Mosque Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake TutorialPolymer clay is an easy medium to work with because it offers instant gratification in the creation of a permanently sculpted item.

My middle daughter has been having a lot of fun with it lately and tried her hand at making a mosque cake.

Supplies

Polymer Clay
Roller
Star punch
Punch tool
Blade cutter

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll both brown and orange clay about 2 millimeters thick.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Cut four circles of brown and one circle of orange about one inch wide.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Stack the circles two brown, followed by the orange, and then the other two brown. It should form a cylinder.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll out what is left of your orange clay about one millimeter thick.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Cut another circle and a strip that is long enough to run around the side of the cake from the thin orange

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Smooth the sides and lightly puncture the top surface of the clay to make it look like sand

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll out your white clay about two millimeters thick and cut four small rectangles roughly more than a centimeter wide.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Cut a rectangular hole in one of the rectangles and piece the four sides together to form a box. Smooth the sides so the clay will stick together.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll a stick of the leftover white clay and with your cutting tool, make a minaret a little taller than the base of the building. Attach the minaret next to the base.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll a red stick of clay, about as wide as the base of the building. Cut the sides so the red can fit like a roof. Cut the roll in half and place the flat side on the top of the base.

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Form a small ball of leftover red clay and place it atop the minaret.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll out your piece of green clay about one millimeter thick, and use your star cookie cutter, or your cutting tool if you don’t have one, to make a small star.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Take your gold or light-brown clay and roll it into a thin stick. Cut the stick at any desired length and using your fingers, curl the stick so it is bending a little more than 90 degrees. Attach the trunk of the palm tree to the star and curl the leaves of the star down.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Roll out the dark-gray clay at about one millimeter thick and cut a wavy line with your pointy tool. Cut the path where the cake stops.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Place all the decorations on top of the cake and place the cake in the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Take the cake out and quickly cut a slice from the cake so you can see the layers inside.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Bake your cake and slice at 180 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 to 10 minutes. Time and temperature may vary according to type and size of clay used.

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

Here is our mosque next to a quarter, to give you an idea of size.  It was so fun to make, we did two!

ACraftyArab Polymer Clay Cake Tutorial

 

Visit more of mosque crafts on our blog:

Great Mosque of Cordoba Printable

{Mosque} Cookie Cutter Candle Tutorial

Mosque Pillow Tutorial

Mosque Night Light Tutorial

Or check out our list of 99 Creative Mosque Projects or other tutorials on A Crafty Arab on Pinterst.

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