variety of cute animals) and decided to make my own.
The guinea pigs themselves weren't difficult to make. I've done variations of dangling guinea pigs on Christmas ornaments, so I was familiar with the basics. Adding the post and backing were tricky. The clay was soft and deformed easily. I needed to do all of the pieces separately. I was unsure how they'd look altogether until they'd been baked and I could assemble them.
I'm pleased with the results. Aren't they cute? I have a few more studs - I may have to make a few more.
I am linking up to Linky Tuesday. It's so exciting to see my String Theory quilt top is featured on today's Linky post!