Chick and Egg
Cute and simple is the best way to describe this Chick and egg pattern. A chick makes its escape from the security of its shell on the 21st day of incubation.
This little guy is still sitting inside the shell with part of the encasing on top of his head like a large cap. His body can be cut out of a solid piece of yellow and the egg consists of two separate parts.
This chick n egg design is the newest addition to the Easter crafts designs. An Easter chick would make an ideal pin design or fused into the center of a devil egg platter for your festivities.
Materials:PatternWhite shell glassYellow chick glassOrange beak glass
Black dot eye
or Glassline paintGlass cleaner of choiceChap Stick or BeeswaxGlass sawFiber PaperKilnPrepared kiln shelfProtective glassesTwo part EpoxyPin Back
1. Draw and cut out the outline.
2. Rest the parts on the fitting shade glass and sketch close to the pattern with a permanent pen. Generously plaster the markings with beeswax or Chap Stick.
3. A glass saw is considered necessary to cut out the outline. Follow on the line to keep the form and all the minute fine points.
4. Sponge down with soap and rinse in clear water or use glass cleaner to eliminate the design and scum. Dry the items.
5. Arrange the portions on a ready kiln ledge and pose the shelf in the kiln. At all times grip the glass by the edge to avert fingerprints.
6. Shut the top or door. Turn on the kiln.
7. Monitor the job at almost 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. Whenever gazing at your fused glass wear glasses with IR and UV shield.
8. When the piece has your desired look, turn off and unplug the oven. If the kiln is constructed with dense fire bricks, you can let it cool off by it’s self. On the other hand if it is assembled with ceramic fiber, the oven must be left on and supervised so that it doesn’t cool down more than about 300 degrees Fahrenheit per hour.
9. When the temperature falls beneath 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the unit can be opened.
10. When the glass has cooled down to room temperature, add a pin back. Adhere the pin back with a two part epoxy.
Chick and Egg Pattern
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