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Fall 2020 **Print**

Fall 2020 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 0369GPQFA20P
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Table of Contents
Believe
An Introduction to Stained Glass
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Pat Chase
Photography by Emily Grant
Emily Grant and Michelle Lawson, Computer Assistants
An 8" x 12" free-form stained glass angel panel. This medium skill level project uses 39 pieces that include shimmering wings created from iridized wispy glass. A glowing halo made from textured yellow translucent glass crowns the angel’s head. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Whooo’s There?
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Leslie Gibbs
Photography by Jon Gibbs
A 10" round stained glass panel featuring a wise owl perched on a smiling jack-o’-lantern. Taxidermy eyes create the owl’s piercing stare and the use of iridescent glass for the clouds, nighttime sky, and the bird’s feathers adds an eerie glow to this Halloween scene. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Rainbow Mandala Dream Catcher
Design, Fabrication, and Text by David Kennedy
Photography by Sharon Kennedy
A 12" circular dream catcher featuring a central rainbow mandala with a center jewel. Petal shapes in shades of green, purple, orange, red, amber, and blue surround the jewel, and blue feathers under the mandala complete the dream catcher. Textured glass adds depth to the piece. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Pumpkins and Gourds
Design by Mary Harris, Text by Darlene Welch
A 24" x 13-1/2" stained glass panel featuring a bumper crop of pumpkins and gourds. A careful selection of glass grains and colors adds depth to the design. Sprays of red berries and fall leaves help to complete the panel and make it a perfect for fall and Thanksgiving. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Quail in Flowering Desert
Design by Jennifer Cole, Fabrication and Text by Cindy Dow Savary
Photography by Cindy Dow Savary and Gerry L. Savary
A 27" x 18-1/2" stained glass panel featuring a pair of quails surrounded by a Southwestern design. Cacti and stunning shades of red, orange, and yellow complete the scene. Techniques are included for ways to alter the original pattern for a different look. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Scallop and Pearl
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Chantal Paré
An 11-1/2" x 30-1/4" stained glass window with large, colorful shells and trailing vines that surround a clear glass center bordered with clear textured glass. Tiny bevels accentuate the view through the clear float center. Lead came is used, but the window can also be constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Holiday Sprite
Design and Text by Dionē Roberts, Fabrication by Dionē Roberts and Akalia Woods
A 12-3/4" x 20" stained glass free-form panel of a dancing holiday sprite. Whimsical glass colors set off the elf’s costume, and two 36" lengths of 16-gauge wire are twisted together to form a bow for each of the ornaments he is juggling. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique and finished with lead.
 
Candy Cane Wreath
Design by Terra Parma, Text by Darlene Welch
A 10-3/4" x 14" Christmas-themed free-form circular design with open center. The careful selection of Wissmach dense and Wisspy green opal colors used for the holly and bows plus the alternating bands of vivid red and white bring this traditional design to life. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
16-Page Full-Size Pullout Pattern Section
 
ETA Halloween
Design by Paned Expressions Studios, Text by Darlene Welch
A 9" x 10" stained glass panel featuring a witch flying her way to a Halloween celebration. The panel can be constructed altogether as shown, or the dark moon background can be cut as one piece, then foiled, tinned, and attached to the assembled and soldered witch. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.
 
Halloween House
Lanterns Aglow with Spooky Delight
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Warren Norgaard
An 8" x 10" fused and slumped lantern cover featuring a spooky nighttime house. Jack-o’-lanterns and a flying witch on her broomstick hovering nearby are added to the lantern base using precut glass shapes. Black Powder, Glo-Powder, and Liquid Gold are used to add details to the scene. A suggested firing schedule is provided.
 
Fused Menorah
Design and Fabrication by Alysa Phiel, Text and Photography by Jane McClarren
An 11" x 5-1/2" fused menorah created using strips of amber, dark amber, and bronze translucent glass on a clear base. The strips are fired together, then cold worked to create the flat top edge of the menorah. To finish, nine candle boots are attached to the top with epoxy. A dimensional firing schedule is provided.
 
Getting Control of Your Slump
by Bob Leatherbarrow
A look at the different factors that influence the rate at which glass slumps into a mold. Temperature, length of fusing time, the width of the mold span, and the thickness and viscosity all influence how deep a slump will be. The slumping technique known as “low and slow” is recommended for success in slumping.
 
Winter Is Coming
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Robin Anderson
A 10" x 14" fused panel featuring a golden-leaved tree against a background of fields and mountains. The design starts with a clear glass border, the main design elements are then constructed in stages, and powdered glass is used for shading. To finish, the elements are foiled and soldered. Firing schedules are provided.
 
The Holy Family Nativity
Remembering the First Christmas
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Angela and Werner Mirring
A 22" x 20" x 8" three-dimensional stained glass nativity scene featuring Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus with a separate panel of church windows. A wooden church with a beveled star frames the panels. A firing schedule for flattening the saucer used for the rose window is provided. This project was constructed mainly using the copper foil technique.
 
Holiday Gift Coasters
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Nonnie Lyketsos
A set of 4" x 4" fused holiday gift coasters. Stencils filled with powdered glass are used to create the flower shapes used to decorate the base, and green stringer provides the stems. Insect millefiori pieces finish the design. A firing schedule is provided to complete the coasters.
 
Kiln Corner
Taking the Mystery Out of Your Kiln
by Arnold Howard
Arnold Howard offers the steps required for successfully diagnosing problems with kilns. Tips are provided for using a wiring diagram to familiarize the inside of the kiln and help determine which parts need to be examined, tightened, or replaced.
 
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