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Beginner Stained Glass Video Class


By Linda Ehlers - September 9, 2020

7 Part Beginner Stained Glass Class Videos
$70 for one month access,
$85 for two months, or $95 for three months
($50/$60/$65 for students that have taken Great Glass Galores’s beginner stained glass class)
Note:  These videos are brand new and just completed this summer.  These are more descriptive and complete than previous videos shown in the in person beginner stained glass class.

VIDEOS
Learn how to do stained glass at home by following along with the Great Glass Galore beginner stained glass 7 part instructional videos. Owner/Instructor, Linda Ehlers, guides you through the process of making an 11x14” fifteen piece stained glass copper foil project (sun/lake/grass/mountains/tree scene).  These videos cover pattern making, jig making, cutting, grinding, fitting, foiling, soldering, metal framing, adding hooks, applying patina, and cleaning. 
YouTube: The 7 part (11 videos-227 minutes) series is available on YouTube.  You'll need to use your email to create a YouTube account.  To keep the videos secure,  they are private and you'll receive one email for each video in the series except the intro (10 emails).  Part 1 - Intro is public, and you can see that by going directly to the Great Glass Galore YouTube channel.
- Memoery Stick: The 11 videos are also available on an encrypted memory stick that you can pick up or have mailed to your house.   There is a $10 memory stick deposit fee that is refunded when the memory stick is returned.  Postage is also added on if mailed.


HELP
For help, call or text Linda with questions for free, call on the “Duo” App at a cost of $24/hour, or schedule private lesson time at $36 for one person or $48 for two.

TOOLS
:  $315-$450 (plus Tax)

You will need to have your own tools/home studio set up to do this project at home.  A list of required tools and their cost is provided.   You can buy these through Great Glass Galore or obtain them on your own.  10% discount for items 1-10 if all 10 items purchased at Great Glass Galore through December 31st, 2020.



MATERIALS:  $75 (Includes Tax)
You can pay one materials fee  (or obtain your own supplies), which covers all the materials for the 11x14” mountain/sun scene shown in the videos.  This includes glass, copper foil, solder, flux, framing, hooks, chain, and glass polish. (Note:  Windex, 91% Alcohol, and patina not provided.)  A list of materials needed is also provided with the tools list.  You can stop in the shop and pick out glass for your project or have Linda pick it out for you.

*  The tools, materials, and supply list for this class can be downloaded on the Stained Glass Classes page of  the Great Glass Galore website.
(Click on "Classes" to get a pull down menu, then click on "Stained Glass Classes" in the pull down menu, then click on "here" below the "Tools" section.)



       Beginner Video Class Pattern


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PRIVATE LESSONS:
Are now available.  $36/hour for one person or $48/hour for two people.

STORE HOURS:
Open by appointment only.  Only 2 people from the same party allowed in the supply room at a time.  Masks required.  Please hand sanitize before or upon coming into the shop.  Thanks.

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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 on your computer for closed dates.





 
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Great Glass Galore will be closed August 8th-16th and August 27th-31st


August 5, 2020

GREAT GLASS GALORE closed August 8th-16th and the 27th-31st

FALL GLASS CLASSES UPDATE

As COVID -19 is still not under control and very contagious (especially in groups), I will not be teaching in-person classes in September and will decide on a month by month basis when to start these back up.  Instead I have started a YouTube channel called "Great Glass Galore" and am in the process of downloading instructional videos.  These videos will be available after Labor Day 2020.  Most likely there will be a fee to access the videos and a separate fee for "Zoom" time instruction with me.  Watch for emails on access to the videos and "Zoom" instruction time.

BEGINNER STAINED GLASS CLASS

I have updated my beginner stained glass class videos to show every step of making an 11x14" project of fifteen pieces.  This detailed 7 part series covers working with a pattern, jig making, cutting, foiling, solder, framing, patinaing and cleaning.  Students can watch the videos and work on the projects themselves, or  join Zoom meetings once a week with me to get help.  This means students will need to have all the tools and materials to work from home.  I provide a list of tools and materials needed to complete the project.  Students can purchase both from me or independently.  

                  

Beginner Pattern - Beginner Project Example

NON-BEGINNER STAINED GLASS CLASS

Non-beginners can sign up for "Zoom" time and ask for a help during that time, or request ahead of time what they would like to see during that "Zoom" time, and they instructor will make up an example to demonstrate during the "Zoom" time.

BEGINNER FUSING CLASS

I know this class is more fun under a studio setting, where the student has access to all my glass decorations, but that will have to wait until COVID is under control.  Meanwhile, beginners can watch the beginner fusing video on YouTube. Then come in and select glass and decorations for a project, or they can tell me what size and color project they would like to do, and I will supply the glass and some decorations for a set fee based on the size of the project (7" candy dish,  8-12" square slumper or 6x13" platter).  The student takes the materials home, glues up the project, and brings it back to me for firing.


PRIVATE LESSONS

Private lessons will be available after Labor Day for 1 person or 2 people from the same household.  Students will be confined to the first table and straight edge cutting table as you walk into my studio.  Cost is $36/hour for 1 person or $48 for 2.  All students must wear a mask and hand sanitize before coming in.  Instructor will also be wearing a mask.

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Wear a Mask
Linda Ehlers,
Owner / Artist / Teacher of Great Glass Galore

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 on your computer for closed dates.

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New 96 Fusing Valcox Frit blends and purple fusing glass


By Linda Ehlers - June 23, 2020

SYSTEM 96 VALCOX FRIT BLENDS


Ocean Deep (left) - $5/oz
Blue Lotis (right) - $5/oz




Blackberry (left) - $6/oz
Oleander (right)- $6/oz

COVID-19 UPDATE:
Customers can now shop in my main floor glass room OR in the fusing supply section of my basement.  Customers must wear a mask and hand santize (or wash hand in my main floor bathroom) when arriving. Only one customer or 2 from the same family allowed in at a time.  Let me know if you will be shopping for fusing supplies and I will sanitize my hand rail before your arrival.   By appointment only.  Call, text, or click on the "Set Appointment" button on my website to stop by.

Classes suspended indefinitely.  Look for video learning from my website come September.

SUMMER 2020 CLOSED DATES:
July 2-6
July 11-18
August 8-16


Cheese & Cracker Plate Set - $60
9.75 x 9.75" and 5.75 x 5.75"
Glass:  OGT 347.1F Pale Purple White
            OGT 240.74F Lilac Opal

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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 on your computer for closed dates.

 
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10% off sale on tools ends Sunday May 31st 2020


By Linda Ehlers - May 26, 2020

Time To Set up Your Workshop
10% Off Tools Below 
Through May 31st, 2020 !



   Brian's Straight Edge Cutter - $145 Sale $130.50 (3 left in stock)
   Glastar Superstar II Grinder - $179 Sale $161.10
   Glastar Eye Shield Support - $18 Sale $16.20
   Glastar Mini Grinding Table - $19 Sale $17.10
   Hakko FX-601 Soldering Iron - $82 Sale $73.80
   Choice Soldering Iron - $25 Sale $22.50
   Choice Rheostat - $25 Sale $22.50
   Choice Iron Stand - $17 Sale $15.30
   Choice Running Pliers - $10 Sale $9
   Choice Grozing Pliers - $9 Sale $8.10
   Fanout Breaking and Grozing Pliers - $27 Sale $24.30
   Bench Brush - $8 Sale $7.20
   Glass Cutters  $26-$45 Sale $23.40-$40.50


Other Tools That Are Nice To Have
   Nick's Grinders Mate - $20 Sale $18
   Grinder Cookie - $12.50 Sale $11.25
   Foil Dispenser - $19 Sale $17.10
   Table Foiler - $65 Sale $58.50
   Weller Smoke Absorber - $89 Sale $80.01

Please call, email, text, or click on the "Set Appointment" button on the Great Glass Galore website.  Summer hiking season is in full swing, so I am not available on Thursdsays till after 4, or most weekends.  I plan to be home this weekend May 30th and 31st.  The store will be closed July 11th-18th.  Please wear a mask and hand sanitize when coming into my home store.  Thanks.

(NOTE:  I am looking for a pet sitter that can test blood glucose and give insulin shots that will come to my house in Superior.  If you know anyone, please let me know.)

 


My Spring Projects.  

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 on your computer for closed dates.
 
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New Fusing Glass in Stock and New Mold Shapes


By Linda Ehlers - May 11, 2020

New Fusing Glass In Stock

Left to Right:
Fuser's Reserve 28 Opal White with Blue Aventurine
Blue Aventurine
Green Aventurine
Fuser's Reserve 6 - Celadon and Opal


New Shapes You Can Fire 
At Great Glass Galore


New 7 3/8" round slumper.



9" square rippled Bowl


15.5" Round Platter (also cut as 14" platter in 
main photo with the 2 platters using
Fuser's Reserve6 - Celadon and Opal.)



15" Deep Bowl (fires to 13" diameter by 3" deep)

Main Floor Glass Room Now Open
-My main floor glass room is now open for customers to purchase supplies and pick out glass.  Please wear a mask when you enter my house.  
-Note you can still pick up your order from the front porch if you choose not to socialize.


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 on your computer for closed dates.

 
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