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Glass Patterns Quarterly magazine offers over a dozen projects in every issue, with full-size patterns
right in the center of each magazine. Step-by-step instructions will help take the mystery out of stained glass. You can
learn to create your own stained glass windows, Tiffany-style lamps, suncatchers and gift ideas! Every successful
studio should have in their library every issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly that is available.
Vol. 39-3 Fall 2023
The Fall 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly is filled with inspirational projects for the upcoming holiday season.
Lidia K. Anderson constructs little standing Christmas trees and Cindy Dow Savary fabricates a panel from a Susan Walker
Bowen pattern featuring cardinals on a tree. Learn openwork copper overlay techniques with Margo Marquette. Victoria Tilley
debuts her first pattern, Skull and Spider, and Carrie Deutsch builds the piece. Deke Cameron draws on Southern inspiration
with his Baby Gator’s First Christmas panel. Mark Waterbury adds some helpful tips in the next two designs: Krista Smith
presents a pattern for a crystal ball filled with ghosts, and Mark Waterbury illustrates how to keep the background grain
consistent, and Paned Expressions shared a Christmas Lantern pattern where Mark teaches us how to use dark and light spots
to our advantage. Mark then presents his own zodiac pattern for Leo. Leslie Gibbs heads up our fusing projects with a pumpkin
pattern filled with fall goodness, and Evamarie Volkmann shares a fused snowman. Drew Kail demonstrates a tealight holder while
Dionē Roberts constructs a fun Christmas soldier. Use your iridescent glass to make Petra Kaiser's draped vessel,
then explore the Freeze n Fuse technique with Deke Cameron. Chantal Paré demonstrates her breathtaking poinsettia panel
and Lisa Vogt celebrates fall with her fused platter. Arnold Howard rounds off this holiday issue with his Kiln Corner feature.
Vol. 39-2 Summer 2023
The Summer 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly is sure to delight your summer senses. Leslie Gibbs creates
a rainbow suncatcher and Sabine Maiberger makes a rainbow gnome while GPQ newcomer Deke Cameron creates a beach buggy
pattern with free software. Cindy Dow Savary fabricates a mermaid and lighthouse panel from a pattern by Susan Walker Bowen,
and Carrie Deutsch builds a door panel with a rooster and hen from Kat Patrick’s design. Mark Waterbury features three of his
designs—a butterfly combined with Victorian scrolls, an abstract pattern combining straight and drippy features, and a geometric
panel that can be expanded or shrunk as you need. Floral patterns round out the stained glass section with a peony rose by Mary
Harris and sunflowers with a bluebird by Evamarie Volkmann. Fusers are treated to a set of beach-inspired coasters by Drew Kail
and a mermaid panel by Leslie Gibbs. Chantal Paré paints and fuses a Gothic-style mimosa panel. Wesley R. Wong makes a standing
sailboat and lighthouse, then completes this sunny issue with an American flag weave fused platter.
Vol. 39-1 Spring 2023
This issue includes a shadow box wall or table planter by Lidia K. Anderson, dried flowers pressed in a glass cross by
Carrie Deutsch, and a panel featuring bright red poppies by Cindy Dow Savary
from a design by Marian Miller. Additional stained glass designs include butterfly shaped blooms by
Chris Bulot, vibrantly colored rainbow bunting birds by Leslie Gibbs, a tropical bird of paradise plant by Terra Parma from
publisher Stained Glass Images, an Arts & Crafts floral panel from Paned Expressions Studios, and an Art Nouveau floral panel
by Evamarie Volkmann from GlasDesign. Warm glass enthusiasts will find techniques for making a bent lamp panel mold, a murrine
decorated fused tree panel by Alysa Phiel, a painted and fused macramé and herringbone plant, and fused free-form design by
Chantal Paré. Petra Kaiser also offers techniques for creating decorative glass tabletops. Tips for the benefits of having a
glass lathe in every studio from Paul Tarlow and how to overcome kiln errors from Arnold Howard round out this fantastic issue.
Vol. 38-4 Winter 2022
This Winter 2022 Winter, Wildlife, and Landscapes issue includes a winter solstice glass mobile by Lidia K.
Anderson, a stained glass panel with cardinals in a birch tree by Cindy Dow Savary, and an elegant panel featuring three
butterflies by Chantal Paré. Also included are stained glass designs of a poinsettia fan lamp by Carrie Deutsch, a cougar
head by Mary Harris, an American bison by Sabine Maiberger, a manatee mother and baby by Leslie Gibbs, a white-tailed deer
by Terra Parma, and a colorful rooster by Jean Beaulieu. Warm glass enthusiasts will find an outdoor winter scene by Lisa
Vogt, inspiration for creating patterns for fused glass panels from Petra Kaiser, a fused and slumped turkey platter and bowl,
and fused dichroic heart pendants by Mark Lauckner. Tips for choosing between juried and nonjuried craft shows, correctly
using the various options available on kiln controllers, and creating safe surroundings for firing kilns round out this fantastic issue.
Vol. 38-3 Fall 2022
The Fall 2022 Winter, Wildlife, and Landscapes issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® features fabulous tutorials and
informative articles to help glass artists and hobbyists grow. Included are a stained glass holly wreath by Kara Bussey,
a multicolored autumn leaf panel by Dionē Roberts, and two stained glass designs featuring sunflowers and pumpkins by Samantha
Ashley and Cindy Dow Savary. Also included are a rural fall wagon wheel scene by Carrie Deutsch, a Tudor lantern by Chantal Paré,
Christmas scenes scenes with a lion and lamb by Terra Parma and the nativity with a brilliant star by Evamarie Volkmann, and a
zombie fright night panel by Leslie Gibbs. Warm glass enthusiasts will find ways to create clay molds for firing Christmas
ornaments by Mark Lauckner, a slumped holiday ornament bowl by Lisa Vogt, shark teeth pendants by Leslie Gibbs, and a kiln
formed flower bowl by Petra Kaiser. Tips for overcoming devitrification when firing glass, checking safety switches on glass
kilns, and becoming part of a glass co-op to help when selling artwork round out this fantastic issue.
Vol. 38-2 Summer 2022
The Summer 2022 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly takes a look at garden, beach, and nostalgic themes.
Included are stained glass projects for a 3-D Suncatcher by Lidia K. Anderson,
a Sea Turtle panel and a Hawaiian Diamond Head landscape by Cindy Dow Savary, a panel with Bunnies in the Garden
by Carrie Deutsch, a seventies hippie panel by Sabine Maiberger, and a Froggie suncatcher by Judi Hartman from Paned
Expressions Studios. Also included are an Angel Garden Saucer by Pat Chase, an Iris panel by Evamarie Volkmann, a Soul
Surfing panel by Leslie Gibbs, and a Calla Lily design by Terra Parma. Warm glass enthusiasts will find techniques for
Kiln Casting with Sand Molds by Mark Lauckner, a Flower Power wall hanging by Petra Kaiser, a fused Dragonfly Garden
Stake by Lianna Bodzin, and Fused Glass Flowers by Mary Gerlick. Information on the advantages of using low-and-slow
kiln schedules from Bob Leatherbarrow and ways to protect kilns that are installed in outdoor settings from Arnold
Howard round out this fantastic issue.
Vol. 38-1 Spring 2022
Takes a look at DIY Home Decor, Lighting, and Wall Art. Included are stained glass projects for a Pressed Flower Moon Phase panel
by Samantha Ashley, a Mid-Century Wall Clock by Chantal Paré, a Quick and Easy Mosaic Mirror by Carrie Strope, and a Loving Heart panel
by Leslie Gibbs. Also included are a Yellow Rose Fan Lamp by Carrie Deutsch, an Art Deco style panel by Suzanne Cooper, a Wall Clock
featuring wild birds by Evamarie Volkmann, and a Van Gogh–style still life panel of Poppies in a Vase by Cindy Dow Savary. Warm glass
enthusiasts will find techniques for creating patterned glass replacements for a leaded window restoration by Mark Lauckner, how to use
steel mesh to make Bumple Glass by Dennis Brady, a look at using grit theory for cold working glass by Paul Tarlow, fusing frit and glass
dots to decorate a fishbowl design by Mary Sherwood, and a layered geometric-shaped wall clock by Pertra Kaiser. Information on the need
for kiln voltages and building voltages to match from Arnold Howard round out this fantastic issue.
Vol. 37-4 Winter 2021
Included are stained glass projects for an abstract Mountain Bear
design by Alecia Richardson, Penguin designs by Cindy Dow Savary and Leslie
Gibbs, a Cardinal scene by Carrie Deutsch, and a Woodland Deer Ornament by Lidia
K. Anderson. Also included are a Praise angel by Pat Chase, a Brutalist Style
Owl design by Chantal Paré, a Victorian Tulip Scroll panel by Paned Expressions
Studios, a Welcome landscape panel by Lisa Vogt, and a design featuring a pair
of loving parrots by Terra Parma of Stained Glass Images. Warm glass enthusiasts
will find suggested firing schedules for kiln formed glass from Bob
Leatherbarrow, a three-dimensional kiln cast tree design by Mark Lauckner, a
fused and slumped Glass Confetti Tray by Ann Klem, a snowy Winter Woods scene by
Dionē Roberts, and a Lighted Glass Stand and fused glass sculpture from Petra
Kaiser that features an abstract landscape design. Tips for Learning to Master
Firing Schedules from Arnold Howard round out the issue.
Vol. 37-3 Fall 2021
Get ready to celebrate Autumn and the upcoming holiday season.
Included are stained glass projects for an Autumn Leaves Wreath Suncatcher by Lidia K. Anderson,
a look at the Rocky Mountains Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train by Cindy Dow Savary, and memories
of trips to pick out the family Christmas tree by Carrie Deutsch. You’ll also find a Cubist Cat
panel by Chantal Paré, a Spider Web design by Alecia Richardson, and a Jeweled Floral Circular
Panel by Jenny Westphal. Stained glass projects also include two holiday panels, Christmas Bells
and Holy Night from Stained Glass Images by Terra Parma, a Christmas Angel free-form design by Lisa
Vogt, and Teddy Bear and Present by Jean Beaulieu. Warm glass enthusiasts will find a set of Little
Monsters including Frankenstein and his Bride, the Mummy, and Count Dracula from Leslie Gibbs, a
colorful murrine autumn tree by Alysa Phiel, Holiday Stars and the North Star made with molds by
Craig Smith from Colour de Verre, Santa delivering his goodies by Dionē Roberts, and a set of pendants
and earrings by Petra Kaiser. Techniques for avoiding bubbles between layers of fused glass from Paul
Tarlow and preventing rust in your kiln from Arnold Howard round out this fantastic issue.
Vol. 33-1 Spring 2017
The Spring 2017 nature issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly presents
a wide variety of stained and fused glass projects designed to help glass
enthusiasts express their inner creativity. Loads of floral designs, a geometric
lamp shade, window and cabinet door panels, a hanging birdbath, glass art
pendants, and painted designer eggs are just a few of the fabulous offerings
that can be found this exciting issue. Also be sure to check out the “What’s
New” section for a look at the latest and best to make creating in glass even