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Spring 1998 **Print**

Spring 1998 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 051GPQSP98Print
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Features

Sparrow and Dogwood—Frost-Freedom
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 17-1/2"x 28-3/8" oval floral and bird panel displaying brown and amber sparrows perched on a flowering dogwood branch. This project is constructed with copper foil. Pattern in back issue can be enlarged, or full-size pattern #74 is available from Glass Patterns Quarterly.

Sculptural Chestnut Lamp—Branching Out
Design by Paul Crist
A 12" dome-shaped plant lamp shade constructed with copper foil covered with chestnut leaves on a white background. A sculptured mold is used to set the leaves at an angle.

Working on the Torch—Testing for Compatible Glass
By Jeff Eckes
This article covers the know-how necessary to combine different pieces of glass for making beads.

Pastel Petunias
Design by Nancy M. Williams
A 15-1/2"x 19-1/2" rectangular floral panel with two large petunias in lavender and white. The use of Mylar pattern pieces helps the crafter to see the flow of the color swirls when laying out this creation. This project is constructed with copper foil, but lead came could also be used.

Light Waves—Making a Splash
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 16" dome-shaped geometric lamp shade with splashes of off-white and blue wispy in wavelike shapes against a background of white. Dark intersecting lines form grids on the background to add interesting detail to this piece, which is constructed with copper foil.

Spring Light—A Touch with Glass
Design by Joan M. Kugler
A candleholder created from a kit with prepainted bevels. Many different subjects are available, including florals, birds, angels, and animals. Pattern is available in the kit.

Book Reviews
Tiffany Windows published by Dover Publications
Lanterns for Home and Garden, published by CKE Publications
Mosaic Mirrors published by Alex Spatz, Cliffside Studio
Glass Enameling published by Eastman Publications

A Treasured Box—Etched in Elegance
Design by Lori Corbat-Appledoorn
A 4" round etched box top. Project was constructed by combining a round Clarity box of reddish hardwood with a white lily-in-glass made from a 4 mil. stencil by Pre-Cut Patterns.

Gone Fishin'—Catch Some Magic
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 14-1/4"x 10" oval fused glass fish panel with large white, yellow, and black tropical fish. It swims through a turquoise background fused to green, blue, and white streamers on clear.

Humdinger! —Invite a Hummingbird Home for Dinner
Design by Crystal Ridge
A freeform lead-free came floral nectar dispenser built from a kit that displays bright red flowers and vivid green leaves surrounding the clear glass nectar reservoir. Pattern is available in the kit.

Upcoming Events

Peace Be with You—A Cross for Your Garden
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 11-1/2"x 14-1/4" mosaic floral cross with white Easter lilies, dark green leaves, and a light green background. Colors of the flowers can easily be changed to reflect other seasons of the year or décor schemes.

News and New Products

Everything's Coming Up Posies—A Different Kind of Sunflower
Design by Cliff Kennedy
An 11-1/4" round lead came floral garden stake with a simple and symmetrical design of four petals, a double center, and a pair of squares in white, green, and blue.

Compose a Rose—A Mosaic Stepping Stone, Taken to the Next Level
Design by Nancy Willimon
A 14-1/4"x 14-7/8" rectangular mosaic floral stepping stone. Two red blooms and a bud nestle amidst green leaves against a white center. A border of green, pink, and white surrounds all. The project can also be used as a wrought iron tabletop.

Aunt Gladys
By Marilyn Bryan
An article describing "Aunt Gladys," the mobile glassblowing unit from Southern Illinois University's Glass Studies Program.