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Spring 2004 **Print**

Spring 2004 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 0075GPQSP04Print
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Prairie Lamp
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 16" square lampshade with geometric design. The arrow motif and background are is done in several shades of caramel and are set off with a bottom border of carmel and brown. Morton’s Blocking System is used to keep the panels even in size. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique and zinc U-channel, but it can also be constructed with lead.

Bird Watching
Design by Leslie Gibbs
A 12" round panel with a curious black-and-white cat intently gazing at two blue, chipper birds as they play in the birdbath outside of his window. Beautiful amber blooms grace the window box. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique and interest is added with wire overlay detailing.

Fused Wall Sconce
Design by Darlene Johnson and Judy Lee
A 6" x 6-1/2" fused, hanging, wall pocket that is perfect for use as a flower holder or for rooting plant cuttings. Fiberboard molds are used to help create the flowing shape of the shimmering cobalt blue pocket, which is decorated with a butterfly. A spray of varicolored frit on one side gives the project added life.

Books and Patterns

Dazzling Daylily
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 12" x 24" floral panel featuring white daylilies resting atop graceful green stems. The leaves and blooms stand out against the almond and amber background and are contrasted by the panel’s black border. Details are added with the use of Color Magic paint. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique, but it can also be constructed with lead. The pattern in the issue can be enlarged, or full-size pattern #124 can be ordered from Glass Patterns Quarterly.

Garden Wind Chime
Design by Ann Novotney and David Klos
An 8" round suncatcher with attached wind chimes that features a hungry green, red, and blue hummingbird feasting at his favorite red blossom. The project is constructed using a precut Garden Elegance kit, and it can become a wind chime with the addition of an optional accessory kit.

Industry News

The Wings of Spring
Design by Barb Collette and John Piper
A 5" x 4-1/2" free-form butterfly created from a precut kit from Designs By Us. The wings are preveined for rich detail. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

News and New Products
by Darlene Welch

Bunny in the Carrot Patch
Design by Terry and John Benefiel
An 18" round beginner mosaic stepping-stone showing a rabbit waiting in the garden for a tasty dinner of new carrots and lettuce to spring forth. Clouds float by against a powder-blue sky and contrast nicely with the dark brown earth below. This stepping-stone was constructed with DiamondCrete.

Frosted Sugar Egg
Design by Leslie Gibbs
A whimsical, 6-1/2" x 9" oval, free-form panel with the Easter Bunny and his colored eggs peeking from inside a pink eggshell. This shadowbox egg is festooned with green roping and topped with rose, yellow, and blue flowers. The project was constructed using the copper foil technique, and details are added with Color Magic black paint.

16-Page Pullout Pattern Section

Full Moon Rising
Design by Norm and Ruth Dobbins
A 10" x 12" etched panel with a wolf howling as the moon emerges from behind a jagged mountain peak. Etching the project in many layers creates a very detailed and three-dimensional look in various shades of gray. Detailing is accomplished by adding glue to some of the stencil layers.

Floral Globe Bead
Design by Peggy Rose
Instructions for creating floral designs on several different shapes of torchworked beads, which are created with the use of Effetre glass rods and twisties made from filigrana rods. Decorations are fashioned by adding dots of color that are creased into flower shapes.

Glass in the Garden
An overview of new products available to enhance garden decor

What's Hot

by Darlene Welch

Glass Talk with Dale Smeltzer
Torchwork artist, Stevie Bell, shares her background in art glass

Readers' Showcase
by Mark Waterbury

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