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January-May 2018 Glass Classes

By Linda Ehlers - December 11, 2017

        JANUARY-MAY 2018

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

JANUARY 2018                                                                                    
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — January 9, 16, 23, 30
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM — January 10, 17, 24, 31
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – January 11, 25, February 1, 8

Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — February 6, 13, 20, 27
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM — February 7, 14, 21, 28    
MARCH   2018
2 day class through Boulder Valley School District’s – Life Long learning Program
Saturday &  Sunday  9AM-4PM – March 17 and 18 $120
Go to to sign up.
APRIL 2018
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 3, 10, 17, 24
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – April 4, 11, 18, 25
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM –
April 5, 12, 19, 26
MAY 2018
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — May 1, 8, 15, 22
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – May 2, 9, 16, 23

*** Glass Fusing Classes/Kiln/Hot Glass Classes ***
  $55 Beginner / $45 Non-Beginner (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)

FEBRUARY 3RD 2018  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM
APRIL 7TH  2018  Sunday Afternoon 2-5 PM

  *** Project In A Day Classes***

(Includes tool rental AND materials.)
   Take $5 off if you’ve taken this class before!
JANUARY 27TH Saturday 2-5 PM

    (Includes materials. You’ll need your own tools.)
APRIL 21ST Saturday 2-5 PM                                                                   
- Class fee is due upon registration, or a check must be received within 5 days of registering.
- Class fee is only refundable if you cancel 48 hours or more ahead of the first class.  This gives me time to fill your spot.
- Missed Classes  must be made up within 1 month 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 1 month of the last class of the session.
- Tools and Materials are not included in the class fee unless specified.
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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.
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.
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.
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.

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.

Cut, foil, solder and assemble a stained glass snowflake suncatcher using glass, bevels, and globs.  Students without any glass experience will pick a snowflake that needs no cutting, and will learn how to foil & solder them.   Over 18 patterns to choose from.  Tool rental and materials included.  These make great holiday gifts!  Learn how to make one and make many more at home by yourself.
WIRE WRAPPING A GLASS CABACHON:  Use soft sterling silver to hold and hang a glass cabachon.  You will need the following jewelry tools:  flat nose plier, round nose plier, thin needle nose plier, diagonal flush wire cutter, hemostat, and 3.22mm crochet hook.   You can purchase them through the teacher.  Please request these at least 8 days ahead of class.  Materials included.
BUSINESS HOURS: Retail and wholesale customers are welcome by appointment. To make an appointment, call or text Linda’s cell: 303-641-3575 or email  or click on “Set Appointment” at