Free Tutorials

The tutorials offered here are copyrighted by Desert Minis, Inc.  You are welcome to print them out for personal use, but should not make copies of them or use them for any commercial or profit-driven enterprise.  Most include instructions for quarter scale, but some also include instructions for other scales.  The scales are mentioned in the document titles.  However, if the instructions are for quarter inch, and you want to work in 1/12 scale, you can often use the same techniques but make a larger product. For more tutorials/instructions, sign up for our newsletter below. Each newsletter contains a special recipe card for a mini food item.  If you have questions on any of these tutorials, feel free to contact us

NEW!  Heart Shaped Box of Candy

Banana Splits


Blueberry Pancakes in Three Scales

Brownies in a Pan in Quarter Scale

Bundt Cake

Canoli in Quarter Scale

Chinese Buffet in Quarter Scale

Chocolate Chip Cookies in Three Scales

Christmas Cookies in Three Scales

Easter Eggs in Four Scales

Easy Danish Pastries in Three Scales

Hamburgers and Chips in Quarter Scale

Ice Cream Sundaes in Three Scales

Layer Cake in Quarter Scale


Pottage in All Scales