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Spring 2007 **Print**

Spring 2007 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
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Letter from the Editor

by Maureen James
On those occasions when you’re thinking gift, consider glass.

Victorian Cluster—An Introduction to Stained Glass
Design by Marianne Crivellaro
A 5" x 5" beginner panel with extensive tips for working with stained glass. An expanded how-to section illustrated in full-color covers each step of construction. Also included are a list of tools and materials needed for working in stained glass plus helpful hints on the best ways to use them. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Water Lily Panel
Design by Robert Oddy
A 14-1/2"‑diameter advanced stained glass panel. The leaf veining is made more realistic by using painted details and light surface engraving on the underside of the glass. This project is suitable for advanced glass artists and is constructed using the copper foil technique.

Gleska—The Story of a Tiger
Design by Leslie Gibbs
A 9-7/8" x 12-3/4" stained glass panel. Realism is added to this tiger portrait by careful placement of the pattern on the glass when cutting to simulate the tiger’s fur and other directional details. The project includes some intricate cuts, the use of foil overlay, and painted details and is constructed using the copper foil technique.

Hide-a-Key Cabinet
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 12" x 12" stained glass panel featuring a pear design. The design used in the panel opening of this cabinet, which is designed for keeping keys handy, can easily be changed to any design that comes with the cabinet kit or your own personal choice. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique.

Matrimonial Orchids
Design by Gina Hubler
A 10-1/4" x 20-1/4" glass-and-pebble mosaic floral panel with mirror insert. The tesserae used to create the mosaic pattern are made from iridescent glass plus Smalti and Byzantine glasses, which are thicker than traditional glass and provide added interest and a painterly feel to the design.

The Art of Circles
by Rob Cleve
An article offering a glimpse into the process of creating designs for architectural applications. Tips are included for cutting the consistent glass circles needed for the fused design elements that are used in the featured pantry door.

Quick and Easy Gift Ideas
Designs by Marianne Crivellaro
A set of thirty-three stained glass suncatchers and small panels. The simplicity of the designs makes them ideal for weekend projects and will help you make “gifts from the heart” for any occasion. These projects are constructed using the copper foil technique.

16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section

Thirty-Three Bonus Patterns

Dicro Slide™ Decorative Tiles
Design by Georgia Speelman
A 4" x 4" fused tile decorated with special dichroic-coated paper. Designs are cut freehand or with decorative paper punches from the Dicro Slide and placed as desired on the layers of tile before fusing them together to form the tile.

Working with Stenciled Enamels
Design by Kay Bain Weiner
Instructions and tips for adding stenciled enamel designs to fused glass projects. The stenciled designs are incorporated into a fused and slumped dish. Tips for adding various types of stenciling details to projects plus schedules for firing are included.

Fused Plant Stand Insert
Design by Darlene Johnson and Judy Lee
A 10" x 10" fused tile decorated with spray-on enamel paint. Wasser glass was used for the project because of the unique patterns and colors that are available. Tips are given for ease in cutting the pattern pieces and for firing the project.

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