Beginner Stained Glass Intensive-This is a 3 day, 12 hour class. Stamina and focus required. Can be physically challenging to some. Each student will complete one 8x11(ish) inch window using the Tiffany method of stained glass window construction including zinc caming and decorative copper loop/hooks.Students will learn line cutting, curves and circles. This class is the prerequisite for more intensive stained glass classes utilizing copper overlays and use of ring saw. Must bring to class one silver and one black sharpie marker, safety glasses and snack/beverages if needed. NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED FOR THIS CLASS. All other supplies included. Classes are held on Sats. from 12 till 5, Sun. from 12 till 4. The last 3 hours of this class is scheduled at your convenience during the following week where you will have one on one time with me to complete project and recap the previous days work. Sundays class includes lunch from the Irondale Cafe at 11:15. Space limited. Reserve Early. Must have 3 for each class or I will cancel and refund money. Otherwise payment is non-refundable. $185.00
Links - Simple Basic Stained Glass - This is a less strenuous 4/5 hour beginner stained glass class. Straight lines only. No curves or circles and does NOT count as a prerequisite class for more intensive classes. We will be making diamond 'links'. One link will consist of 4 diamond shapes. You can make as many of these as time allows. Your links link together and can be as long as you want. Totally cool! This is a class you will want to take time and time again and hang these beauties all over your house! All supplies included except you must bring safety glasses and one black sharpie marker. Bring snacks if needed. NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED FOR ANY STAINED GLASS CLASS. No open toed shoes. $75.00 (Clear Textured). $95 (Colored) PS...If you have taken stained glass basics class from me you will be discounted 20% for any 'simple' class.
Nuttin but Squares - Simple Basic Stained Glass - This is a less strenuous 4 hour beginner stained glass class. Straight lines only. No curves or circles and does NOT count as a prerequisite class for more intensive classes. We will be building a window I designed several years ago consisting of different sized squares! This window resides in NYC, Italy and Germany as well as all over the States. Simple yet stunning! You will frame in copper and make copper hooks. All supplies included except you must bring safety glasses, one black sharpie marker and one silver sharpie marker. No open toed shoes. $85.00 PS...If you have taken stained glass basics class from me you will be discounted 20% for any 'simple' class.
Butterfly!! Prerequisite required. This is a labor intensive 15 hour class spanning over 3 days. Focus and stamina are a must.The first two sessions we will all work together. the last 5 hours I will work with you individually at your chosen time. Completed window will be approximately 15"x 15" with an upsize available for an additional fee. All supplies included except tight fitting latex gloves, safetly glasses and one black and one silver sharpie marker. $195.
Crochet Circle - Counterpoint Throw-This is a relaxing 2 or 3 hour informal class where we all sit around the table or on the couch and talk, listen and learn how to make this beautiful blanket. You will make your blanket square by square every session until it's done. You can continue at your own home if you want or just save it for 'circle' time. I would suggest saving your first 10 squares for Circle time as it can be a little confusing and you don't wont to have to rip it out and start over but it's your choice! There is no time frame for completion! Must have 2 per class. Bring your own yarn and crochet hooks. I would love to help with your yarn and hook choices if needed. First two sessions - $35. The following 3 sessions - $15 then after that $10 per session. Wine, Tea and light snacks will be available. We will be meeting on Tue. and sometime Wed. nights beginning at 6 PM. Get in touch for exact dates.
Bonsai - 'the Art of growing small trees or plants.' We are going to build a small Bonsai tree out of copper sheeting and let it be a cliffside dweller dangling in the center of your 9"x 9"window that you will create using the Tiffany Method developed in the late 1800's. You will also learn 'freeforming' caming technique. All glass and supplies included except for safety glasses and one black sharpie marker. Bring your own snacks and beverages and as always NO ALCOHOL allowed with ANY stained glass class. This is approx. a 6 hr. class. Must have 3 or class will be cancelled. Money is non refundable unless I cancel. If you have taken a stained glass class recently your cost is $110.00. Novice cost, $155 and you will come both days. Spot will be reserved when payment is received.