"Learn how to make more than 50 Mason jar projects, including luminaries, planters, and upcycled art, in this eagerly anticipated book for DIYers!Mason Jar Nation begins by exploring the Mason jar's impact on America since its 1858 patent. Prior to the jar's invention, settlers had no reliable and safe way to store food for the winter, which required them to travel great lengths in difficult conditions and obtain expensive canned goods in order to...
This stunning collection of original modern stained glass patterns combines abstract designs with natural elements to create strikingly unusual effects. From graceful florals, set amid contrasting bands of color, to an enchanting portrait of an amphibious creature floating among rippling strands, the subjects can be executed with either of the customary techniques (copper foil or lead came) or a combination of the two approaches. The 90 symmetrically...
Stained glass crafters can add a beautiful antique touch to their decor by creating their own decorative panels. These 180 simple designs in traditional formats for stained glass projects include a tremendous variety of patterns that includes birds, fish, florals, abstracts, geometrics, and other charming motifs.
Rich treasury of 60 lovely, royalty-free designs adapted from authentic Tiffany creations: landscape and memorial windows, panels, transoms, skylights, glass screens, and other stained glass projects. Patterns for "Pumpkins and Beets," "The Deep Sea," "Sir Galahad," "Sunset," "Peace," many others. Also practical for varied craft and coloring activities.
Comprehensive archive of motifs - easily adaptable as templates for stained glass work - offers a magnificent array of designs: landscapes, florals, geometric shapes, birds and wildlife, much more. Varied shapes and sizes make these designs ideal for windows, mirrors, panels, sidelights, other uses. Immediately usable and royalty-free.
Learn the basic principles and techniques of stained glass design. Among the key topics: design sources, enlarging and reworking, abstract and representational design, and how to design flat as well as 3-dimensional projects. Includes 84 designs for projects: flowers, leaves, animals, birds, landscapes, architectural studies, and more. 209 illustrations.
73 beautiful patterns include florals, sprays of blossoms, single buds, run-on patterns of flowering vines, wildlife, and more. Framed by oval, rectangular, square, round, and half-round borders, these easily adaptable, highly versatile designs will appeal to artists and artisans who admire late-19th- and early- 20th-century arts and crafts motifs.
Sure to be popular with stained glass workers, these 96 lovely floral patterns include graceful irises, poppies, lilies, and tulips in a variety of styles, abstract and geometric patterns, and other exquisite designs adaptable to innumerable projects. Introduction. List of suppliers. Color illustrations on covers.
An opulent array of Art Deco designs allows artisans to choose among elegant patterns of ovals, ellipses, rectangles, triangles, circles and many more. Ideal for windows, sidelights, transoms and other stained glass projects. 136 black-and-white line illustrations.
Easy to master - even with its intricate patterns - glass etching is an art form that can turn a piece of plain glass into a work of art. This practical guide to the craft provides glassworkers with more than 60 attractive, original designs, ideal for applying to dozens of projects. Patterns ranging from nautical themes and Art Nouveau designs to florals, butterflies, and borders are accompanied by instructions for attaining perfect results. Also...
The Glass Artist's Studio Handbook offers readers a comprehensive and accessible guide to not only the nuts and bolts of this perennially popular craft but insight into the artisan crafter's lifestyle. Our book offers much, much more than just projects" – it will fast become the go-to reference for all home crafters. Many glass art how-to books on the market provide precise patterns and instructions for projects that are fairly traditional in technique,...
Designs featuring specially cut glass patterns that will capture and refract light. Floral, geometric, animal, Art Nouveau, Victorian motifs in varied shapes. Create mirrors, mobiles, door panels, more.
Simple, elegant designs, easily adaptable as templates, most in elongated rectangles, with some half-circle fanlight designs as well as ovals and circles. The subjects range from trellised roses, soaring birds, and bouquets of tulips to geometric and abstract designs. Publisher's Note.
Make beautiful stained glass projects with this versatile collection of 60 original designs set in picturesque circular frames - florals, foliates, landscapes, abstracts, heads, more. Ideal for crafting lamp shades, window and door panes, mobiles, mirrors, room dividers, and other showpieces. 60 black-and-white illustrations. Introduction. List of supply houses.
Easy-to-use, well-illustrated volume by experts explains grozzing, roughing, mitering, smoothing, polishing; joining bevels with lead or foil. Patterns in Victorian and contemporary styles for 14 projects: mirrors, lamps, hanging ornaments, panels. Plus, 6 guest artists exhibit more than 30 works. 248 black-and-white, over 30 color illustrations. Appendix. Index.
Complete instructions, patterns, material lists, and step-by-step photos for 18 projects-panels, boxes, candleholders, sun catchers, ornaments, and more-suitable for beginners. All great looking and using the newest styles of glass-many have the contemporary look popular on Etsy and Pinterest.
For each project, finished project photos, full-size pattern, materials list, and technique photos and instruction are presented, along with variations of...
Illustrated step-by-step instruction on techniques to make a variety of beautiful and practical stained glass boxes. Photos show exactly how to assemble corners, attach hinges and lids, work with mirrored glass, create shelves and compartments, and add feet and lips. Detailed information for the beginner or more experienced glass artist.