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  • MB-1255 - Contemporary Coaster Set
Color
  • FN-001 - White
  • FN-040 Pumpkin
  • SC-11 - Blue Yonder
  • SC-77 - Glo-Worm
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  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-404 - #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
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Additional Materials
  • Paper Towel
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  • Small Flower Paper Punch*
  • Large Flower Paper Punch*
  • Rectangle Paper Punch*
  • Scissors
  • ½" Masking Tape
  • Cork Dots
  • *or design of your choice
Project Info

Instructions


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White to top of the coaster holder, the coaster holder bottom, inside and out, and the center of the coasters. Allow to dry.
  3. Punch out 2 large and 2 small flowers. Wet the flowers and place on the holder lid. Press with a paper towel to absorb any excess water.
  4. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-040 Pumpkin to the entire holder lid, except the knob. When the last coat of glaze looses its shine, remover the paper flowers.
  5. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round apply 3 coats of SC-77 Glo-Worm to the flower centers.
  6. Punch out the rectangle shapes, wet the rectangles and place on the holder bottom and lid knob to create a checkerboard pattern. Press with a paper towel to absorb any excess water.
  7. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-11 Blue yonder to the outside of the holder bottom and the lid knob. When the last coat of glaze looses its shine, remove the paper.
  8. With ½" masking tape, tape the outer edges of the coaster centers.
  9. Cut out 2 squares for each of the coasters. Wet the paper and place on the coasts to have 2 squares oposite each other in white. Press with a paper towel to absorb any excess water.
  10. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of the following colors to the squares on the coasters: FN-040 Pumpkin and SC-77 Glow-Worm. Remove the paper after the last coat of glaze looses its shine. Allow to dry.
  11. With ½" masking tape, tape the inside edges of the coasters centers.
  12. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder to the edges and backs of all the coasters. Remove the tape after the last coat of glaze looses its shine. Allow to dry.
  13. Stilt all pieces and fire to shelf cone 06.
  14. Apply 4 cork dots to all the coasters.

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