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Fused Glass

Saw Belt and Grommet Replacement

Saw Belt and Grommet Replacement

When I was cutting some glass my saw made a odd sound and stop spinning. We opened up the saw and you can see the belt is broke. I like to write posts about my equipment issues because it helps my customers to know there is more to creating glass […]

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Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused glass – Drop Vases

Fused glass – Drop Vases

One of the most time consuming and challenging fused glass techniques I make are fused glass drop vases. There are several steps involved. The first thing you have to do is to make a glass slab so to speak. It needs to be kind of thick. Then you put it […]

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Class, Fused Glass

New Fused Glass Class for January

New Fused Glass Class for January

For January I am offering a new class. On January 28th 12:00 – 14:00 p.m. I’m having a Fused Glass Tree panel class in my home (Class duration: 2 hrs). No experience is necessary. Max number of students is 5 (minimum of 3), so if you would like to take […]

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Fused Glass, Jewelry

Fixing Fused Glass

Fixing Fused Glass

During my fused glass art shows, sometimes my customers will bring in one of my fused glass pieces in and ask me to fix it. Shannon brought in this pendant and she dropped it and it broke (sadly I forgot to take a picture of the broken pieces). I took […]

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Custom, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Custom Fused Glass Signs for Westcliffe

Custom Fused Glass Signs for Westcliffe

For those who follow me know I love Westcliffe Colorado and those same people know I love making custom glass artwork. This blog is combining both of those loves. A good friend of mine has a new house in Westcliffe, and I wanted to make a couple of house warming […]

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Custom, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Custom Fused Glass Donut

Custom Fused Glass Donut

A few years ago, one of my customers asked me to make a couple fused glass donuts to incorporate into her own artwork. She sent me a picture of what she made with the donuts and told me it broke. This month she asked me to make her another fused […]

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Class, Fused Glass, Fused Glass Class

Private Fused Glass Ornament & Tree Class

Private Fused Glass Ornament & Tree Class

I’ve mentioned my fused glass classes over the last few months, and I will always show off my students work. Last week I had a private class with some of my previous students. They wanted to make Fused Glass Ornaments and standing trees. As always, I had the room all […]

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Fused Glass, Home Decor

Custom Presents for Co-Workers

Custom Presents for Co-Workers

One of my favorite things to do is to make custom silk screens so I can make special presents for people. Last year I made presents for my co-workers and this year is no exception. In fact, I think I went a bit crazy. First, I made little magnets for […]

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Art, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Custom Fused Glass Small dishes & Stirrers

Custom Fused Glass Small dishes & Stirrers

One of my co-workers asked me to make small fused glass dishes for her family (7 of them) and matching stirrers for Christmas. I love making fused glass stirrers and small dishes, so I didn’t hesitate to make them for her. First, we picked out the colors and then I […]

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Fused Glass

Winner of Doherty Art Show – 2022

Winner of Doherty Art Show – 2022

I participated in the Doherty High School Arts and Craft Show this month. I always love talking about my glass. My husband Dan is a gigantic help. I just don’t know what I’d do without him. Additionally, I want to thank Lela and Marco, setting up shows are extremely difficult […]

by × December 10, 2022 × 0 comments