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'Short Fuse' Workshop
Short Glass Fusing Workshops

 Short Fusing Workshop

 

During these short morning  or evening workshops you can create your own piece of unique fused glass art.  There are a variety of workshops to choose from, each offering an introduction to glass fusing and a different project to work on.  Glass cutting experience is helpful but not essential.  By the end of the workshop you will have an idea of the process of glass fusing, basic glass cutting sklls and a beautiful, and totally unique piece of glass to keep or give as an extra special gift. 

 Set Of 4 Coasters - £40 per person 

Evening Class - Tuesday 30th April - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day Class - Wednesday 1st May - 10am - 12.30pm

Create a set of unique coasters  of your own design.  Using sheet glass, frit powders and glass stringers.  Your coasters will be fired after the class and ready to collect 1 week later.

Plate- square or rectangle - various sizes - from £45

Evening Class - new dates available soon 

Day Class - new dates available soon

 Create a square glass dish (18 x 18 cm £45 or 23 x 23cm £55) using sheet glass, frit powders, stencils, copper inclusions or glass stringers.  Whichever technique you choose, your dish will be fired twice and be ready to collect a week after your class.

 

Fused Art Panel - from £35 per person (+ frame/stand cost if required)

Evening Class - Tuesday 23rd April - 6.30pm - 9pm- FULLY BOOKED

Day - Wednesday 24th April - 10am - 12.30pm - FULLY BOOKED

 Make a glass panel to hang on the wall or at a window. Price from £35 depending on size you choose to make.  Use sheet glass, glass stringers, frits, powders and lots of creativity to create a unique piece of fused glass art.  You might choose to make your panel the exact size to fit in a frame.  Our box frames can hang on the wall or stand at a sunny window.  Box frames are available in black or white and 3 sizes.  Prices are from £6.00 to £10 per frame.  Please ask for more details at the class.

Fused Glass Candle Shade - £40 per person or Double Curve Shade - £50

Evening Class - Tuesday 7th May- 6.30pm - 9pm

Evening Class - 11th June - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day Class - Wednesday 8th May - 10am - 12.30pm

Day Class - Wednesday 12th June - 10am - 12.30pm

 Create a beautuful curved candle shade using coloured sheet glas and glass powders.  Looks great with 2 or 3 little t-lite candles behind it, or just sit on a sunny window sill through the day time.  The shade will be fired twice and ready to collect 1 week later.

 

  Dichroic Jewellery - £35 + cost of sterling silver if required

More dates available soon..

Create a beautiful pieces of fused glass jewellery using coloured sheet glass and a selection of dichroic coated glass to give some extra sparkle and depth.  The finished pieces are then attached to sterling silver findings (at an extra cost) or to silver plated findings (included in the cost). 

  

Set of 4 Square Mini Dishes (£45)

Evening Class - Tuesday 14th May - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day Class - Wednesday 15th May - 10am - 12.30pm- FULLY BOOKED

If you have already made a set of coasters, why not add a set of 4 mini dishes to match.  Ideal for serving dips and crisps in at your next party - make sure to serve the G & Ts on your matching coasters!!  You can also use them as trinket dishes, tealight holders.  Brilliant gift idea - and you make 4!

 

Triple Dish (£45)

Evening Class - Tuesday 28th May - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day Class - Wednesday 29th May - 10am - 12.30pm

Create a beautiful serving dish with sheet glass, stringers & frit.  Ideal for serving snacks.  If you have already made a set of coasters or plate, why not make one to match.  Your dish will be fired twice and ready to collect with in 2 weeks.

 

Fibre Paper Relief Panel - from £35

Evening Class - Tues 21st May - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day Class - Wed 22nd May - 10am - 12.30pm

Design and create your own art glass panel using sheet glass with carved kiln paper to produce a relief pattern in your glass.  The panels can be made to hang or display in a wooden stand - small selection of stands are available from £5 - £22

 

Light Box - £98.00

Evening Class - Tuesday 26th March 2019 - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day Class - Wednesday 27th March 2019 - 10am - 12.30pm

Design a 20cm square panel which will be fitted in to a hand made box frame.  The piece will be lit with a flexible LED strip - choose from electric or battery operated.  The box frames can be hung on a wall or placed on a table - make for your own home or to give as a special gift.

Drape Vase (2) £45.00

Evening Class - Tues 25th June - 6.30pm - 9pm

Day  Class - Wed 26th June - 10am - 12.30pm

Create 2 colourful drape vases using sheet glass, stringers & frit.  The piece will be 15cm x 15cm.  The fired flat panel with then be draped over stainless steel molds to form the vases.  See picture at top of page.

 


Classes have a maximum of 4 participants to allow for plenty of individual attention.  All you need to bring along is yourself and a bit of creativity!


You can book your place by telephone: 01569 766080 or e-mail info@mearnsarthouse.com . Alternatively, you can drop in and see us at the shop to book your place. Please note a 50% deposit is required to secure your place. The balance to be paid on the date of your chosen workshop.

15 - 16 year olds are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult taking part in the class.

 

 

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