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Spring 2001 **Print**

Spring 2001 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 0063GPQSP01Print
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The Tower—Collaborating to Build a Castle
Design by Paned Expressions
A 20"x 28" vertical rectangular landscape panel featuring a gray stone tower resting atop a craggy cliff. The tower and two trees stand in relief against a blue sky and white clouds. The project is constructed with copper foil, and 1/2" zinc U-channel is soldered to the outside edge for added strength. Pattern in back issue can be enlarged, or full-size pattern #99 is available from Glass Patterns Quarterly.

Rattan Weave Lamp and Candleholder—Practicing the Art of the Repeat Pattern
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 10" x 10" extended dome lamp with geometric design and matching 5"x 6" candleholder. The design is reminiscent of arrows woven together. Worden's Magic Strips™ and sectional form aid in the layout of this project, which is constructed with copper foil.

Great Apes! —Making a Panel with Intricate Cuts, Careful Glass Choices, and Paint
Design by Leslie Gibbs
A 13"x 16" free-form rectangular animal panel showing mother gorilla hiding with her baby amid lush green leaves. This beginner-to-intermediate piece requires the cutting of some small pieces. Careful selection of glass colors adds realism to this project, which is constructed with copper foil and finished with 1/4" lead U-channel.

Sunburst Cross—Giving New Life to Scrap Glass
Design by Patricia Baker Torrey and Barbara Hartley
A 7"x 10" free-form cross suncatcher with fingers of pale amber and yellow wispy glass laid out in a sunburst pattern. Letting the grain run out from the center of the project produces a halo effect. The cross, which is constructed with copper foil, can also be used as the centerpiece for a panel and can be made with bevels.

Green with "Ivy" —Create Your Own Fused Glass House Plate
Design by Darlene Johnson and Judy Lee
A 12"x 7" rectangular numbered house plate with plant accents in ivy. Ceramic decals, glass frit, and fired-on gilded numbers make this a unique fused glass project. Helpful hints for mounting the finished piece are also offered.

Hop Like the Wind—Topping a Weathervane with a Stained Glass Frog
Design by Lois Loewen A 24"-tall weathervane built from a Walrus hardware kit and topped with a green frog. This happy little free-form amphibian is perched on his lily pad, nestled among cattails and leaves, keeping a lookout for his next meal. That watchful eye can either be painted on or fired in a mini-kiln. This project is constructed with copper foil, and 20-gauge copper wire is used around the outside edge. Tooling adds detail to the cattails.

Flying High
Design by Daniel Donovan
A 21"x 31-1/2" rectangular panel depicting two girls flying a kite. They are seen from the back as they sit on a stone wall watching their kites swirl in the spring breeze. This project is constructed from copper sheet foil and is surrounded by 1/4" zinc U-channel. The pattern in the back issue can be enlarged , or full-size pattern #98 is available from Glass Patterns Quarterly.

Rubber Ducky—Portraying a Bath Time Buddy in Only Twenty Pieces of Glass
Design by Laura Tayne
A 5" round bird suncatcher showing Rubber Ducky swimming in a warm bath. Small, clear jewels give added realism to the bubbles, and RD's twinkling eye is added with paint. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique, and lead U-came finishes off the piece.

Tissue Box
Design by Kay Bain Weiner
A 4-3/4"x 5-1/2" tooled copper tulip-covered, rectangular cube tissue holder. Details are added by embossing and engraving copper overlay using embossing tools or ordinary household objects. The box is constructed using the copper foil technique.

News and New Products
by Darlene Welch

Glass in the Garden
A review of books available that contain projects to be used in the garden.

Tulips and Tea—Beginner Copper Foil Method
Design by Karen Stephenson
Matching oval flower 6"x 9" suncatcher and 10"x 14" panel. Orange and yellow tulips nod gracefully above the white teacup where they are growing. This project is constructed with copper foil, and 22-gauge copper wire is used to finish edges and add strength. Four glass nuggets add detail and interest.

A Nose for Nectar—Making a Garden Stepping-Stone from a Kit
Design by Garden Elegance
A 14" round stepping-stone featuring a hummingbird hovering around a cluster of morning glory blooms and leaves. This mosaic stepping-stone was constructed using a kit from Garden Elegance.

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