Wind Chime

Designer: Kaitlyn Miller



  1. Roll out clay with a rolling pin or on a slab roller to create a slab that is about 1/8” thick 
  2. Compress slab with rib 
  3. Cut out 3 medallion shapes of desired size by drawing and cutting shape with fettling knife or using cookie cutters 
  4. Use pencil to create hole at the top of each shape 
  5. Smooth all edges with a damp sponge  
  6. Allow to dry flat 
  7. Once dry bisque fire to Cone 04 


  1. Moisten a sponge and wipe medallions to remove any dust 
  2. Prepare your pallet by adding 6 colors: 
  3. Squirt out 1 teaspoon of the fallowing for use: SC-6 Sunkissed , SC-73 Candy Apple red and SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue
  4. Mix green using ½ teaspoon of SC-6 Sunkissed and ½ teaspoon of SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue 
  5. Mix orange using ½ teaspoon of SC-6 Sunkissed and ½ teaspoon of SC-73 Candy Apple Red 
  6. Mix violet using ½ teaspoon of SC-73 Candy apple red and ½ teaspoon of SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue 
  7. Lay out medallions and assign colors to them in rainbow order, each medallion will have two colors – be sure to mark both sides (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet) 
  8. Using a soft fan brush apply one coat of each color to its designated area on each medallion allowing glaze to overlap where they meet- be sure to glaze both sides 
  9. When dry, apply two more coats of each color to medallions allowing each coat to dry fully before applying the next 
  10. Allow glaze to dry completely 
  11. To print pattern, sponge SC-15 Tuxedo to a small portion of the sole of your shoe and press medallion into shoe to stamp 
  12. Stamp both sides of each medallion, sponging more glaze onto sole of shoe as needed 
  13. For different patterns try stamping your friends’ shoe, too 
  14. Remember to clean glaze off your shoe before putting your foot back down 
  15. Allow to dry completely 
  16. Fire to Cone 06 using stilts or bead tree 


  1. Lay out stick and medallions as you would like them to hang 
  2. Cut string at desired lengths and tie to medallions 
  3. Attach other end of strings to the stick 
  4. Tie one larger piece of string from each edge of the chime and connect to make something to hang from 
  5. Hang and enjoy 




  • 3 Bisque Medallions (MBQKIT3) if not making your own 
  • ½ lb of Low-fire white clay (to make your own medallions) 


  • SC-6 Sunkissed  
  • SC-15 Tuxedo  
  • SC-73 Candy Apple Red  
  • SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue  

Decorating Accessories

  • Your Shoe 
  • Fettling knife or cookie cutters 

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Rolling pin or slab roller 
  • Rib 
  • Pallet 
  • Sponge 
  • Water 
  • Brushes 
  • Pencil 
  • String or Twine 
  • Stick