Red Candy Apples

Red candy apples make luscious yummy pins. It is not difficult to make candy apples and turn them into pins. The candied apple is also known as toffee apples or caramel apples. The topping for these luscious gooey concoctions fluctuates from place to place, but it is just about always adorned with some type of stick in the middle to make it easier to eat.

Candy apples are a very familiar treat at Halloween because the holiday falls right around the yearly apple harvest. Toffee apples are an extremely popular dessert of children and adults during the Halloween season.

The shape is incredibly basic and uncomplicated. Enhance the caramel topping by adding drops of paint to depict the presence of nuts. Different colored frit can added to indicate candy sprinkles.

Materials

  • Red apple glass
  • Tan toffee glass
  • Beige stick glass
  • Fusing embellishments
  • Pattern
  • Beeswax or Chap Stick
  • Glass saw
  • Glass Cleaner choice
  • Lint free towel
  • Kiln
  • Prepared kiln shelf
  • Protective glasses
  • Two part Epoxy
  • Pin Back


  • Directions

    1. Copy and using scissors cut the model.

    2. Rest the paper pieces on the appropriate tint glass and sketch around the stencil with a permanent marker. Liberally cover up the traced design with beeswax or Chap Stick.

    3. A glass saw is needed to cut the design. Follow close to the line to retain the figure and all the small details.

    4. Cleanse with soap and dip in clean water or employ glass cleaner to strip off the pen marks and residue. Dry the items.

    5. Arrange the sections on a primed kiln ledge and pose the shelf inside the unit. Always hold the glass by the rim to avoid fingerprints. Add any fusible embellishments.

    6. Shut the lid or door. Activate the oven.

    7. Watch the task at about 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. Whenever gazing at your pieces have on glasses with IR and UV protection.

    8. As soon as the glass has your preferred appearance, shut down and unplug the unit. If the unit is constructed with heavy fire bricks, you can allow it to cool down on its own. If however it is built with ceramic fiber, the unit must be kept on and supervised so that it does not cool down more than just about 300 degrees Fahrenheit an hour.

    9. Once the pyrometer drops underneath 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the kiln can be opened.

    10. Once the piece has cooled down to room temperature, you can add a brooch back. Adhere the brooch back with a two part epoxy.



    Red Candy Apple Pattern






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