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Learn a fun and rewarding hobby.

Make beautiful glass pieces for your home or as gifts for others.

Instructor David Hibbeler and student

Beginners Stained Glass

Example of Beginner Class Project In our beginner class, you will learn the basics of working with stained glass. While learning the copper foil method of construction, you will create a stained glass panel that is about 1 1/2-2 sq. ft. in size to hang in your window.

4 sessions, 2 1/2 hours each
tools and materials approx. $140, class fee $75
October 30-November 20, Thursday Evening, 6:30-9:00

December 2-23, Tuesday Evening, 6:30-9:00

Intermediate Panel or Tiffany Style Lamp or Box

Make a lamp or box of your choice. You will learn how to achieve a successful fit while assembling a 3-dimensional object. Come in ahead of time to choose the design and glass for your project. More difficult projects like Tiffany style lamps may require more than 1 four week class to complete.

4 sessions, 2 1/2 hours each
bring your own tools
cost of materials depends on project choice, class fee $75
October 30-November 20, Thursday Evening, 6:30-9:00

December 2-23, Tuesday Evening, 6:30-9:00

Fused Trinket Dish

Example of Fusing Class Project Make a 5” square dish decorated to match your décor or your favorite holiday. This little dish requires a tack fuse firing and a slump firing. Additional dishes can be made for only $20 each.

1 session, 1 1/2 hours
fee includes use of our tools,materials & two firings, class fee $40
October 25, Saturday Morning, 10:30-12:00

October 25, Saturday Afternoon, 2:00-3:30

November 4, Tuesday Evening, 6:30-8:00

November 11, Tuesday Evening, 6:30-8:00

November 18, Tuesday Evening, 6:30-8:00

Call for additional dates following these. If you have purchased a Groupon for this class we will honor it beyond the expiration date.

Fused Coral Sea Bowl

Example of Fusing Class Project This sea-inspired bowl can be made in your choice of colors. With a few tips on design and layout, even a beginner can create a bowl that's ready for a gallery. This unique dish requires two firings.

1 sessions, 2 hours
fee includes use of our tools,materials & two firings, class fee $45
November 19, Wednesday Evening, 6:30-8:30

December 4, Thursday Evening, 6:30-8:30

December 17, Wednesday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Fused Collage Cross

Example of Fusing Class Project Make a beautiful cross using bits of glass to create your own unique design to hang in the window or on the wall. Additional crosses can be made for $20 each.

1 session, 2 hours
fee includes use of our tools,materials & one firing, class fee $35
December 10, Wednesday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Fused Dichroic Glass Pendant

Example of Pendant Class Project Make your own unique fused glass pendant by stacking colorful bits of dichroic glass. Your finished necklace includes a bail and chain. Additional pendants including a chain can be made for only $10 each.

1 session, 1 1/2 hours
class fee $35 materials included
September 23, Tuesday Evening, 6:30-8:00.

Beginners Mosaic Stepping Stone

Example of Stepping Stone Class Project Make a beautiful 16" hexagon or 14" round stepping stone for your garden. We will show you step by step from cutting and layout of your glass to pouring the concrete. The concrete method of pouring stones will be demonstrated. Students will pour their stone with fast setting concrete. Let us help you choose a pattern & glass to match your skill level when you sign up!

4 sessions, 2 hours each
tools and materials are approx. $100, class fee $60
November 3-24, Monday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Help with Pouring Concrete for a Stepping Stone

Save the mess and frustration of concrete pouring on your own. Bring your stepping stone project all cut out and have it attached to sticky plastic and laid out in the form and we will help you pour your stone here on our workbench. You may pour only 1 stone during this time. We will provide the cement mix. Your stone will be left in the store that night and then finished and picked up on the second night of class.

2 sessions, 1st session is 2 hours, 2nd session is 1 hour
class fee $30
September 29-October 6, Monday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Mosaic Pendant

Example of Fusing Class Project Make your own mosaic glass pendant. We will show how to make these fun pendants using bits of glass placed in a fast setting adhesive and grouted for a beautiful finish. Your necklace includes a bail and chain.

1 session, 2 hours
fee includes use of our tools and all materials, class fee $30
October 27, Monday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Pet Mosaic

Photo of pet to be done in mosaic Class Project Create a realistic mosaic panel of your favorite dog or cat. We will demonstrate the skills to create the fine detail necessary for this project. While beginners are welcome, prior mosaic experience would be helpful for this detailed project. We will provide the 10” x 10” base with a hook for hanging and an enlarged color copy of your pet. While you will need to provide your own glass, you’ll also have access to our stash of mosaic scrap glass. Several hours of homework will be required between the first and second weeks of class to complete the project. Before coming to the class, we will need a photo of your pet for us to be sure your image will work and then we’ll enlarge it for you to use during the class. Please email your digital image to us.

2 sessions – 1st session is 3 hours, 2nd session is 1 1/2 hours
use of our tools and a board and full size color copy of your photo are included, class fee $55
October 13-20, Monday Evening, 6:30-9:30 & 6:30-8:30

Mosaic Mirror

Example of Mosaic Mirror Class Project We'll help you design and make your own beautiful one of a kind 10 x 12 inch mosaic mirror! Learn the skill of gluing and grouting objects that has been in practice for centuries. We provide the materials.

2 sessions, 2 hours each
use of our tools and materials are included, class fee $40
December 1-8, Monday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Nature & Glass

Example of Nature & Glass class project Learn to design and construct a contemporary piece using Kokomo or Yougiogheny head glass, roundels, and found items put together in a nontraditional stained glass method. The design will be your own one of a kind piece. In addition to your glass you will need a strip of 1/2" metal edging and a sheet of adhesive back copper foil. Bring your own cutting, foiling and soldering tools. Materials will cost about $40-120 depending upon your selections. Please make your glass selections and form your design ideas ahead of time, since all of this instruction is packed into one session. Everyone registered for this class will receive 30% off roundels and 10% off all other needed supplies.

1 sessions, 3 hours
bring your own tools
cost of materials depends on project choice, class fee $25
Not Scheduled at this time.

Intermediate Glass Cutting & Soldering Techniques

Example of 		Cutting Glass Improve your glass cutting & soldering skills in this class. First we'll show you how to cut various types of glass and you can try out different cutters, strip cutters and the band saw. Then we will share soldering tips to help you achieve a good bead of solder. You will also learn a few decorative soldering techniques and proper care of your iron and tip. .

1 session, 2 hours
class fee $15
Not scheduled at this time.

Crash Glass Mosaic

Example of class project Learn this popular new mosaic technique using tempered glass. In this fun and easy class you will make a mosaic in either a 5" x 7" frame or on a simple wood base. During the first session you'll make a collage base using your favorite pictures and various papers. Then during the second session you top it with plate glass, broken tempered glass and grout. We'll show you how to add bling to your project too. Bring your own 5" x 7" frame with glass or use our wood base to assemble your mosaic on. You will also need to bring craft knife, small scissors and your favorite pictures or papers. Papers suggestions include scrap book paper, wrapping paper, tissue paper, stickers and text papers including rub on scrap book letters. All other materials will be provided.

2 sessions
bring your own tools, class fee $55
Not Scheduled at this time.

Renaissance Mosaic

Example of class project This grout less mosaic incorporates millefiori, glitter glass, jewelry pieces and glass to create a wonderful mirror frame with lots of pattern and bling that creates a visual feast of color and design. We will provide a mirror with a wooden frame to build upon, adhesive grout and colorant. You will need to bring treasures to apply to your mosaic such as jewelry pieces from broken jewelry or ones you can take apart, coins, bottle caps, beads, rocks, metal trinkets, etc., anything that inspires you. We will have glitter glass, Van Gogh glass and other special glass pieces available for purchase.

2 sessions
bring your own tools, class fee $55
Not Scheduled at this time.

Class Information

While enrolled in your class, you will receive a 20% discount on all items listed on the beginner tool list and 10% off on any other tools, saws, grinders and supplies.
The class fee is due at the time of registration to hold your place in the class. If you find you cannot attend your class, you must let us know at least one week before your session begins, in order to receive a refund of your registration or switch to another class.
A class will be canceled if we do not have at least four people registered. Your class fee will be refunded or you may transfer it to another course. Please register by phone with a credit card or send us a check by mail.

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