Stained Glass in an Afternoon

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Colorful panels, window ornaments, terrific tabletop accessories, gleaming garden cloches to protect tender plants: if you've admired the beauty of stained glass but thought it was something you couldn't make—think again! Not only are the techniques for both copper-foil and mosaic stained glass completely demystified here, but all 25 projects take only an afternoon to complete. You'll quickly learn how to choose supplies and toolks, and to prepare, cut, assemble, solder frame, and finish—everything needed to ...
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Overview

Colorful panels, window ornaments, terrific tabletop accessories, gleaming garden cloches to protect tender plants: if you've admired the beauty of stained glass but thought it was something you couldn't make—think again! Not only are the techniques for both copper-foil and mosaic stained glass completely demystified here, but all 25 projects take only an afternoon to complete. You'll quickly learn how to choose supplies and toolks, and to prepare, cut, assemble, solder frame, and finish—everything needed to craft your own glasswork. Start with a Tulip Panel, the perfect first project, so simple and pleasing. Apply glass nuggets to adorn a frame. You'll be proud as a peacock of your lovely Peacock Lampshade. Plus corner accents, beautiful boxes, welcome signs, birdbaths, and more!

Author Biography: About the Author
Vicki Payne produces her own nationally syndicated television shows, Glass with Vicki Payne, Paint! Paint! Paint!, and For Your Home, and is a frequent guest on other programs, including The Carol Duvall Show and Home Matters. She has produced how-to videos for over ten years, created her own consumer glass show, is frequently published in craft and trade magazines, and serves as a consultant to companies throughout the craft and hobby industries.

Imagine being able to make a beautiful stained-glass design in just an afternoon. In fact, here are a total of 25 great projects that each take only a few hours to create, without any previous experience. In no time you'll learn the techniques and then marvel at the rich colors, gorgeous textures, sparkle of the glass, and soft gleam of the metal edging oneverything you craft. From colorful window ornaments to terrific tabletop accessories, these projects are stunning, quick, and easy. Make two or even three this weekend!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402716874
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: In An Afternoon Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,123,664
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.36 (d)

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About the Author
Vicki Payne produces her own nationally syndicated television shows, Glass with Vicki Payne, Paint! Paint! Paint!, and For Your Home, and is a frequent guest on other programs, including The Carol Duvall Show and Home Matters. She has produced how-to videos for over ten years, created her own consumer glass show, is frequently published in craft and trade magazines, and serves as a consultant to companies throughout the craft and hobby industries.
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