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Descriptions of classes offered at the shop

If you see a class that you would like scheduled, call Paula and get a list started for a future class! 764.421.4868

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Abbreviated Beginning Lead Panel Class - no experience necessary

This class will be offered to people that have done mainly copper foil, are comfortable with their cutting skills and want to learn or freshen up their leading technique. Students will make a lead Panel no larger than 12" x 18". 15 pieces. A majority of the work will be completed at home. Bring all supplies and include a wood board 24" x 24" with a 90° angle on 2 sides to build window (available at the shop).




Advanced Stained Glass Panel Class - prerequisite lead panel

In this advanced class your questions will be answered beginning to end. Students will design and complete a 50 piece panel. Learn about using copper foil and lead in the same window. Re-bar will also be used to strengthen your window panel. You bring all tools.




Beginning Lead Panel Class - no experience necessary

This introductory class will cover the basics of glass cutting, pattern making, and window construction, soldering and finishing your 15 piece, 12"x18" panel using your own design. Tools which are not included in tuition will cost between $165.00 and $195.00. This class is great for learning the fundamentals of stained glass. Tool list will be handed out in class.










Beginning Copper Foil Class - no experience necessary

Learn all about copper foil in this class. When to use it verses lead. Patterns will be available for free hanging pieces, engraved bevels are available for purchase and embellishment, also round simple designs. Glass cutting, grinding, simple pattern making, soldering and finishing your window is included. We will discuss and students may purchase their choice of tools needed each night of class. Average cost of tools for Copper Foil Class range between $125 - $200.

























Bevel Box Class - copper foil experience necessary

What a great class, it has been a great success! Instructor will show you how to make a quick, beautiful beveled box that makes the best of gifts. Bring all soldering and copper foil supplies. Supplies available at shop.









Bevel Hanger Class - soldering experience necessary

Studends will choose and purchase from the wide assortment of suitable glass pieces for their hanger. Average cost $12-$15. Bring all soldering equipment, 60/40 solder and chemicals. All supplies available at the shop. Swivel top included in class registration.












Beveled Angel Class - copper foil experience necessary

Students will learn how to copper foil a beveled angel, decorative soldering, add twisted wire and embellishment.Supplies kit includes beveled angel, jewel for angels head, 2 feet of twisted wire, 1 brass fillagree and jump ring for hanging. Students should bring all soldering equipment, chemicals, solder 60-40 and copper foil 3/16" or 7/32" black backed.











Copper to Glass Class - no experience necessary

Students will learn the technique of copper to glass, 6 patterns to choose from.  Supplies needed include: exacto knife and extra blades, burnisher, roller type Bic pen, kokomo glass tail, sheet of black backed copper foil, paste flux, solder (50/50 or 60/40) soldering iron, neutralizer, copper and black patina, tinned or copper wire, PATIENCE and a bath towel. All supplies are required and available for purchase at the shop. Framing options will be discussed on the last night of class.










Floating Planet Class - no experience necessary

For everyone in this class you will make a very unique abstract design - suitable for the outdoors. Tools available for use, All supplies included.








Flurry of Leaves Class - copper foil experience helpful

Students will make a unique and whimsical free hanging art piece that can hang in a window, the ceiling, over a mirror, even from a tree! Basic glass cutting, copper foil and soldering experience needed. All class supplies included. Students must bring their soldering irons, solder and chemicals to both classes.














Four Season's Fused Trees Class - no experience necessary

Students will use 96 fusible supplies. 4 - 4" x 6" pieces of clear 96 glass will be cut and ready for each student to design their own version of our 4 season's. All supplies and fusing are included in the class fee. Trees will be fused and ready to pick up within two weeks. Ideas will be given at the end of class for displaying at home.







Framed Miniature Picture Pin Class - no experience necessary

Learn the steps to making a keepsake pin, while preserving a special picture. May bring one from home, a baby, child, mother it's your choice. Pictures available from the shop's Miniature Book also. All supplies included. Bring Soldering iron and stand.











Fused Key Holder Class

Students will design and build they're own glass panel using Spectrum 96 glass. Panel will be fused at the shop and ready to be picked up within 2 weeks time~ hopefully sooner, Paula will call. Glass will be inserted in their metal framework at time of pick up. All supplies, framework and fusing are included. Bring mosaic cutter, cutting and breakers tools if you have them.











Fused Tree Class - no experience necessary

Students will form a tree of your choice with nipped and cut glass pieces. Paula will fuse the glass and students will build their tree on the mirror they bring to class or may purchase their mirrors at the shop. Mirror size without frame is 9"x12". Mirrors purchased for this class will have a 1/2" zinc frame, rings and wire for hanging and be fully constructed. Mirrors constructed here will cost $28 tax included. When registering for class, please let us know if you'd like to order a zinc framed mirror.











Kaleidoscope Class - copper foil experience necessary

Students will purchase a kit and build a kaleidoscope from beginning to end in one evening. Your instructor will walk you through step by step. 3 pieces of glass needed, available at the shop. Students should bring all soldering equipment, solder and chemicals.












Luck O' The Irish Window Hanger Class - stained glass experience necessary

Even if you're not lucky enough to be Irish ~ we all know someone who is! In this new original Irish design class, Paula will fuse an aventurine shamrock on to a 4x7 clear 96 glass diamond for each student. You'll have 3 hrs to frame your diamond in the colored glass of your choice using two sizes of lead. Students will construct an original Irish hanger, jump rings and chain. Make it and take it home. Bring all soldering equipment, chemicals and 60/40 solder. Project supplies included.











Large Fused Flower Garden Window Class - no experience necessary

Students will start with a larger window, size around 24"x 24"or 30". If you would like decorative glass, please remove old glass and prepare window sections for new glass. Students should stop by the shop prior to class to select new glass.















Mesh Mosiac Stepping Stone Class - no experience necessary

Students will make a 12" stepping stone using a new technique with mesh. Mesh allows you to work on your design when you have time. Move your pieces until you get them right, allows for more intricate designs and vertical mosaic work. Perfect for outdoor items. All supplies included with class registration. Please bring mosaic nipper and cutting tools.











Mosaic Bird House Class - no experience necessary

You will have a sealed wood bird house to start working on. There will be a wide assortment of cool glass, Lake Superior stones, drift wood and beautiful one of a kind embellishments to choose from. What kind of a house would you like, if you were a bird?











Mosaic Gazing Ball OR Stepping Stone Class - no experience necessary

Make a unique stepping stone to display in your garden or walkway. May be left out year around. Instructor will offer tried and true templates for your use if you'd like to use them. All materials included.










Mosaic Garden Stone Class - no experience necessary

Students will learn how to prepare and build a mosaic garden stone. Create your own masterpiece using a wide variety of items supplied by the shop. Supplies available at store to buy or rent.











Mosaic Glass on Glass Class - no experience necessary

This is a GREAT class to take! Students will learn how to prepare and build stained glass on stained glass without using lead or copper foil. Create your own masterpiece using a wide variety of items supplied by the shop. All materials included, except mosaic nipper. Available at store to buy or rent.










Mosaic Mirror Class - no experience necessary

Students will design a mirror using a wooden base. You'll learn , what to use, how to build it and how to finish it. Shop offers stained glass, nuggets, shells, granite, stones etc. Make this project truly your work of art! All supplies included. Have something you'd like to use? Bring it along!












Mother/ Daughter/Friend Fused Jewelry Class - no experience necessary

Students will have their choice of two pieces of jewelry. Necklace/ earrings/ bracelet. Jewelry will be fused at the shop and ready to be picked up the following Saturday. Bales and metal will be included in cost and applied before pick up.












Round Wire Wrapping Class - no experience necessary

This round wire wrapping class will teach you how to construct a simple but decorative pendant using base metal wire and a cabachon (a stone with a rounded face and a flat back). Using only a few hand tools, you will learn how to properly twist two wires to form the base of a standard round wire setting and securely encase the stone into a pendant. This technique is done without soldering the wires or using any glue.










Small Copper Foil Panel Lamp Class - copper foil experience necessary

Students will learn the steps while building a panel lamp shade. Supplies needed include: glass, lamp base, lamp hardware (this will be discussed in the class and all parts will be ordered). One additional item that is helpful is the Morton system layout blocks and push pins ~ available at the shop. Students should bring all tools, and supplies for copper foil. Soldering irons, solder and soldering chemicals are needed on the last night of class.














Small Fused Flower Garden Window Class - no experience necessary

Students will enjoy their morning nipping and designing a small fused garden window, average size window frame 12"x 9". Students will choose from an assortment of clear textured glass to replace their clear glass if they wish. The first day will be used to build the garden. Projects will be fused, ready to go by the next class. Second class meeting to finish the project. Please bring mosaic nippers if you have them. Students may purchase nippers or use the shop nipper for $5 the 1st class. All supplies and fusing are included in class price.





Stone to Glass Class - no experience necessary

Student will choose which beautiful agate they want to use in class. Instructor will have agates ground, and tinned, ready to go. You can purchase scrap glass or bring glass from home if you'd like. Supplies needed include cutter, grozer, 7/32 or 1/4 inch blacked back copper foil, fid, 50/50 or 60/40 solder, flux, soldering iron, jump ring, chain and neutralizer. Copper or black patina and wax optional.






Three Dimensional Star Class - soldering experience needed

Glass cut and foiled 1st night, built, soldered and finished 2nd night, bring appropriate tools. Students will choose and cut glass following the pattern supplied by the shop. Next you'll copper foil your pieces and learn how to construct and solder a three dimensional star that will spin when hung. They're beautiful! Students will also receive two larger star patterns that can be made at home. Supplies needed and bring tools.










Three Fused Christmas Ornament Class - no experience necessary

You will cut out your ornament shapes and decorate them with Spectrum glass used for bird ornaments, 96 glass, frit, stringers etc. Ornaments will be fused at the shop and be picked up the following week. A real Christmas keepsake. Enjoy a glass of Christmas cheer! Supplies included. Glass cutter or mosaic nipper needed.








Vintage Art Plate Class - lead experience necessary

Create a beautiful piece of art using a vintage plate. Students will learn Paula’s technique for building a unique art plate. Learn how to make a pattern, which lead to use, how to space glass pieces and embellishment. You may bring a plate from home or purchase one at the shop. Stained glass will be used on the plates, nuggets are optional.







Year to Year Christmas Light Class - no experience necessary

Students will build their Christmas Light on a glass block with a hole for white lights. The 1st night we'll use Spectrum holly berry glass and the (glass on glass) mosaic technique on one side of the block. Students will cut out poinsettia flowers that will be fused during the week. 2nd class night, we'll grout our glass block and adhere the poinsettia flowers and extra leaves. All supplies included. Please bring glass cutters and mosaic nippers if you have them.