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Still room in Saturday 12/7/19 Glass Snowflake class


By Linda Ehlers - December 2, 2019

SENSATIONAL STAINED GLASS SNOWFLAKE CLASS
$70
  ($65 if 
 you’ve taken this class before!)  Materials and tool rental included
 DECEMBER 7TH Saturday 2-5 PM (3 spots left)



Foil (wrap a sticky 1/4" wide silvered tape around all glass pieces), solder and assemble a stained glass snowflake suncatcher using precut glass, bevels, jewels, and globs.  Over a dozen patterns to choose from that are around 6" in diameter or less.  Students with stained glass experience have an additional 6 patterns to choose from that are up to 8" in diameter.  Tool rental and materials included.  No glass experienced required, but good vision and hand dexterity is.
- These make great holiday gifts!  Make one and you'll be making many more!  

Also don't forget Great Glass Galore's Holiday Gift Sale
- 20 % off fused dishes and jewelry 

- 50% off 4 or more jewelry items 
- $8 Basket jewelry items now $5 (with new items added)
- 10% off finished stained glass in stock including snowflakes!

(Note fused tree dishes and wire wrapped jewelry not include in the sale.
Sale ends December 24th
Call, text or email to set an appointment to stop by.



Great Glass Galore is your full service home based art glass store offering stained glass supplies, art glass supplies, fused glass supplies, stained glass tools, stained glass, stained glass classes, fused glass classes (glass fusion classes, hot glass classes, or glass kiln classes), art glass classes, custom stained glass panels, glass cabinets, glass gifts (fused jewelry, glass jewelry, fused bowls, fused dishes, fused plates, stained glass hangings, stained glass windows, stained glass panels), glass instructions, and stained glass repair.  Business hours by appointment.  Call, text, or click on “Set Appointment” at top of website to set an appointment.  Also, check upper right hand corner of website for closed dates.




  
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2020 January-June Art Glass Classes


By Linda Ehlers - November 18, 2019

        *** 4 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
     $89 Beginner / $69 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)
         (OR Beginner $179 all inclusive fee - class fee ($89), tool rental ($20), + materials & taxes ($70).)
         (Non-beginners can also pay $18 to attend one day if space available.)

JANUARY 2020                                                                                             
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — January 7, 14, 21, 28                          
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – January 8, 15, 22, 29
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — January 9, 16, 23, 20

FEBRUARY 2020
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – February 4 ,11, 18, 25
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – February 5, 12, 19, 26


Beginner Project Example

           
*** 5 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
 $99 beginner/ $85 non-beginner ($189 beginner all inclusive fee)

MARCH/APRIL 2020 – 5 weeks
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7             
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – March 11, 18 ,25, April 1, 8

APRIL/MAY 2020 – 5 weeks
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12                 
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 16, 23, 30, May 7,14

MAY/JUNE 2020 – 5 weeks (No classes the week of June 1-5)
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — May 19, 26, June 9, 16, 23                 
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – May 20, 27, June 10, 17, 24

*** Glass Fusing One Day Classes ***
  $60 Beginner / $50 Non-Beginner (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)
       JANUARY 11TH   2020  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM
       FEBRUARY 22ND 2020  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM                 
       APRIL 4TH   2020 Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM
         MAY 16TH   2020  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM


Valentine's Day Fusing Examples


  *** Project In A Day ***

    Wire Wrapping a Glass Cabachon:   
         February 8th  Saturday 2-5 PM - $70 (Includes materials.)


Wire Wrapping Examples



- Class fee is due within 1 week of registrationCall to pay by credit card or mail a check.
- Class fee is only refundable if you cancel 48 hours ahead of the first class.
- Missed Classes  must be made up within 30 days of the last class of the session.
- Cancelled classes (due to weather or instructor illness) must be made up on the day class is rescheduled by the instructor or within 30 days of the last class of the session.
- Tools and Materials are not included in the class fee unless specified.
*     *      *
CLASS NOTES:  Great Glass Galore is a home based business.  Due to that…
  • Parking: Students will park and meet 15 minutes before class at the Rock Creek Pool and Tennis courts (1650 S. Indiana St.) on the southeast corner of Rock Creek Parkway and Indiana Street.  From there, you can walk 5 minutes to my house, or the instructor will drive you over in her car (a red Ford Explorer).
  • Cats:  I have cats.  So if you are allergic to cats, don’t sign up for class or take precautions.
  • Stairs:  Classes are in my garden level basement.  You must be able to go up and down stairs.


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

GLASS FUSING
All students:  Make one or more bowls, plates, tiles, clocks, coasters, jewelry and more. The projects are shaped to ceramic or stainless steel molds and Great Glass Galore has over 60 molds available for student use.  The firing fees for all your projects are included in the class fee, but expect to spend $30-$80 on materials. Glass cutting skills are recommended, but not required. Ask about scheduling an optional 1.25 hour glass cutting workshop (cost $20).   System 96 glass is used during the class.  If you decide to make more projects outside of class and don’t have a kiln, you can pay Great Glass Galore to fire them.
Beginners: 
Learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them.  You will also learn a basic firing schedule for a small project, and about the changing properties of glass as it heats and cools.  You will have time to make one large project (up to a 12x12” square or 12” round plate) and several smaller projects.  The 5 week class will also covering using patina to change the color of the solder.
Non-Beginners:  Just work on projects at your own pace, or learn more details about firing schedules, setting up your own kiln, kiln wash, molds, fiber papers, or other fusing techniques.


STAINED GLASS
Beginners:  :  Make one of over 3 dozens patterns  11x14" that is 15 pieces or less, learning the steps of the copper foil method (cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering, and framing). Try Great Glass Galore tools the 1st week, then purchase or rent tools by the 2nd week.  Also learn how to patina solder in the 5 week class.

Non-Beginners:  Work on whatever you want at your own pace (lamps, boxes, clocks, large windows, fusing, mosaics, stepping stones, or another stained glass panel).  Get added help and tips to advance your stained glass skills and knowledge.  You can also learn the lead came method of stained glass.

WIRE WRAPPING A GLASS CABACHON
Learn how to wrap a glass cabachon in soft sterling silver wire to creat a beautiful pendant.  Materials (glass, cabachon & silver wire) included in the class fee.  You will need to bring or purchase the folloing tools:  flat nose plier, round nose plier, thin needle nose plier, diagonal flush wire cutter, hemostat, dental pick, 3.22mm (or 3.25mm) crochet hook.  You can purchase some or all of the tools through Great Glass Galore for around $53.  (Note:  Tools prices may change.)  Please request tools at least 8 days ahead of class.





Great Glass Galore is your full service home based art glass store offering stained glass supplies, art glass supplies, fused glass supplies, stained glass tools, stained glass, stained glass classes, fused glass classes (glass fusion classes, hot glass classes, or glass kiln classes), art glass classes, custom stained glass panels, glass cabinets, glass gifts (fused jewelry, glass jewelry, fused bowls, fused dishes, fused plates, stained glass hangings, stained glass windows, stained glass panels), glass instructions, and stained glass repair.  Business hours by appointment.  Call, text, or click on “Set Appointment” at top of website to set an appointment.  Also, check upper right hand corner of website for closed dates.  Closed March 1st-8th.

 
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Holiday Glass Gift Sale 2019!


By Linda Ehlers - November 7, 2019

GREAT GLASS GALORE
HOLIDAY GIFT SALE!
 ***---*---*--- ***
 

10% OFF STAINED GLASS SNOWFLAKES &
  FINISHED STAINED GLASS PANELS!


20% OFF FUSED GLASS DISHES!!

       
                    
soap & candy dish sets

20% OFF FUSED JEWELRY!!
           

50% OFF 4 OR MORE FUSED JEWELRY ITEMS!!!
                


$5 DISCOUNT BASKET JEWELRY (regularly $8)!!!!
           


(Note:  Fused tree dishes and wire wrapped jewelry not included in sale.)
     

Sale ends December 24th 2019.  Please call, text, or click on "Set appointment" at the top of the website to make an appointment to stop by.

Great Glass Galore is your full service home based art glass store offering stained glass supplies, art glass supplies, fused glass supplies, stained glass tools, stained glass, stained glass classes, fused glass classes (glass fusion classes, hot glass classes, or glass kiln classes), art glass classes, custom stained glass panels, glass cabinets, glass gifts (fused jewelry, glass jewelry, fused bowls, fused dishes, fused plates, stained glass hangings, stained glass windows, stained glass panels), glass instructions, and stained glass repair.  Business hours by appointment.  Check upper right hand corner of website for closed dates.


 
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October-December 2019 Stained Glass Classes


By Linda Ehlers - October 10, 2019

        *** 4 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
     $85 Beginner / $65 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)
         (OR Beginner $175 all inclusive fee - includes class fee ($85) + tool rental ($20) + materials & taxes ($70).)
         (Non-beginners can also pay $18 to attend one day if space available.)


  11x14" Beginner Project
                Example

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2019                                                           

Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — October 22, 29, November 5, 12 
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – October 23, 30, November 6, 13 (This class is full.)
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – October 24, 31, November 7, 14
Saturday-2 full days  9AM-4PM — October 19, 26 $120 (Sign up through  Boulder Valley School District’s
                                           Life Long Learning program - www.bvsd.org/LLL or call 720-561-5968)

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2019
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — November 19, December 3, 10, 17
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – November 20, December 4, 11, 18

STAINED GLASS CLASS DESCRIPTION
Beginners:  Make one of over 3 dozens patterns of 15 pieces or less, learning the steps of the copper foil method (cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering, and framing). Try Great Glass Galore tools the 1st week, then purchase or rent tools by the 2nd week.
Non-Beginners:  Work on whatever you want at your own pace (lamps, boxes, clocks, large windows, fusing, mosaics, stepping stones, or another stained glass panel).  Get added help and tips to advance your stained glass skills and knowledge.  You can also learn the lead came method of stained glass.



Great Glass Galore is your full service home based art glass store offering stained glass supplies, art glass supplies, fused glass supplies, stained glass tools, stained glass, stained glass classes, fused glass classes (glass fusion classes, hot glass classes, or glass kiln classes), art glass classes, custom stained glass panels, glass cabinets, glass gifts (fused jewelry, glass jewelry, fused bowls, fused dishes, fused plates, stained glass hangings, stained glass windows, stained glass panels), glass instructions, and stained glass repair.  Business hours by appointment.  Check upper right hand corner of website for closed dates.

 
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Glass Fusing & Project In A Day Sep-Dec 2019


By Linda Ehlers - September 22, 2019

*** Glass Fusing Classes/Kiln/Hot Glass Classes ***
  $60 Beginner / $50 Non-Beginner (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)
* This Saturday SEPTEMBER 28TH  2019   2-5 PM
NOVEMBER 9TH  2019  Saturday 2-5 PM (This class is full.)

  *** Project In A Day Classes***
***SENSATIONAL SNOWFLAKES***  
   $70
  (Includes tool rental AND materials.)

   Take $5 off if you’ve taken this class before!
       OCTOBER 5TH Saturday 2-5 PM (One spot left.)
      NOVEMBER 2ND  Saturday 2-5 PM
      DECEMBER 7TH Saturday 2-5 PM


***FUSED ORNAMENTS & TREE DISHES***
   $25 or $12.50 children ages 7-18

   (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.) 
   (Children 7-10 must be accompanied by an adult)
     NOVEMBER 17TH     Sunday 3-5 PM                                       



. Great Glass Galore is your full service home based art glass store offering stained glass supplies, art glass supplies, fused glass supplies, stained glass tools, stained glass, stained glass classes, fused glass classes (glass fusion classes, hot glass classes, or glass kiln classes), art glass classes, custom stained glass panels, glass cabinets, glass gifts (fused jewelry, glass jewelry, fused bowls, fused dishes, fused plates, stained glass hangings, stained glass windows, stained glass panels), glass instructions, and stained glass repair. 
Business hours by appointment.  Check upper right hand corner of website for closed dates.

 
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