrenheit an hour.

    10. Once the temperature drops lower than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the oven may be opened.

    11. After the fused piece has cooled to room temperature, you can add a pin back. Hold on the pin back with a two part epoxy.



    Easter Chicks Pattern

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