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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 Fall 2020

# GPQ36-3    $ 5.95


Vol. 36-3  Fall 2020

Believe - An Introduction to Stained Glass - An 8" x 12" free-form stained glass angel panel.
Whooo’s There? - A 10" round stained glass panel featuring a wise owl perched on a smiling jack-o’-lantern.
Rainbow Mandala Dream Catcher - A 12" circular dream catcher featuring a central rainbow mandala with a center jewel.
Pumpkins and Gourds - A 24" x 13.5" stained glass panel featuring a bumper crop of pumpkins and gourds.
Quail in Flowering Desert -A 27" x 18.5" stained glass panel featuring a pair of quails surrounded by a Southwestern design.
Scallop and Pearl - An 11.5" x 30.25" stained glass window with large, colorful shells and trailing vines that surround a clear glass center bordered with clear textured glass.
Holiday Sprite - A 12.75" x 20" stained glass free-form panel of a dancing holiday sprite.
Candy Cane Wreath - A 10.75" x 14" Christmas-themed free-form circular design with open center.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section

ETA Halloween - A 9" x 10" stained glass panel featuring a witch flying her way to a Halloween celebration.
Halloween House - An 8" x 10" fused and slumped lantern cover featuring a spooky nighttime house.
What's New
Fused Menorah - An 11" x 5.5" fused menorah created using strips of amber, dark amber, and bronze translucent glass on a clear base.
Getting Control of Your Slump - A look at the different factors that influence the rate at which glass slumps into a mold.
Winter Is Coming - A 10" x 14"" fused panel featuring a golden-leaved tree against a background of fields and mountains.
The Holy Family Nativity - A 22"x20"x8" three-dimensional stained glass nativity scene featuring Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus with a separate panel of church windows.
Holiday Gift Coasters - A set of 4" x 4" fused holiday gift coasters.
Kiln Corner - Taking the Mystery Out of Your Kiln - the steps required for successfully diagnosing problems with kilns.

Glass Patterns Quarterly Summer 2020

# GPQ36-2    $ 5.95


Vol. 36-2  Summer 2020

Beveled Window Planter - A 7.5" x 12" air plant holder. With only five glass pieces and four diamond bevels, the simple design is a quick and easy beginner project.
Hidden Treasures - A 9" stained glass panel featuring found sea life treasures including a nautilus shell slice center piece plus assorted stained glass scraps, glass gems, and nuggets.
When Pigs Fly! - A 5" x 4" free-form, three-dimensional stained glass pig.
Bath Time - A 16" x 20" stained glass panel featuring a bird taking his daily bath surrounded by iris and crocus blooms.
Hook Lighthouse - A 12" circular stained glass panel that features the Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford, Ireland.
Flower, Snail, and Watering Can Garden Stake Trio - A 7" x 77" flower, 8.5" x 5" snail, and a 5" x 5" watering can free-form garden stakes mounted on copper tubing
Island Hut - A 20" x 14" stained glass panel featuring a tropical scene of a mountaintop hut, a peaceful sea, and distant mountains.
Suppertime in the Garden - A delightful 8" x 10.5" featuring a hummingbird hovering over a smorgasbord of his favorite flowers
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section

Sun and Stars - A striking 16" stained glass circular panel depicting the sun’s face amid a field of floating stars and clouds.
Beach Scapes - An 11" x 11" panel featuring layers of beach-inspired colors of scrap glass plus transparent and opal frits, found shells, and glass bits.
What's New
Whimsical Desert - Three free-form fused cactus designs created by combining layers of glass for the bases.
Succulent Flower Bowl - An 8" x 8" fused and slumped bowl featuring a blue and yellow succulent floral design.
Summer Berry Bowl with Saucer Plate - A 10" x 10" x 1" saucer with a 10" x 10" x 2" bowl made from luminescent glass strips.
Cavity Casting - A 6" x 6" x 1" cavity casting made using a mold to create the central design.
Time Capsule Pendant - A set of 1.25" x 1.25" glass pendants with an opening to allow the addition of a keepsake.
Kiln Corner - How to Replace the Lid of a Top-Loading Glass Kiln - the steps required for successfully replacing the lid of a top-loading glass kiln.
Glass Patterns Quarterly Winter 2019

# GPQ35-4    $ 5.95


Vol. 35-4  Winter 2019

3-D Winter Icicles - Three-dimensional hanging icicles created with clear and textured scrap glass.
Scenic Overlook - A 48" x 25" rectangular stained glass landscape featuring a mule deer.
Sweet Heart - A free-form stained glass panel featuring Light Aquamarine Blue heart surrounded by fluttering hummingbirds.
Flying Duck - A 24" x 17.5" stained glass wildlife design featuring a mallard duck in flight.
Glendalough - A circular stained glass landscape panel featuring the monastic ruins at Glendalough in Ireland.
Funky Frannie - A free-form stained glass angel panel featuring a flying angel and her bluebird friend.
Swallowtail - A 17.5" circular stained glass panel featuring a stunning swallowtail butterfly resting on a floral spray.
Prairie Style Snowflake - A 15.75" x 18.125" hexagonal snowflake design created with geometric-shaped cuts of English Muffle, Dew Drop Iridescent, Figure C Textured, and Aerolite glasses.
Orchids - A 6" x 9.25" free-form stained glass panel featuring large orchid blossoms.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section

Buzzy Beehive - An 18" circular stained glass design featuring bees buzzing around their hive.
Cardinal in a Pine Tree - An 8" x 10" free-form fused glass panel featuring a bright red cardinal perched on a pine bough.
What's New
Kiln Corner - Simple Thermocouple Repairs - Understanding how a thermocouple works, the part of a digital kiln that serves as the temperature sensor, is an important part of being a fused glass artist.
Sparkling Snowflake - Geometric-shaped fused glass snowflakes created with Clear and Transparent Blue 96 COE glass.
Sizzle Stix Puzzle Pendant - A quick and easy project for adding small lengths of Rainbow Sizzle Stix in various arrangements to add interest and striking colors to 1 1/2" square glass pendants.
Amaryllis - A 10 5/8" x 24-5/6" fused glass panel featuring several large amaryllis blooms with their stem, leaves, and bulb.
Starfish Reactive Tray - An 8" x 8" fused and slumped tray created from float glass sheet and frits plus a precut float glass starfish shape.
Embossed Glass - A 12" x 12" embossed glass deer head design made from clear and amber 96 COE glass.
Getting It All Together - Tips for Making an Adjustable Tool Organizer - Instructions for making a slotted 14" x 10.754" x 4" organizer from a wooden box and white corrugated plastic sheet.


Glass Patterns Quarterly Spring 2019

# GPQ35-1    $ 5.95


Vol. 35-1  Spring 2019

Remembrance Poppies - A Symbol of Memorial Day - A round stained glass panel featuring a fused poppy design.
Apple Blossom Lamp - A pyramid-shaped lamp shade featuring large apple blossoms.
Teal Baroque Butterfly - An Introduction to Using Adhesive Paper - An ornate, stylized stained glass design created with teal ripple, black ripple, and white wispy glasses.
Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi - A stained glass panel featuring a view of Japan’s Mt. Fuji in the spring.
Spring - A 24" x 42" stained glass panel featuring a landscape with glowing mountains in the background and a running stream surrounded by trees and greenery.
Garden Spider - A 20" round stained glass panel featuring a tribute to the garden spider, a champion for controlling outdoor insects.
Spring Bliss - A graceful stained glass spring panel featuring tulips in purples and pinks.
Audrey Hepburn - A 12" x 17" stained glass panel created in honor of silver screen actress Audrey Hepburn.
How Does Your Garden Grow? - A 6.5" x 8" fused glass panel that explores four different techniques—screen printing with two colors, bending stringers in a flame, die-cutting fiber paper for shallow molds, and hand lettering with a fine tip.
Embellished Garden Lantern - A fused glass project featuring four garden and butterfly panels installed in a purchased metal lantern.
16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
Bluebird Tile - A fused glass panel featuring a bluebird surrounded by colorful blooms created from 96 COE glass for the base plus frit, stringers, and noodles to add design features.
What's New
Let the Glass Grow - A footed fused glass serving bowl that incorporates translucency, fragility, and subtle design effects.
Frit Frond Garden - An 8" x 8" fused glass garden scene featuring a variety of purple blooms resting on a grassy base.
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 Summer 2015

# GPQ31-2    $ 5.95  $ 4.95

Vol. 31-2  Summer 2015

16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What's New

Glass Patterns Quarterly Fall 2013

# GPQ29-3    $ 5.95  $ 3.95

Vol. 29-3  Fall 2013

16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section
What's New