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[Stained Glass Gems] Magazines for the Glass Hobbyist
January 20, 2013
Greetings and a belated Happy New Year
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.
Stained Glass by Olimpia is a blog I featured a couple of years ago. I
really like her "Kool and the Gang" series. They are fun to look at and should get your creative juices flowing in a different
Stained Glass Projects by Karen Vandenheuvel
will be of interest for anyone wanting to make a lampshade on a Worden or Odyssey mold/form.
Stained Glass Tips has just about everything you ever wanted to know about working with glass.
Please be aware that any of the glass work in these blogs and web sites is there to enjoy, not to be copied.
How to make Hand Made Wire Embellishments Although this video is for another type of craft, the technique will work beautifully for stained glass work.
These Three Step Looping Pliers
look like a very useful tool if you want to make consistant size jump rings or more decorative loops for a project. They are
mainly used in jewelery work, but I can see their use in stained glass work also. I think I'll get a set and play around
Ebooks available are:
You can find full details about all of the Ebooks
This web site shows you how to
Build a Stained Glass Picture Frame
Kerosene is all that I've used as a cutter lubricasnt for many years. I just came across this article explaining
The Why and What of Kerosene
as a Cutter Lubricant and found it to be very interesting. Most of the reasons are exactly why I use it.
Here is where you can find my
Pinterest Page if you want to browse or follow or repin.
I have expended my page to include other interests of mine. Stained Glass Lampshades and Stained Glass Holidays are
two of them.
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.
Delphi 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 February 17, 2013.
"I want everything we do to be beautiful. I don't give a darn whether the client understands that it's
worth anything, or that the client thinks it's worth anything, or whether it is worth anything. It's
worth it to me. It's the way I want to live my life. I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody
cares." ~ Saul Bass
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