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Inventory reduction sale Fall 2022


By Linda Ehlers - September 28, 2022

Inventory reduction sale Fall 2022
The following items are sale prices on in stock items. 
Once they are gone, the sale is over...so get em while they're HOT!
Please set an appointment to browse.




Free Books

Free 4x6 Oval Engraved Bevels

75% OFF Bevel Clusters

50% OFF Stock Bevels

Select Squares, rectangles, triangles, circles, diamonds, hearts
(Rectangles available in 1", 1.5", and 2" widths)
Free odds and ends



50% OFF Precut Glass Shapes for Snowflake Hangings
Squares, diamonds, rectangles


50% OFF Lead Came
(Lead came sold in 6' strips.  I am no longer restocking lead came.)
These are the sizes I have left:
5/64" u-round lead - Sale price $.35/foot
7/32" u-flat lead- Sale price $.50/foot
1/8" H-round lead - Sale Price $.25/foot

25% OFF Lamp Bases

$4-$35 Select Fused Dishes
25% OFF All Other Fused Dishes

$8 All Fused Pendants
$8 All Fused Earrings
$12 All Fused Pendants & Earring Sets
$30 Wire Wrapped Fused Pendants


Business hours by appointment. 
Call / text 303-641-3575, or click on “Set Appointment” at top of website to set an appointment. 
Also, check main page on website for closed dates.


Great Glass Galore accepts Visa, MC, Discover, Cash, Check, and Venmo payments.
(Note: 2% surcharge on credit card purchases.  Surcharge waved on class fees. No surcharge on debit cards, cash, check or Venmo payments.)

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, 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.  GGG is no longer doing custom stained glass.

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FALL 2022 Glass Fusing Classes


By Linda Ehlers - August 18, 2022

FALL 2022 Glass Fusing Classes
*** 1 Day Fusing Glass Classes ***
BEGINNER FUSING GLASS CLASS - $90 (Firing fees included.  Materials not included.)
  50% of class fee ($45) due within one week of registration

     Saturday September 24th:  2-5PM
     Saturday November 12th:  2-5PM
NON-BEGINNER FRIDAY FUSING GLASS CLASS - $45 (Firing fees & materials not included.)
  Class fee due day of class

     Friday September 23rd:  2-4:30PM
     Friday November 11th: 2-4:30PM
     Friday December 16th: 2-4:30PM


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
BEGINNER FUSED GLASS
Learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them.  Learn how to use a straight edge cutter to cut the glass and some basic hand cutting techniques.  Students will make one large square or rectangular project (7x7” candy dish, 8x8”/10x10”/12x12” shallow square slumper plate, 6x13”/7x14” rectangular platter, 9x9” rippled bowl, 9x9” wavy bowl, or 9.5x9.5” wavy plate).  Left over glass can be used to make a 3” jewelry dish, 3.5” ginger plate, 4” coaster, or 4.5” slumper.  Expect to spend $15-$40 on materials. Third layer glass adornments are included. Sheet glass not included. Firing fees and tool rental included in the class fee. 
NON-BEGINNER FRIDAY FUSING GLASS
Make one or more bowls, plates, tiles, clocks, coasters, jewelry and more.  The student assembles the projects and the teacher fires them.  The projects are shaped to ceramic or stainless steel molds and Great Glass Galore has over 60 molds available for student use.  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.   The amount you spend on materials and firing fees depends upon how many projects you make.  Glass cutting skills are recommended, but not required.

CLASS RULES: 
COVID: All students in group classes MUST BE vaccinated and masks required in group classes.
Class fee:  50% of class fee is due within one week of registration.  Remainder due first day of session.
50% Class fee deposit is only refundable if you cancel 72 HOURS ahead of the first class.
.  No makeups for missed classes.
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.
Students required to bring own safety glasses:  Great Glass Galore has new safety glass for $5 each.
Students required to wear closed toed shoes:  No sandals or flip flops.  Sorry I don’t sell shoes.
2 hour class plus 15 minutes for cleanupClasses are scheduled for 2 hours of class time and 15 minutes for cleanup.  If you are still working on you project 5 minutes into the cleanup time, you will be charged $5 extra for every addition 15 minutes over the 2 hour class time.  Note:  This does not apply to beginners.
Any tools/supplies/glass stored at GGG:  by students will be dispose of after a year of no use.
If you are pregnant or breast feeding:  Do not take any of the stained glass classes.
Health Concerns:  If you have health issues with hand eye coordination, hand/wrist strength, brain injuries
  or vision problems, please call and talk to the instructor before signing up for class.
 .  Instructor is very allergic to fragrances.  Please do not wear any perfumes, colognes, aftershaves, essential oils, or other strong fragrances to class.
*     *      *
CLASS NOTES:  Great Glass Galore is a home based business.  Due to that…
Parking: Please park on street in front of my yard (from mailboxes below my driveway to lamp post above my driveway), or in my driveway.   Please do not park on the other side of the street.  Please leave middle bay of my drive way clear unless all other parking options are taken.  Any students signed up with another friend or family member will need to drive together and park 1 car at my house.
Class Size:  Is limited to 5-7 students.
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.
In-Class Supplies:  Each student gets their own grinder, grinder cookie, and Nick’s Grinder’s Mate.  Each student (or pair coming together) gets their own workbench, Windex, Paper Towels, Alcohol, Cotton balls, ruler, and silver sharpie.  Any used supplies must be cleaned by student using disinfectant wipes at the end of class.  Students will share straight edge cutters and may not be 6 feet apart at all times.
Appointment to look at glass/supplies:  Students can make an appointment to come 30 minutes before class to look at glass.  Only one spot available per class.  Students can also schedule an appointment to shop a day or time outside of class time, just not the hour after class.
*     *      *
Business hours by appointment. 
Call / text 303-641-3575, or click on “Set Appointment” at top of website to set an appointment. 
Also, check main page on website for closed dates. (Closed August 20-27 and September 15-22, 2022.)

Great Glass Galore accepts Visa, MC, Discover, Cash, Check, and Venmo payments.
(Note: 2% surcharge on credit card purchases.  Surcharge waved for class fees.  No surcharge on debit cards, cash, check or Venmo payments.)

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, 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.  GGG is no longer doing custom stained glass.




 
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FALL 2022 Stained Glass Class Schedule


By Linda Ehlers - August 17, 2022

FALL 2022 Stained Glass Class Schedule
STAINED GLASS CLASSES FALL 2022
        50% of class fee due within one week of registration
                      

*** BEGINNER STAINED GLASS SESSIONS ***
4 weeks or 2 day class fee $170

+$80 materials fee ($73.77 + $6.23 tax) or bring your own.
+$25 tool rental fee, bring your own, or purchase ($128-$203 + tax).
(So all inclusive fee is $170 + $80 + $25 = $275.)
                       
NOTE:  Last class of the 4 week beginner sessions runs 6:30-9:30PM
Session 1B:  Monday Evening 6:30-8:45PM —
                        September 26, October 3, 10, 17                                                   
Session 2B:  Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — Cancelled
                          October 27, November 3, 10, 17                                       
Session 3B:  Monday Evening 6:30-8:45PM —                                                  
                        November 28, December 5, 12, 19   
Session 4B:  Saturday all day 9AM-4PM —   Added                                               
                        January 21, 28


             Beginner Project



*** NON-BEGINNER STAINED GLASS SESSIONS ***
4 weeks class fee $130

(Tools and materials purchased separately or bring your own.)
Session 4:  Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM —
                        October 4, 11, 18, 25
Session 5:  Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM  –
                        October 5, 12, 19, 26
Session 6:  Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM —              
                        November 8, 15, 29, December 6 (no class Nov. 22)
Session 7:  Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM
                        November 9, 16, 30, December 7 (no class Nov. 23)

        Non-Beginner Project

CLASS RULES: 
COVID: All students in group classes MUST BE vaccinated and masks required in group classes.
Class fee:  50% of class fee is due within one week of registration.  Remainder due first day of session.
50% Class fee deposit is only refundable if you cancel 72 HOURS ahead of the first class.
.  No makeups for missed classes.
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.
Students required to bring own safety glasses:  Great Glass Galore has new safety glass for $5 each.
Students required to wear closed toed shoes:  No sandals or flip flops.  Sorry I don’t sell shoes.
2 hour class plus 15 minutes for cleanupClasses are scheduled for 2 hours of class time and 15 minutes for cleanup.  If you are still working on you project 5 minutes into the cleanup time, you will be charged $5 extra for every addition 15 minutes over the 2 hour class time.  Note:  This does not apply to beginners.
Any tools/supplies/glass stored at GGG:  by students will be dispose of after a year of no use.
If you are pregnant or breast feeding:  Do not take any of the stained glass classes.
Health Concerns:  If you have health issues with hand eye coordination, hand/wrist strength, brain injuries
  or vision problems, please call and talk to the instructor before signing up for class.
 .  Instructor is very allergic to fragrances.  Please do not wear any perfumes, colognes, aftershaves, essential oils, or other strong fragrances to class.
*     *      *
CLASS NOTES:  Great Glass Galore is a home based business.  Due to that…
Parking:  Please park on street in front of my yard (from mailboxes below my driveway to lamp post above my driveway), or in my driveway.   Please do not park on the other side of the street or in front of neighbor's yards.  Any students signed up together with a friend or family member will need to drive together and park 1 car at my house.
Class Size:  Is limited to 5-7 students. 
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.
In-Class Supplies:  Each student gets their own grinder, grinder cookie, and Nick’s Grinder’s Mate.  Each student (or pair coming together) gets their own workbench, Windex, Paper Towels, Alcohol, Cotton balls, ruler, and silver sharpie.  Any used supplies must be cleaned by student using disinfectant wipes at the end of class.  Students will share straight edge cutters and may not be 6 feet apart at all times.
Appointment to look at glass/supplies:  Students can make an appointment to come 30 minutes before class to look at glass.  Only one spot available per class.  Students can also schedule an appointment to shop a day or time outside of class time, just not the hour after class.
*     *      *
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
STAINED GLASS
Beginners:  All students make the beginner project shown on the front page.  Pick out your own class selection 24 hours or more before the first class or instructor will pick out glass for you. Beginners learn the steps of the copper foil method of stained glass (cutting, grinding, fitting, foiling, soldering, and framing). Try Great Glass Galore tools the 1st week, then purchase or rent tools by the 2nd week. Rent tools ($25), purchase tools ($128-$203 plus tax), or bring your own tools.  Pay the materials fee of $80 or bring you own materials.  The materials fee includes copies, transparencies, dura-lar jig waterproofing, glass, foil, solder, flux, metal frame, hooks, and chain.
  • Beginners move to the non-beginner classes once they finish their first project.
Non-Beginners:  Work on whatever you want at your own pace (lamps, boxes, clocks, large windows, fusing, mosaics, stepping stones, snowflakes, or another stained glass panel).  Get added help and tips to advance your stained glass skills and knowledge. Note:  Materials and tools not included in class fee.  Material costs vary greatly depending upon the size of the project and glass selection.  Rent in-class tools for $25, bring your own, or purchase tools.  You can bring your own supplies/materials, or you can purchase them from Great Glass Galore throughout the 4 week class.  You can also come pick ou patterns, supplies, tools, and glass for your project outside of class hours free of charge.  Please make an appointment to do this.


                                                                                                                   

 
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GGG August 2022 Open/Closed Dates


By Linda Ehlers - July 28, 2022

GGG August 2022 Open/Closed Dates
I am still off hiking and taking advantage of the summer.

Little Blanco Trail near Pagosa Springs

Great Glass Galore August 2022 Open/Closed Dates
OPEN:  July 27-August 6
CLOSED: August 7-15
OPEN:  August 16-19
CLOSED:  August 20-27
OPEN:  August 28-31


NOTE:  I have not set my September plans yet.  Most likely classes will start back up the last week of September.


Business hours by appointment. 
Call / text 303-641-3575, or click on “Set Appointment” at top of website to set an appointment. 
Also, check main page on website for closed dates.


Great Glass Galore accepts Visa, MC, Discover, Cash, Check, and Venmo payments.
(Note: 2% surcharge on credit card purchases.  None on debit cards, cash, check or Venmo payments.)
My credit card processing fees have increased dramatically this year.  Thus I am adding a surcharge to credit card purchases to split the cost with my customers.

“To cover the cost of processing a credit or charge card transaction, and pursuant to section 5–2–212, Colorado Revised Statutes, a seller or lessor may impose a processing surcharge in an amount not to exceed {either [2% of the total payment made for goods or services purchased or leased by use of a credit or charge card] or [the merchant discount fee that the seller or lessor incurs in processing the sales or lease transaction]}. A seller or lessor shall not impose a processing surcharge on payments made by use of cash, a check, or a debit card or redemption of a gift card.”


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, 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.  GGG is no longer doing custom stained glass.
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GGG July Schedule-closed July 18-27, 2022


By Linda Ehlers - July 6, 2022

GGG July Schedule-closed July 18-27, 2022
Hi Everyone,
   I had a great time hiking in the southwest corner of the state (Ridgway/Ouray/Silverton/Telluride area).
Snowpack was 24% of average.  So we were able to get up high in June without traversing snow fields.
Luckily, the area has been getting some good Monsoon moisture the last 2 week.  


Linda at Ice Lake with Golden Horn (13,780') in the 
left forground. I hiked this peak years ago.


Great Glass Galore will be closed July 18-27
for my next hiking trip to Pagosa Springs.


So make an appointment by the 17th to pick up needed supplies.
(Note: I also am not available on Thursdays when I hike with friends.)
(I will also be closed August 7-14 & 20-26.)

Have a great summer!

Linda Ehlers


P.S. The fall class schedule will come out around mid August.


Town of Ouray From Alpine Mine Overlook

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, 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.  GGG is no longer doing custom stained glass. 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.
Great Glass Galore accepts Visa, MC, Discover, Cash, Check, and Venmo payments.

 
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