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The Fall 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® is filled with inspirational projects for the upcoming holiday season. Lidia K. Anderson constructs little standing Christmas trees and Cindy Dow Savary fabricates a panel from a Susan Walker Bowen pattern featuring cardinals on a tree. Learn openwork copper overlay techniques with Margo Marquette. Victoria Tilley debuts her first pattern, Skull and Spider, and Carrie Deutsch builds the piece. Deke Cameron draws on Southern inspiration with his Baby Gator’s First Christmas panel. Mark Waterbury adds some helpful tips in the next two designs: Krista Smith presents a pattern for a crystal ball filled with ghosts, and Mark Waterbury illustrates how to keep the background grain consistent, and Paned Expressions shared a Christmas Lantern pattern where Mark teaches us how to use dark and light spots to our advantage. Mark then presents his own zodiac pattern for Leo. Leslie Gibbs heads up our fusing projects with a pumpkin pattern filled with fall goodness, and Evamarie Volkmann shares a fused snowman. Drew Kail demonstrates a tealight holder while Dionē Roberts constructs a fun Christmas soldier. Use your iridescent glass to make Petra Kaiser’s draped vessel, then explore the Freeze n Fuse technique with Deke Cameron. Chantal Paré demonstrates her breathtaking poinsettia panel and Lisa Vogt celebrates fall with her fused platter. Arnold Howard rounds off this holiday issue with his Kiln Corner feature. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com


The Summer 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® is sure to delight your summer senses. Leslie Gibbs creates a rainbow suncatcher and Sabine Maiberger makes a rainbow gnome while GPQ newcomer Deke Cameron creates a beach buggy pattern with free software. Cindy Dow Savary fabricates a mermaid and lighthouse panel from a pattern by Susan Walker Bowen, and Carrie Deutsch builds a door panel with a rooster and hen from Kat Patrick’s design. Mark Waterbury features three of his designs—a butterfly combined with Victorian scrolls, an abstract pattern combining straight and drippy features, and a geometric panel that can be expanded or shrunk as you need. Floral patterns round out the stained glass section with a peony rose by Mary Harris and sunflowers with a bluebird by Evamarie Volkmann. Fusers are treated to a set of beach-inspired coasters by Drew Kail and a mermaid panel by Leslie Gibbs. Chantal Paré paints and fuses a Gothic-style mimosa panel. Wesley R. Wong makes a standing sailboat and lighthouse, then completes this sunny issue with an American flag weave fused platter. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com.


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