Introduction: Polymer Clay Pumpkin

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Hi! I am going to show you how to make a pumpkin out of polymer clay.

Step 1: Tools & Colors

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You will need:


  • Orange Clay
  • a small amount of pale green ( I mixed green with a bit of white.)


Step 2: Pumpkin

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Roll out a ball of clay. Then poke a small hole in the top with the ball tool.

Step 3: The Lines

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Take the ball tool and push down along the side of the pumpkin to make the lines.

Step 4: Smoothing the Sides

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Now smooth the down the edges of the pumpkin with your fingers and the ball tool to make them more rounded.

Step 5: The Stem

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Roll out a small piece of pale green clay into a cone-like shape and place on top of the pumpkin.

Step 6: Finishing Up

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Take the ball tool and press the bottom stem into the grooves of the pumpkin. Then twist the stem a tiny bit to give it more realistic look.

Step 7: Baking

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Bake in the oven at 275 °F for 15 minutes.

Step 8: Done!

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There You have it! A polymer clay pumpkin. Perfect as a fall decoration.


bmohr (author)2016-10-13

Nicely done. Method is simple with great results

AsherB4 (author)bmohr2016-10-13

Thank you!

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