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Summer 2017 **Print**

Summer 2017 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
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From the Editor

Happy Associations
by Delynn Ellis
Managing Editor Delynn Ellis reminds readers that it’s fun to look back on pleasant memories and recapture them in the present. This GPQ Summer 2017 Nostalgia issue offers a great selection of patterns to help with that, including beach scenes, an iconic portrait of John Wayne, loads of flower inspired designs, and much more.

Modern Beveled Terrarium
An Introduction to Stained Glass
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Lidia K. Anderson
An 11‑1/2" x 4‑1/2" x 4‑1/2" terrarium created with beveled clear glass rectangular and triangular shapes. The two end caps are each made with 5 beveled triangles, then joined to the ends of the rectangular shapes that form the pentagonal center section. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

A Day at the Beach
Design by Paned Expressions Studios, Text by Martha Hanson
A 24" x 64" custom design by Paned Expressions Studios created as a stained glass room dividing screen for a client’s beach house. Special care was taken to make sure that the design lines tracked from one part of the scene to the next. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

The Cup of Gold
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Leslie Gibbs
Photography by Jon Gibbs
A 10‑1/2" round stained glass panel featuring large Cup of Gold blooms and leaf clusters. Layers for the upper and lower blooms are fused together. The starburst sections are decorated with frit and fused before assembling the project. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Buick LeSabre
Design by Glass By Appointment, Text by Darlene Welch
A 30" x 14" stained glass panel featuring a classic Buick LeSabre. Opal/Crystal glass helps to create realistic shiny chrome trim on the long, sleek dark blue body. The white top and sidewall tires add to the nostalgic look and feel of the car. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

The Butterfly Queen
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Julie Feigum
A freestanding Butterfly Queen metal casting decorated with wire and assorted glass beads. Wings are created by using the pattern to shape various gauges of pre-tinned wire, adding more wire curlicue shapes, and finishing the wings by attaching glass beads in various shapes and sizes. The completed wings are then soldered to the cast metal body.

Just Bully!
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Robin Anderson
A rectangular stained glass panel featuring a bulldog reminiscent of Victorian era images of Winston Churchill with his iconic hat, glasses, and cigarette holder. Tips and techniques are included for working with the copper foil overlays used to add detail to the design. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

John Wayne
Design by Jean Beaulieu, Text by Darlene Welch
An 18" x 26" stained glass portrait of American actor, John Wayne. This design is one of eleven designs of famous actors from the Cinema Icons pattern collection. Careful selection of glass colors and grains lend a look of depth and realism to the actor’s clothing. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Window of Jewels
Design by Randolph Raum, Text by Delynn Ellis
A 30‑1/2" x 30‑1/2" stained glass window panel featuring a shimmering design filled with jewels and bevels. Textured clear and colored glass provides an interesting backdrop for the intricate bevel clusters that form the corner heart and scroll shapes. This project was constructed using lead techniques.

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Grapes and Wine
Design by Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Jeffrey Castaline, Text by Delynn Ellis
A 26" x 38" stained glass panel celebrating the land that yields wine-making grapes and the drink that comes from them. Careful glass color choices of the Wissmach Wisspy glass convey a breezy color palette that would work with practically any decor. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Hibiscus Bowl
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Kelley Mc Hugh
A 7‑1/2" x 8" fused and slumped hibiscus-shaped bowl with freeform border. Layers of different colored frits are used to fill the design areas of the flower shaped mold, and clear medium frit is used to complete the fill. The bowl is fired once to set the design, then slumped to create the bowl shape.

What’s New
by Darlene Welch
Information on the latest in books and patterns plus new glass and tools for hot, warm, and cold glass artists and hobbyists. This is the perfect place to keep up with the innovations that will make working in glass easier and more enjoyable.

Pansy Pocket Wall Vase
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Mark Hufford
A 6" x 6" x 3/4" painted glass pocket decorated with various shades of purple and white pansies. The pansies. leaves, and background color are added using glass enamels, which are then fired to set the colors. This holder for silks or freshly cut herbs and flowers will add a beautiful floral accent to any decor.

Song of the Sea
Design and Text by Leslie Gibbs
A lovely 12/3/4" x9‑1/2" stained glass panel that captures the wonder of a little girl walking along the beach, trying to hear the “sound of the ocean” inside a seashell. Varying shades of Wissmach Wisspy glass provide a realistic look to the ocean water. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Purple Pot Melt
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Janet Ellis
A 9" fused and slumped dish created using various sizes and shapes of colored glass that are melted together. The glass is then embellished with various shades of frit and fired with an added Neo-Lavender Transparent cap for added depth and color. A top layer of clear frit is added for safe use with food.

Mica Powder Fish Bowl
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Erica Biery Collins
An 11" fused and slumped clear glass bowl decorated with wave-shaped pieces of turquoise, sky, and sapphire blue glass. The fish and shell figures are added to the clear glass by applying high-temp glass enamels with a brayer inking roller. Once assembled, the project is tack fused then slumped to create the bowl shape.

Strawberry Farm Plank Bowl
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Lisa Vogt
A 10" x 10" fused and slumped rectangular bowl. Three layers of rectangular pieces of clear and chocolate brown glass are assembled. Red and green glass strawberries and leaves plus pieces of yellow stringer are added to create a design on the top layer. The piece is then full-fused and slumped into a bowl shape.

Lake Geneva Painted Sunset
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Helen Dyne
Photo Inspiring the Design by Debs Kerr
A 16" x 8" painted glass panel featuring a sunset reflected on water. The scene is painted on float glass with various shades of glass enamels. Gold mica powder is used to create a shimmering effect for the setting sun and its reflection. The enamels and mica are then set by firing.

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Kiln Corner
A Checklist for Evaluating Used Kilns
by Arnold Howard
Answers to questions from readers on various aspects of what to look for when purchasing a used kilns. Important considerations include whether the case or screws show rust, the condition of the firing chamber floor and the kiln walls, and whether the cord and plug show any heat damage.

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