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GGG Closed JUNE 2nd-JULY 5th, 2022


By Linda Ehlers - May 13, 2022

GGG Closed JUNE 2nd-JULY 5th, 2022
Summer is almost here...and that means hiking season. 
I've got lots of travel plans and Great Glass Galore will be
CLOSED the following dates June-August 2022:

June 2nd - July 5th
July 18th - 25th
August 7th - 15th
August 20th-27th

Stock up on supplies for your summer projects before June 1st.
*Get one free pattern book in stock when you spend $50 or more.
*Take 10% off supplies and glass
in stock on a one time purchase.
Sale through May 31st, 2022
(and does not include tools).



Enjoy your spring and summer!
Linda Ehlers,

Owner 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, 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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Great Glass Gifts May Sale at Great Glass Galore


By Linda Ehlers - May 2, 2022

Great Glass Gifts May Sale at Great Glass Galore
*** Great Glass Galore * Great Gift Sale *
     *** Sale through MAY 31st, 2022 ***

          Sale price applies only to items in stock.
          Go to GreatGlassGalore.com, click on "For Sale",
          then click on type of gallery to see items in stock.


* 25% OFF Fused Dishes *



Sampling of Red Dishes
Clockwise from top:
10" round plate $42 Sale price $31.50
9" round bowl $49 Sale price $36.75
3.5" ginger dish $8 Sale price $6
7" swirl heart bowl $59 Sale price $44.25



Sampling of Blue Dishes
Left to Right
7" Candy Dish $29 Sale price $21.75
5" Dessert Dish $15 Sale price $11.25
9" Wavey Platter $38 Sale price $28.50
4x6" Soap Dish $15 Sale price $11.254x6"
6x12" Serving Tray $42 Sale price $31.50



Fused Jewelry * $8 Pendants * $8 Earrings *
* $12 Pendant & Earring Sets
* $12 Heart Pendants*
* $30 Wire Wrapped Pendants *






* 10% OFF Stained Glass Hangings *
(Includes Snowflakes and Heart Hangings)


12x12" Mountain Sceene $180 Sale Price $162


8.5" Snowflake Hanging$79 - Sale Price $71.11


Heart Hangings $39-49 - Sale Price $35.10-$44.10

 
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Spring Stained Glass Classes


By Linda Ehlers - March 14, 2022

Spring Stained Glass Classes
*** 4 Week or 2 Day Stained Glass Classes ***
50% class fee deposit ($80 beginners/$60 non-beginners) due
within one week of signing up to reserve your spot.
Balance due first day of class.

 
     Beginner Project


BEGINNER STAINED GLASS SESSIONS (4 weeks or 2 days $160)
- $75 materials fee or bring your own ($69.16 + $5.84 tax).
- $25 tool rental fee, bring your own, or purchase ($128-$203 + tax).
($160 class fee + $75 materials fee + $25 tool rental = $260 covers everything)

                       
Session 7B:  2 DAY Class 10AM-4:30PM (1 hour for lunch)
                       Sunday March 20th & Saturday March 26th (This class is full.)
                           
Session 5B:  Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM —
                        April 7, 14, 21, 28 (This class is full.  Get on the waiting list.)                                   
Session 6B:  Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM —
                        May 5, 12, 19, 26 (One spot left for 1 or 2 people coming together.)


NON-BEGINNER STAINED GLASS SESSIONS (4 weeks $120)
Session 9:  Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM (every other week) —              
                        April 12, 26, May 10, 24 
Session 10:  Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM
                        April 6, 13, 20, 27 (This class is full.  Get on the waiting list.)
Session 11:  Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM
                        May 4, 11, 18, 25     

   
CLASS RULES: 
COVID: All students in group classes MUST BE vaccinated and masks may be 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.
*     *      *
CLASS NOTES:  Great Glass Galore is a home based business.  Due to that…
Parking: Only 4 cars maximum will be allowed to park at my house.  Please park on street in front of my yard (from mailboxes below my driveway to lamp post above my driveway), or 1 car in the left side and one 1 car on the right side of my driveway.   Please do not park on the other side of the street or block the middle bay of my garage.
Class Size:  Is limited to 4-6 students.  With the limit of 4 parked cars, 2 cars would need to park with 2 students commuting together to my house to have a max of 6 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 above.  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 $75 or bring you own materials.  The materials fee includes copies, transparencies, dura-lar, 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, or another stained glass panel).  Get added help and tips to advance your stained glass skills and knowledge. Materials and tools not included in class fee.




Private Lessons: $36/hour 1 student, $48/hour for 2, $60/hour for 3
Business Hours: Retail and wholesale customers are welcome by appointment.

 
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Spring Glass Fusing Classes


By Linda Ehlers - March 13, 2022

Spring Glass Fusing Classes
SPRING 2022 GLASS FUSING CLASSES

7x14" Rectangular Slumper


BEGINNER FUSING CLASS $90

Saturday April 9th 2-5PM

(Firing fees and tool rental included.  Pay for glass.)

NON-BEGINNER FRIDAY FUSING CLASSES $45
Friday March 25th 2-4:30PM 
(This class is full.  Get on the waiting list.)
Friday April 22nd 2-4:30PM
Friday May 20th
2-4:30PM
(Tool rental included.  Pay for firing fees and materials.)



4.5" Slumper & 7" Candy Dish

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
BEGINNER FUSING:  Learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them. You will also learn how to use a straight edge cutter and some basic hand cutting techniques. You will have time to make one large square or rectangular project (7x7” candy dish bowl, 8x8”/10x10”/12x12” shallow square slumper plate, 6x13”/7x14” platter, 9x9" wavey platter, and more square dish options.)  Left over glass can be used to make a 3x3” jewelry dish, 3.5x3.5” ginger plate, 4x4” coaster, or 4.5x4.5 slumper.  Expect to spend $15-$40 on glass.  Firing fees and tool rental included.  Pay for the glass that you used.   3rd layer glass adornments included.

NON-BEGINNER FUSING: 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.   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.   Amount you spend on materials and firing fees depends upon on size and how many projects you make. Glass cutting skills are recommended, but not required.  Tool rental included.

Go to www.GreatGlassGalore.com and click on "Classes", then click on "Fusing" in the pull down menu, then scroll down and click on "Register For Class" to sign up for fusing classes.


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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Great Glass Galore Is Now Back Open January 12, 2022


By Linda Ehlers - January 12, 2022

Great Glass Galore Is Now Back Open January 12, 2022
GREAT GLASS GALORE IS NOW OPEN
JANUARY CLASSES CANCELLED


Luckily, our smoke damage wasn't as bad as neighboring houses due to the good quality windows we put in.  We've been able to do some of our own smoke mitigation with ozone machines and HEPA purifiers. We are changing the furnace filters frequently till we have the HVAC system cleaned on January 21st and do not smell any smoke in the house.

Customers are welcome to come by to purchase supplies and glass, or drop off items to be fired. You can also pick up or drop off on my front porch, if you prefer to do that.

However, I am cancelling the rest of January classes till we get the HVAC cleaned.

Thanks for all your support and understanding.

Linda Ehlers



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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