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Summer 2020 **Print**

Summer 2020 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
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Table of Contents
Beveled Window Planter
An Introduction to Stained Glass
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Lidia K. Anderson
A 71/2" x 12" air plant holder. With only five glass pieces and four diamond bevels, the simple design is a quick and easy beginner project. An arc of 14-gauge copper wire is added to hold the plant, and a top ring is added for hanging. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Bits and Pieces
Hidden Treasures
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Leslie Gibbs
Photography by Jon Gibbs
A 9" stained glass panel featuring found sea life treasures including a nautilus shell slice center piece plus assorted stained glass scraps, glass gems, and nuggets. After arranging all of the design elements, the pieces are soldered front and back before framing in a brass or U-channel ring. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
When Pigs Fly!
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Mary Harris
A 5" x 4" free-form, three-dimensional stained glass pig. The main body, legs, ears, and wings are cut, assembled, foiled, and soldered together, and the spaces between the front and back legs and the main body are filled with solder. A wire hook is added for hanging. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Bath Time
Design by Terra Parma, Text by Darlene Welch
A 16" x 20" stained glass panel featuring a bird taking his daily bath surrounded by iris and crocus  blooms. The artist’s attention to detail plus the careful selection of glass colors and grain direction for each piece adds realism to the design. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Hook Lighthouse
Design, Fabrication, and Text by David Kennedy
Photography by Sharon Kennedy
A 12" circular stained glass panel that features the Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford, Ireland. The use of blue and green Wissmach Wisspy glasses for the sky and foreground glass plus blue Mystic Streaky for the sea add the feeling of depth and realism to the design. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Backyard Delights
Flower, Snail, and Watering Can Garden Stake Trio
Design and Text by Dionē Roberts, Fabrication by Akalia Wood
A 7" x 77" flower, 8-1/2" x 5" snail, and a 5" x 5" watering can free-form garden stakes mounted on copper tubing. Decoration for the stakes is added using assorted seed, bugle, and 6 mm glass beads plus twisted curves of 14-gauge copper wire. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Island Hut
Design by Paned Expressions Studios, Text by Darlene Welch
A 20" x 14" stained glass panel featuring a tropical scene of a mountaintop hut, a peaceful sea, and distant mountains. The design is part of the Oceans & Islands pattern CD collection that includes a multitude of animals, insects, birds, palms, and tropical landscapes. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Suppertime in the Garden
Design by Marianne Crivellaro, Text by Darlene Welch
A delightful 8" x 10-1/2" featuring a hummingbird hovering over a smorgasbord of his favorite flowers from The Ultimate Pattern Book, Volume 2 pattern collection by Marianne Crivellaro. The size of the design pieces provides the perfect pattern for glass enthusiasts to select glass from their scrap collections. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Sun and Stars
Design by Lisa Vogt, Text by Maureen James
A striking 16" stained glass circular panel depicting the sun’s face amid a field of floating stars and clouds. The Dark Cobalt Blue/Dark Purple streaky background creates the perfect setting to bring out the brilliance of the sun and stars. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique but could also easily be adapted for fusing.
 
16-Page Full-Size Pullout Pattern Section
 
Beach Scapes
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Michelle Frost
An 11" x 11" panel featuring layers of beach-inspired colors of scrap glass plus transparent and opal frits, found shells, and glass bits. This project allows artists to incorporate their own found beach treasures. The design pieces are arranged and glued onto clear fusible glass, then tack-fused and framed for hanging. A suggested firing schedule is provided.
 
Whimsical Desert
Design and Fabrication by Alysa Phiel, Text and Photography by Jan McClarren
Three free-form fused cactus designs created by combining layers of glass for the bases. The cactus bodies are then decorated with glass dots, murrine, stringer scraps in various colors and glass flowers that are glued onto the cactus bodies and dimensionally fired in the kiln to retail a three-dimensional look. A dimensional firing schedule is provided.
 
Succulent Flower Bowl
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Lisa Vogt
An 8" x 8" fused and slumped bowl featuring a blue and yellow succulent floral design. The glass pieces are arranged on the clear glass background and glued in place with fuser’s glue. Colored frits are then sifted onto the white glass base to create leaf-shaped patterns and highlights on the flowers. Full-fuse and slumping firing schedules are provided.
 
Summer Berry Bowl with Saucer Plate
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Petra Kaiser
A 10" x 10" x 1" saucer with a 10" x 10" x 2" bowl made from luminescent glass strips. Powdered frit is applied to the strips and fired. The saucer is also cut from a solid piece of the luminescent glass and colored with the frit before firing and slumping. Firing schedules are provided.
 
Cavity Casting
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Dane Brady
Photography by Jason Brady
A 6" x 6" x 1" cavity casting made using a mold to create the central design. The casting is placed in the center of a box made from kiln dams, then surrounded and covered with frit and fired. The outside edges of the piece are cold worked to finish. Firing schedules are provided.
 
Time Capsule Pendant
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Susan McGarry
A set of 11/4" x 11/4" glass pendants with an opening to allow the addition of a keepsake. Fiber paper is used to create a bottle-shaped space between the colored base glass and the clear top glass when firing. Bails are then glued on the back of the pendant for hanging. A firing schedule is provided.
 
Kiln Corner
How to Replace the Lid of a Top-Loading Glass Kiln
by Arnold Howard
Arnold Howard offers the steps required for successfully replacing the lid of a top-loading glass kiln. Tips are provided for removing the old element, labeling and removing
element connectors and wires, and installing the spring assembly. Steps for testing to make sure the kiln is level and working properly are also included.
 
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