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Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine


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. 


Glass Patterns Quarterly Winter 2018

# GPQ34-4    $ 5.95


Vol. 34-4  Winter 2018

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Glass Patterns Quarterly Fall 2018

# GPQ34-3    $ 5.95


Vol. 34-3  Fall 2018

Just a Little Flurry - A mobile featuring four snowflakes created with clear diamond-shaped glass, colored cabochons, and filigree-shaped wire pieces.
Geometric Bird Feeder - A stained glass diamond-shaped bird feeder created with clear float glass plus a desired glass accent color.
Double the Holiday Cheer - A 12" x 19" window featuring two panels of glass, with the front in sharp focus and the back panel seen through semitransparent glass, creating the illusion of depth.
Christmas Moose - A 7.5" x 10" free-form stained glass panel featuring an adorable moose wearing Santa’s red hat.
Greenman Mosaic Suncatcher - A 7" square Greenman texture tile used to create a unique fused glass mosaic.
Ghoul Cat - A stained glass free-form panel featuring a black cat with raised wings seated next to an eerie skull.
Fall Splendor Multitechnique Accent Piece - A set of leaf-shaped dishes created with hair spray, mica powder, glass paint, frit, and dichroic extract.
Fused Dove Ornament - A quick and easy 3" x 3" ornament project that can be made with or without a kiln.
Not Quite Ripe - An 18" x 27.5" stained glass panel featuring a cluster of grapes just before they are fully ripe.
Turkey Candle Shelter or Flower Vase - A 6" x 8.5" colorful fused glass turkey, the perfect finishing touch for a fall candle shelter or vase.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
Poinsettia - A 12" circular fused and slumped poinsettia flower design.
What's New
Fused Glass Holiday Trees - A set of fused multicolor trees that can be hung in a window or placed on a stand for beautiful holiday decor.
Spider - A three-dimensional freestanding spider.
Happy Fall Y’All - Mixed Media Pumpkin - A brightly colored pumpkin made from broken scrap glass and a wine bottle.
Glass Tattoo Hors d’Oeuvre Plates - A set of 6"-diameter serving plates decorated with Wardell’s Glass Tattoo Gue.
Kiln Corner - The Mystery of the Overfired Kiln - Answers to questions from readers on various aspects of the electrical requirements for installing a kiln.
Glass Patterns Quarterly Summer 2018

# GPQ34-2    $ 5.95


Vol. 34-2  Summer 2018

Watermelon Picnic - A 13" x 16.75" rectangular stained glass panel featuring a picnic scene.
Marble Kaleidoscopes - Instructions for making marble display kaleidoscopes in a fused or stained glass version.
Sunflower Introductions - A 47" x 32" stained glass panel featuring two sunflower blooms.
Moonbeam Mermaid - A circular freeform stained glass panel featuring a mermaid seated on a crescent moon.
Flower Basket Panel - An Introduction to Freeze ’n Fuse - A rectangular stained glass design decorated with blooms created by adding glass powder to rubber molds, adding water, and freezing.
Beach Crowd - An 18" x 24" stained glass design featuring a day at the beach filled with a multitude of colorful umbrellas.
Bubble the Fish - A round freeform stained glass panel featuring a colorful fish, one of the drawings by children who once stayed at the Montreal Ronald McDonald House of Sainte-Justine Hospital.
Maltese Cross - A freestanding Maltese cross fused garden flower created with 3.5" x 10.5" pieces of red streaky glass.
Beach Landscape in Poured Glass Enamels - A round beach-themed design created by pouring powdered enamels mixed with water onto a circle of clear glass.
Breezy Kite - An 8" x 10" fused kite decorated with a dichroic sun and accents, powdered glass frit, and colorful palm leaves.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
Unique Pattern Bars - A 6" x 12" surfboard design created with a fused pattern bar formed from layers of different colors and widths, then fused together and sliced.
What's New
Fused Sun Lamp - A fused lamp shade made from smooth slumped white opal glass and pale amber glass slumped onto a textured sun face mold.
An Invitation to the Wissmach/Kaiser-Lee Kiln Forming Challenge - Wissmach Glass Company and Kaiser-Lee present a challenge to encourage kiln forming skills.
Kiln Corner - A Kiln Maintenance Checklist - Answers to questions from readers on various aspects of the electrical requirements for installing a kiln.
Glass Patterns Quarterly Spring 2018

# GPQ34-1    $ 5.95


Vol. 34-1  Spring 2018

Round Magnolia Panel - A 15.25" round stained glass panel featuring blooming magnolia branches.
White Leaves - A 14" x 34" stained glass panel featuring a design inspired by classic botanical forms and modern architecture.
Spring Birds - A 14" x 17" stained glass design panel featuring birds gathered among the branches of a dogwood tree.
Spring Fairy - A 30" x 45" stained glass panel featuring a fairy seated on a flower.
Spring Forth - Stamping Out Winter Blues - A set of fused glass designs that are decorated with mica powders and adhesive inks.
Glass Sugar Eggs - A 4" x 3.5" Freeze 'N Fuse frit project replicating the candy-filled sugar eggs that are popular at Eastertime.
Flower Garden - A 48" round stained glass panel featuring a flower garden in full bloom.
New Mexico Hot air Balloons - A 30" x 41" stained glass panel featuring hot air balloons in flight.
Pot Melt Buddha - A fused and slumped glass Buddha face for the garden.
Forest Spring Cross - A 6.25" x 8.75" fused cross design including forest floor foliage, sky, and birch trees.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
Mrs. LizArt - A fused three-dimensional lizard sculpture.
What's New
Hummingbirds - Art in Flight - A fused free-form hummingbird cut from 96 COE sheet glass and decorated with 96 COE frit powders and a fine/medium frit mix.
Fused Glass Fountain - A garden fountain made from two 16" clay pots decorated with fused dichroic scrap glass dots.
Kiln Corner - Electrical Installation of a Kiln - Answers to questions from readers on various aspects of the electrical requirements for installing a kiln.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Winter 2017

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Vol. 33-4  Winter 2017

An Introduction to Creating Painterly Detail for Wildlife - Cathy Claycomb shares techniques for constructing realistic glass wildlife designs including ways to create eyes that make the animals come to life.
Bastet, Egyptian Cat Goddess - An 8" x 11.5" stained glass panel featuring the sleek and stately Egyptian cat goddess, Bastet.

Celtic Salmon - A 15.75" x 19.5" stained glass design featuring two multicolored salmon intertwined in a Celtic knot.
Sgraffito Drawing with Glass Powders - A 5" x 7" fused glass panel that provides an introduction to drawing with a painterly approach using 90 COE glass powders and frit.
Moose Lake - A 14" x 36" stained glass panel featuring a moose and wilderness landscape against a cloud-laced sky.
Sparkle Mountains 3-D Fused Glass Panel - An 8" x 10" fused glass project using three-layer base glass plus a multicolored pattern bar made from scrap glass.
Mission Style Crow - A 12" x 12" stained glass panel featuring a crow holding a sparkling jewel in its mouth against an austere moon and dark, wispy sky.
Ski Retreat - A 28" x 20" stained glass panel with a cozy cabin amid drifts of snow set against a winter sky.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What's New
Gray Wolf - An 18" x 18" stained glass panel depicting the majestic look of the gray wolf.
Bear Luminary - A fused and slumped glass project made in three parts that are glued together to form a candle shelter.
Fused Mosaic Radiant Heart - A 6" x 6" panel with a center fuchsia, turquoise, and lavender mosaic heart.
Day Meets Dusk in the Wilderness - A three-dimensional design featuring a wolf against a background of mountains and rocks made from Glass Tattoo Goo.
The Decal Advantage - A fused triangular glass pendant decorated with water slide decals.
Mica Magic - Tips for using mica powder to add sparkle to fused glass projects.
Victorian Angel - An 18"-tall free-form stained glass Victorian style angel design.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Fall 2017

# GPQ33-3    $ 5.95


Vol. 33-3  Fall 2017

Agate Lantern - Stained glass panels decorated with agate slices, then used as replacement panels in purchased lanterns.
Falling Leaves - An 8" x 16" stained glass panel featuring the reds, oranges, and yellows of fall leaves.
Heirloom Lace Bethlehem Star - Free-form star ornaments created by pressing lace between two pieces of clear glass and assembling them in a three-dimensional star shape.
Oktoberfest - A traditional 16.75" x 13.5" painted stained glass project celebrating a popular fall festival, Octoberfest.
Sir Sooty Kat - A 7" round fused glass portrait of a black cat wearing his jaunty bow tie and black hat.
Cobweb Eddy - A 16‑3/4"-diameter stained glass panel featuring a skeleton’s head, his dapper black top hat, and cobwebs decorated with glass globs.
Mosaic Star and Snowflake Ornaments - A set of mosaic Christmas ornaments created with purchased wooden shapes.
Clearly Christmas - An 18" x 18" stained glass panel featuring a geometric design that’s reminiscent of Christmas ornaments on a string.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What’s New
Frit Slurry Bell Mushroom - Fused, molded mushroom caps made with frit slurry that is spooned onto a clear sheet glass base.
Snowman Candle Cover - A 6" x 12" painted, fused and slumped candle cover.
Square Panel Bevel Magic - A 36" x 36" stained glass design featuring carefully matched glass grain reminiscent of the custom woodwork found in older homes.
Santa Frog - An 8" x 6.5" free-form suncatcher featuring a happy frog ready for Christmas in his colorful Santa hat.
Regal Aspen Tower and Stand - A fused and slumped curved glass tower and stand decorated with leaves and branches.
Happy Halloween - An 11" round design featuring a skeleton head and hands, spider and spider web, and the message "Happy Halloween."
Victorian Angel - An 18"-tall free-form stained glass Victorian style angel design.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Summer 2017

# GPQ33-2    $ 5.95
Vol. 33-2  Summer 2017

Modern Beveled Terrarium - An 11.5" x 4.5" x 4.5" terrarium created with beveled clear glass rectangular and triangular shapes.
A Day at the Beach - A 24" x 64" custom design created as a stained glass room dividing screen for a client’s beach house.
The Cup of Gold - A 10.5" round stained glass panel featuring large Cup of Gold blooms and leaf clusters.
Buick LeSabre - A 30" x 14" stained glass panel featuring a classic Buick LeSabre.
The Butterfly Queen - A freestanding Butterfly Queen metal casting decorated with wire and assorted glass beads.
Just Bully! - A rectangular stained glass panel featuring a bulldog reminiscent of Victorian era images of Winston Churchill with his iconic hat, glasses, and cigarette holder.
John Wayne - An 18" x 26" stained glass portrait of American actor, John Wayne.
Window of Jewels - A 30.5" x 30.5" stained glass window panel featuring a shimmering design filled with jewels and bevels.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What’s New
Grapes and Wine - A 26" x 38" stained glass panel celebrating the land that yields wine-making grapes and the drink that comes from them.
Hibiscus Bowl - A 7.5" x 8" fused and slumped hibiscus-shaped bowl with freeform border
Pansy Pocket Wall Vase - A 6" x 6" x 3/4" painted glass pocket decorated with various shades of purple and white pansies.
Song of the Sea - A lovely 12-3/4" x 9.5" stained glass panel that captures the wonder of a little girl walking along the beach, trying to hear the "sound of the ocean" inside a seashell.
Purple Pot Melt - A 9" fused and slumped dish created using various sizes and shapes of colored glass that are melted together.
Mica Powder Fish Bowl - An 11" fused and slumped clear glass bowl decorated with wave-shaped pieces of turquoise, sky, and sapphire blue glass.
Strawberry Farm Plank Bowl - A 10" x 10" fused and slumped rectangular bowl.
Lake Geneva Painted Sunset - A 16" x 8" painted glass panel featuring a sunset reflected on water.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Spring 2017

# GPQ33-1    $ 5.95
Vol. 33-1  Spring 2017

Solitary Trillium - Combining Foil and Lead Fabrication - A Victorian style stained glass panel featuring sections of clear seedy, float glass, and bevels surrounding a single trillium flower.
Daffodil Panel - A 15"-diameter daffodil stained glass panel with border.
Prairie Design - A 12" x 24" geometric panel designed in the style of American architect and designer, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Egyptian Revival Art Deco Lamp - A pyramid-shaped geometric lamp shade done in shades of amber and green.
Stylized Pineapple - An 18" x 33" stained glass panel featuring the pineapple design that is often used as a welcome motif.
Fanciful Garden Fairies - Three free-form fused fairies created with two layers of glass.
Daisy Bouquet - A set of fused daisy flowers created with various styles of frit-filled fusing and slumping molds.
Beveled Cross - A 16" x 19-1/2" free-form cross created with shades of Grape, Champagne, and Clear Waterglass and decorated with navette jewels plus square, diamond, and star bevels.
Somebirdy Needs a Bath! - An 8"-diameter clear hanging birdbath with colorful border.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What’s New
Designer Eggs Created with MUD - A set of white and turquoise matte glazed ceramic bisque eggs decorated with Unique Glass Colors Mud and ACCENTS.
Gallery Pendant - Two Pendants in One - A set of pendants created with dichroic-coated etched glass.
Single Rose - A 10" x 9‑1/2" stained glass panel featuring a rose in full bloom.
Florida Coasters and Night-Lights - A set of fused 4" x 4" coasters and night-light covers.
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird - A 9" x 10" stained glass panel featuring a hummingbird feeding on a flowering vine.
Designing Dandelions with Stringers - A 12" x 13" fused glass panel featuring dandelion blooms and seed tufts created using cut glass pieces, stringer, frit balls, and frit.
Lake Superior Shoreline - A 30" x 18" stained glass landscape panel featuring the rugged shoreline of Lake Superior.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Winter 2016

# GPQ32-4    $ 5.95
Vol. 32-4  Winter 2016

Sweet Manatee - Mythical Mermaid of the Sea - A 13" x 15" stained glass panel featuring an underwater manatee.
Double-Wheel Kaleidoscope - An 8"-long, double-wheel glass kaleidoscope made with the aid of a Clarity kaleidoscope kit.
Owl in the Moonlight - A large stained glass panel featuring an owl standing against a moonlit nighttime sky.
Lynx - A 24" x 24" stained glass design of a lynx head.
Wild Horse Panel with Fused Elements - A 14" x 22" multimedia stained glass panel depicting a wild horse in a Southwestern landscape.
It’s Cold Out! - Mosaic Bluebird Wall Hanging - A 10" round glass mosaic design featuring a bluebird and his flowing red scarf.
Frit Slurry Snowy Scene - A 14.5" x 6" fused and slumped snowy landscape design.
Winter Crocus - A 15" x 7.5" design featuring crocus blooms peeking through the snow.
Fused Valentine Favorites - Combed Glass and Scrap Melt Hearts - A set of 8" to 10" Valentine hearts created from scrap glass.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What’s New
Holiday Painted Fused Glass Candle Shield - An 8.5" x 4.5" candle shield on an 8" x 5" base.
Polar Bear Motherhood - A 24" x 36" stained glass panel featuring a mother polar bear cuddling her cub.
Representing Your Stained Glass Art in Its Best Light - An introduction to using raster-based graphics programs to enhance the look of photos of glass art.
Celtic Cross - A 36" x 36" classic stained glass design.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Fall 2016

# GPQ32-3    $ 5.95
Vol. 32-3  Fall 2016

Halloween Night - A free-form stained glass Halloween panel featuring a spooky, gnarled tree with flying bat, jack-o’-lantern, ghost, owl, and dangling spider standing against a full moon background.
Fruit and Wine - A 47" x 24" stained glass panel depicting the celebration of a bountiful harvest.
September Showers - A leaded botanical Victorian revival panel that evokes the feeling of autumn.
Puss in Boots, the Dapper Cat - A stained glass design based on an image of the rakish Puss in Boots found in a Victorian scrapbook.
Gilded Partridge in a Pear Tree - A holiday partridge and pear design outlined on clear glass, then painted in layers.
It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere! - Instructions for etching and slumping a wine bottle using the Five O’Clock Somewhere Bottle Slump Mold by Creative Paradise.
Traditional Elegance - A 12" x 24" stained glass cabinet door panel done in a traditional geometric design.
Noel - A 6.5" x 7.25" free-form stained glass design featuring a stunning, beautifully wrapped holiday package topped with a large bow.
Jingle Bears - A 24" x 17" stained glass panel featuring two bears racing down a snow covered hill on their favorite sled.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What’s New
Contemporary Crystal Woven Glass Bowl - A fused and slumped square bowl with the look of crystal created with layers of glass strips cut from Clear Tekta plus Silver, Gold, and Rainbow Irid.
Holiday Fused Spoons - A set of holiday spoons created from Mardi Gras and Red Reactive transparent glasses.
Fused Fall Leaves . . . With a Twist - A free-form fused glass wall hanging created with large-gauge copper wire shaped into spirals.
Combing Glass - A discussion on the proper way to comb glass.
Festive Lights Bowl with Cast Foot - An 11‑1/4" fused round decorative bowl featuring a string of festive holiday lights and center sprig of holly using the Wardell Binasphere.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Fall 2015

# GPQ31-3    $ 5.95  $ 4.95

Vol. 31-3  Fall 2015

Angel of Peace - An Intro to Stained Glass - A free-form angel pendant with a 2" x 2" square bevel on point for the diamond-shaped body.
O Christmas Tree - A 16" x 20" stained glass holiday panel featuring a Christmas tree in front of a window that allows the snowy landscape outside to show through.
Holiday Bevel Votive - A three-dimensional votive stand created with five 1.75" x 3" diamond bevels joined in a star-shaped background for the votive.
Hocus Pocus Etched ans Stacked Dichroic Panel - An etched Halloween panel using Photoshop to cut and paste the initial artwork into separate layers.
Cattails - A 20" x 20" stained glass panel featuring cattails outlined against a river, rolling hills, and a full moon.
Spook-tacular Fun! - A 12" circular fused and slumped plate showing a cheery ghost and his Halloween message.
Festive Fun - A sparkling holiday wreath made from fused float glass enriched with gold and green mica powders.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
Candy Cane - An 11.5" x 19.5" stained glass holiday panel featuring a trio of Christmas candy canes tied up with a big green bow.
Autumn Pumkpin - A 3-D fused glass pumpkin with copper wire stem.
Celebration Fused Freestanding Sculpture - A freestanding sculpture created from fused luminescent-coated glass shapes decorated with glass cullet.
Fused Poinsettia Bowl - A fused and slumped poinsettia bowl made by filling a mold with various shades and sizes of frits and powders.
Metal-Morphosis - Demystifying Metal Clay - Information on making unique silver decorations for use with glass cabochons and other jewelry applications.
Opalesenece - A 36" x 36" square stained glass panel.
Vitrigraph Melts - Instructions for building and using a vitrigraph kiln from a regular kiln, which can still be used for normal firing after the conversion
Rosy-Cheeked Santa - A 13" x 16.5" free-form stained glass holiday panel featuring a portrait of Santa.
Grotto Holiday - A 12" x 15" stained glass holiday panel featuring a mermaid and her underwater friends decorating her coral tree.
What's New

Glass Patterns Quarterly Summer 2014

# GPQ30-2    $ 5.95  $ 4.95

Vol. 30-2  Summer 2014

Double Star Quilt - A 7" x 7" stained glass quilt square panel featuring a traditional American double star quilt design.
Marilyn Monroe Panel - A 7.5" x 11" stained glass panel.
Three Techniques for Creating Glass Pendants with UV Resin
Fleur-de-Lis - A 11" x 19" stained glass panel
Treasures in the Attic - Ways to make stained glass art from treasures you might already own!
Eagle and Flag 2 - A 39" x 29" patriotic panel of an eagle head in front of the US Flag
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
Carousel Horse - A 24" x 21.75" whimsical stained glass panel of a carousel horse from Mary Harris.
Play Ball! Etched Glass Panel
Frank Lloyd Wright Style Door Panel - A 12" x 35" Water Lillies stained glass panel.
Les Paul Electric Guitars - A Fused and Stained Glass redition of this classic style guitar
Skyline Silhouette in Glass - A 10" x 14" fused panel featuring the Seattle, Washington, skyline.
Patriotic Two-Tired Server - A two-tiered fused server with patriotic fractal pattern border and center.
Hitching Post Country Store - An 18" x 14" quaint rendition of a county store made entirely from fused glass.
Marqueza - A 23" x 8" geometric stained glass panel.
What's New