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Winter 2002 **DIGITAL**

Winter 2002 **DIGITAL**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 0237GPQWI02DIG
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Nightlife
Design by Mark Waterbury
A 20" x 28" rectangular panel showing an owl perched on a snowy branch, silhouetted against a starry night sky. A quarter moon looks down on this peaceful scene. The stars twinkling in the steel-blue sky are created by drilling holes in the glass with a flexible shaft. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique. The pattern in the issue can be enlarged, or full-size pattern #114 may be purchased from Glass Patterns Quarterly.

Grape Lamp
Design by Takaai Tsuchiya
A 6" x 12¼" layered-column lamp with fused grapes. The lamp is constructed using open-ended cubes of various depths done in bone cast opal glass and stacked in spiraling layers to create the column-shaped lamp. Nestled along the sides are grape leaves and tendrils that are set off with grapes, which are fused to give them a rounded, realistic appearance. The column of the lamp is constructed using the copper foil technique.

Glass Magnolias
Design by Suchi Ogato
An 8" x 11½" teardrop-shaped panel displaying creamy magnolia blossom and bud against a background of white with gold-pink, green, and blue fractures. The magnolias are given depth through the use of drapery glass and by letting part of the blossom lean forward from the background. A dark, antique-finish B.O.O. teardrop frame sets off the flowers beautifully. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique.

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Design by Elaine Fossler
A 13" x 12½" panel depicting a girl kneeling to say her bedtime prayers as her favorite teddy bear looks on. Careful attention to glass selection makes the simple design lines in this piece come to life. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique.

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Seams Everyone Can Create
Design by Kay Bain Weiner
This article offers a multitude of tips for creating decorative soldering and includes information on types of solder, soldering irons, and rheostats. Diagrams are provided showing the different finished seam styles.

Heart Candle Base
Design by Darlene Johnson and Judy Lee
A 10½" x 10" fused, shallow-bowl candle base. The slumped base, made of clear glass and red frit, features an edge of irregular scallops and is decorated with red hearts that point toward the candle. A bonus project of heart-shaped wind chimes is included, as well as tips for using the new separating blades for the Gemini Taurus II.2 ring saw. These projects will be great presents for your Valentine.

Standing Heart
Design by Dodge Studio
A 4½" x 4½" heart-shaped catchall beginner project created from SilverCoats™ glass from Spectrum Glass Company and Venture's New Wave™ scalloped foil. The two heart sides are joined on the lower half by two side panels, which creates the perfect open holder for candy or other goodies for your Valentine. Adding a stamped brass corner on both sides enables the hearts to stand. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique.

Tea and Rosebuds
Design by Karen Stephenson
A cheerful 9" x 7" teapot-shaped photo frame decorated with leaves and rosebuds. The light blue pot sports a cheery border of bone or ivory along the base of its lid, which is decorated using crisscrossed wires that are soldered into place. Rosebuds and leaves provide a border around the photograph opening and as a handle for the lid. This project is constructed using the copper foil technique.

16-Page Pullout Pattern Section


Exploring the World of Borosilicate Flameworking
Design by R. Jason Howard and Tom Wilson
A review covering the history, development, and nature of borosilicate glass. Topics covered here include an explanation of coefficient of expansion (COE) and how it affects glass compatibility when working with hot glass. Innovations that have lead to the development of colored borosilicate are also discussed, along with differences in the techniques used for borosilicate as compared to soft glass.

Create a Dazzling Rainbow with Dichroic Glass Beads

Design by Marcie Davis
Instructions for shaping multicolored, flameworked beads from dichroic glass. Included is an explanation of how dichroic glass is formed, as well as diagrams showing the various steps in the process of forming the beads and tips for avoiding beadmaking pitfalls.

Dichroic Glass Pendant
Design by Mary Ann Devos
A guide to using Precious Metal Clay (PMC), which is manufactured in silver and 24K gold by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation. Included are tips for using PMC, along with a description of its benefits and instructions for making a fused dichroic glass cabachon and silver pendant. This makes a perfect jewelry project for gift giving.

Cabachon Watchband
Design by Jayne Persico
Advice on glass selection and creative techniques for fashioning a cabachon watchband with fused dichroic glass. Directions contain jewelry-making and fire polishing tips, ways to ensure a professional-looking project, and diagrams showing various construction techniques.

Glass Gem Jewelry Boutique
Design by Linda Russell Whitcomb
Words of wisdom are provided on making jewelry with glass gems, including sources for glass gems and beading supplies and cautions for using either plated or lead-free products when making jewelry. Instructions are provided for creating a glass gem necklace or earrings.

Dichroic FireSticks™ Bracelet
Design by Jayne Persico
Information on creating fused bracelets with the use of dichroic FireSticks™ from Pacific Art Glass. The vibrant colors of the wavy dichroic glass stripes stand out against the black background of the bracelets for a distinctive look in fused jewelry.

Rose Window
Design by The Rose Window Company
A 21" round rose window constructed with the help of a double-sided frame from The Rose Window Company. The project was constructed by gluing glass pieces into the frame openings. This window will provide beginners with the opportunity to build an elegant project that does not require intricate glass cuts.

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