Stained Glass Tutorials

In this section you’ll find all the step-by-step stained glass tutorials on both the Copper Foil Technique and Lead Came Construction, Glass Cutting and Design and Pattern Prep, Framing and Hanging, Fusing and Decorative Techniques.

Improve your Stained Glass Soldering here
Find tips and tricks to help you achieve a beautifully smooth soldered seam. You’ll discover how to get a lovely rounded edge on your sun catchers and how to fill in unsightly gaps.

 

stained glass patina instructions

A Sparkling Finish is yours
Patina and Polish is the last step and the one that truly makes your stained glass stand out. Find out how to achieve a gorgeous uniform finish and see your work gleam.

 

squared stained glass dolphin panelHang your stained glass work with pride
Don’t end up with stacks of stained glass gathering dust in a cupboard. Find out how to Frame and Add Hooks so that your beautiful work takes centre stage.

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Stained Glass Tutorials

Stained Glass Cutting Techniques – Straight Lines – Video

Stained Glass Cutting Techniques - 2 Ways to Cut Straight Lines People actually have quite a lot of trouble cutting straight lines in stained glass. They're unforgiving, not like curves! I'm going to take you through cutting straight lines with a ruler first and freehand second. Try both cutting techniques…
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Copper Foil Construction

Stained Glass Foiling – Fixing Common Mistakes – Video

Stained Glass Foiling - Fixing Common Copper Foil Errors This video goes through two of the most common stained glass foiling mistakes.  looks at what you can do when the copper foil isn't centred properly leaving a wider margin on one side than the other. gives you some suggestions for…
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Copper Foil Construction

Stained Glass Layering – How Plating Works To Create Depth And Shadowing

This is the second of two videos talking about Stained Glass Plating (or layering). The first one concentrated on the 'big names in plating ', Tiffany and Robert Oddy. You can see #1 video here if you missed it. #2 video breaks the plating process down into small, manageable pieces…
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Copper Foil Construction

Stained Glass Plating And The Effects You Can Achieve With It

Plating. What do you think of when I say that word? If it's 'FOOD', you're in good company! Thankfully for us, it applies to both food (lovely) AND stained glass (even more lovely). Stained Glass Plating is when you stack or layer glass up to create limitless special effects; depth,…
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Stained Glass Tutorials

Stained Glass Cutting Technique – Tips for Accurate Cutting

Improve Your Stained Glass Cutting Technique Accurate cutting by Milly's student Denise Whittle There are lots of factors that result in an accurate stained glass cutting technique. The angle of the cutter head, the pressure and consistency to name a few. You know this but continue to struggle. Your panel grows…
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Copper Foil Construction

Stained Glass Christmas Tree Pattern Instructions

Stained Glass Christmas Tree Pattern This stained glass Christmas tree pattern is a spectacular 4-sided festive delight. It would look great as a table decoration as it stands up on its own. The pattern could easily be adapted for other designs. For example, you could make a 4-sided stained glass…
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