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[Stained Glass Gems] Magazines for the Glass Hobbyist
December 01, 2014
Welcome to all stained glass enthusiasts. These Stained Glass Gemshave 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.
Please remember the
importance of not copying the designs you see in the following blogs and web sites. Copyright laws must
be adhered to.
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.
This page has 120
Free Stained Glass Tutorials
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
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:
You can find full details about all of the Ebooks
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.
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 December 28, 2014.
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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