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[Stained Glass Gems] Magazines for the Glass Hobbyist
December 01, 2014

Issue 67

Welcome to all stained glass enthusiasts. These Stained Glass Gems have been found during my frequent browsing and deep digging for helpful and or unusual stained glass web sites, as well as other information pertaining to stained glass. I do hope that there's a gem or two that will brighten your day and be helpful during your stained glass journey.

I hope you had a Thanksgiving full of good food and happy memories. Christmas is just around the corner, so I will wish you Merry Christmas now since my next newsletter won't be out until after Christmas.

By the way, all links are working at the time of posting this ezine. If you're having trouble opening a link, try a different browser.

Stained Glass Blogs and Web Sites

Please remember the importance of not copying the designs you see in the following blogs and web sites. Copyright laws must be adhered to.

Stained Glass Story is a blog with tons of interesting pictures, showing what and how he does his stained glass work. Be sure to go through the archives to glean as much as you can from this blog.

Darryl's Stained Glass Patterns has a lot of patterns, mainly for the nautical minded person. I've corresponded with Darryl for years and he is an extremely creative person. I'm sure you'll enjoy looking at his patterns, some free and some for sale.

Watch an 18" Royal Blue Wisteria Lamp being made through these pictures.

A Glass Menagerie has a lot of pictures to inspire your creativity.

Miscellaneous Stuff!

This page has 120 Free Stained Glass Tutorials

Here's a good idea!

If you want a pattern made from a photograph and you don't know how to do it, Paned Expressions Studios can do it for you.

If you're still looking for patterns to make stained glass pieces for Christmas and Hanukkah, You can find ideas for many of them on my Pinterest page
Christmas and Hanukkah Here
You can also find patterns on my web site Here
And Here

By the way, you do not have to belong to Pinterest to look at any of the pages I have suggested (or anything else on Pinterest). There is a wealth of information about any topic you might be searching for.

Stained Glass Techniques Ebooks:

Make a Box With a Hinged Lid
Make a Kaleidoscope
Learn the Copper Foil Technique
Learn the Lead Came Technique
Frequently Asked Questions About Patina
Frequently Asked Questions About Copper Foil
Reinforcement
Repair
Build a Light Box

You can find full details about all of the Ebooks Here

Make a Stained Glass Kaleidoscope is also available as a soft cover book at Amazon.com and as a Kindle Book

Make a Box With a Hinged Lid is available as a soft cover book at Amazon.com and is also available as a Kindle Book


My Pinterest pages are Here. You can just browse or follow or repin. There are lots of really nice stained glass pieces that can give your creativity a jump start. I have added several new boards to make it easier to find exactly what you're looking for. Enjoy!

Go to SmartFlix.com How-To DVDs to find hundreds of "How To" DVD's for rent. If you want to learn how to do it from drawing a picture to repairing a car, it's available on one of their DVDs. They have some very interesting stained glass tutorials that can be found at Glass

Have a look at Robert Oddy's web site for some unique patterns, plus a free pattern to show you what the patterns and instructions guides are like.

Although Robert's patterns aren't for beginners, I know there are a lot of you that are very capable of working with them. These patterns will make your skill level grow by leaps and bounds and you'll learn new techniques that you won't be taught in any classroom. Have a look at what he has to offer and download that free pattern...it's beautiful and something I know most of you would love to make.

Best deals in art glass suppliesDelphi Stained Glass Supplies is a place where I have bought supplies online and over the phone for many years. Some very helpful people work there, and I recommend Delphi as a reliable place to order your supplies.


I want to encourage you to have fun and experiment with your glass. Try new things and different techniques. It's amazing what you can do when you "think outside the box."

Look for your next ezine on December 28, 2014.

Sue


There are often "right answers" and "more right answers" for stained glass techniques. The one that works for you is the one that is most effective.

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