Picture of First and Ten Football Mug

First and Ten Football Mug

You’ll score big time when you create your favorite sports fan their very own football shaped mug! Paint traditional colors as shown here, or get creative with a team’s colors. Either way, you’re sure to have a winning design. 

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1.      Wipe mug with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2.      Measure ¼” down from top of mug and draw a line with pencil. Place a piece of masking tape along line. Add another strip of tape below the first to block off ½” space.  Repeat with bottom of mug blocking off a ½” stripe.
  3.      Freehand a 2¾” strip vertically in center on one side of mug and place tape over line.  Sketch 6 stitches across approximately ¾” - 1” wide.
  4.      Brush three coats Dark Ginger around stitches and over football including base. Let dry.
  5.      Remove tape.
  6.      Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to inside mug and two coats to unpainted stripes and stitches.  Let dry.
  7.      Stilt mug on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Masking tape, ¼”