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Summer 2005 **CD**

Summer 2005 **CD**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 0182GPQSU05CD
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Letter from the Editor
by Maureen James
Stimulating your children’s creativity by getting them involved in art glass projects is a great way to chase away summer boredom. Teaching them to help you foil, encouraging them to lay out mosaics with scrap glass, or working ahead on Christmas or birthday gifts can be golden time spent together.

Bamboo Window
Design by Robert Oddy
A 24" x 29" botanical window that adds realism by setting glass at different levels and using overlay techniques. Separate parts of the design are installed on different layers to add depth to the piece, and the moon is created by removing a circle of glass from the back level. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Cymbidium Orchid Lamp
Design by Chantal Paré
An 8" octagonal floral lampshade with copper wire–reinforced bottom skirt. Ring Mottle, Herringbone Mottle, and Fracture glass are used to enhance the depth and shading of the flowers and background. The designer shares ways to personalize color selections while maintaining realistic shades of orchids. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Blackbird, Fly
Design by Karen Stephenson
An 11-1/4" x 9-1/4" bird-and-sunflower panel framed with zinc U-channel. Solder drop detailing attached with adhesive is used for the bird’s eye. Careful glass selection adds to the realism of the panel. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Encased Florals

Design by Corina Tettinger
Techniques for adding flowers to torchworked beads and encasing them in clear glass rod. Twisted cane scraps can be used for the core bead, and flowers are applied by adding dots of color to the bead. The backgrounds can be decorated with cane, frit, or silver. This project is suitable for a novice flameworker.

Clipper Ship
Design by Connie Clough Eaton
An 18" round panel of a clipper ship in full sail. The realism of the panel is enhanced through the use of a combination of 16- and 18-gauge copper wire for the ship’s rigging. Painted details can be added to personalize the project, which was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Summer Sandals
Design by Leslie Gibbs
Fused Wasser glass flip-flops made in various sizes. Common household objects, such as the bowl of a spoon, can be used for shaping the small, reusable mold for the straps. Detailing for the sandal bottoms is applied using resist and sand etching.

Seashore Wreath
Design by Karen Stephenson
A 12" round, nautical panel with free-form outer edge that can be finished with lead U-channel or reinforced with copper wire. The panel is suitable as an intermediate rather than beginner piece due to the number of glass pieces involved. Painted curlicue designs add detailing, but they could also be fashioned from copper wire. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

An Apple for the Teacher
Design by Karen Stephenson
A 6" x 5-1/2" free-form suncatcher with book-and-apple motif. Children could help make this project as the perfect gift for a favorite teacher. It can be personalized with painted detailing. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

16-Page Pullout Pattern Section

Golf Desk Set
Design by Vicki Payne
A golf-inspired desk set that would make a perfect gift. Included are note card, pencil, and business card holders. A real golf ball and tee are used to add detailing to the pencil holder. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Flower and Ladybug
Design by Poppy Mussallem
A 12" x 29" free-form, fused and torchworked wall plaque. Separately fired squares of glass as well as frit and stringers are used to add detailing to the piece. Tips are included for using the “Hang Your Glass” mounts, a new hanging system developed by the project designer for hanging large art glass pieces and glass sculpture.

African Nights
Design by Pat Kenderdine
An 18-1/4" x 12" panel constructed using Morton’s Blocking system. The design lends itself for use as a sunrise, sunset, or moonlit night sky depending on the choice of glass. The project could be framed with glass or with a wooden frame. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Yellow Bar Angelfish

Design by Jan Schrader
A 16-1/8" x 12-1/8" oval panel that can be built using copper foil or fusing techniques. The eye of the fish can be made by fusing a piece of glass, using half of a marble, or filling the eye in with solder. The design can easily be reduced or enlarged for use as everything from a suncatcher to a panel with coral for an underwater scene.

Copper Foil Repair

by Mark Waterbury
Instructions for replacing broken inner and outer glass pieces in a copper foil panel. Tips are given for making new pattern pieces to use for cutting replacement glass, removing old foil, insuring that the reinstallation is at the same level as the original pieces, and replacing the outer zinc border.

Glass Talk with Dale Smeltzer

Sharon Peters, bead artist, explains how she became interested in art glass. Sharon shares how she teaches her students basic beginning and intermediate beadmaking skills and then encourages them, through creative ways that she has developed, to find their own personal bead styles.

Dream Catcher

Design by Diane Phillips
A 15-1/2" x 26" free-form geometric beginner lead panel. Cathedrals, textures, and opalescents all work well with this project, and the glass could easily be selected to complement any color scheme. This project was constructed using lead H-channel.

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