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Fused Glass Class #3

Fused Glass Class #3


Posted on Jun 2, 2005

My third glass class was all about inclusions.  Again, my favorites are this top group.  The piece on the top left was my attempt to recreate a necklace that I love.  It looks pretty close to the original.  I can’t wait to mount that piece and wear it.  The piece on the bottom right is this week’s leaf motif.  The leaf is copper foil that I cut out and drew vines.  I really like this one...

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Dog Earrings

Dog Earrings


Posted on May 31, 2005

The nice thing about a three day weekend is having the time to be creative.  I actually found time to make these earrings.  It’s the first thing I’ve done outside of a class in a the last month or so. I did realize that I need a new soldering iron.  Mine does not stay hot.  I have to wait for it to re-heat after every use.  It’s not very convenient and it also doesn’t allow for a good...

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Fused Glass Class #2

Fused Glass Class #2


Posted on May 26, 2005

These are the results my second fused glass class.  I’m much happier with these than the first class.  First, I made them much smaller.  The square pieces are an inch by an inch.  The longer ones are an inch by an inch and a half.  I really think these are the perfect sized pendants.  You can see how I was experimenting with frits (the powdering looking stuff) and the stringers (the glass that looks...

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I-Pod Cozy

I-Pod Cozy


Posted on May 24, 2005

This is my newest knitting project.  My husband fell into the i-pod craze.  He can’t function without his.  He is a bit of a music nerd.  He used to carry a back pack full of CD to listen to where ever he went.  Now with his i-pod, he back is no longer in pain from the weight of music.  I used the pattern out of the Stitch and Bitch book.  I didn’t stripe my cozy like the pattern...

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Fused Glass Class #1

Fused Glass Class #1


Posted on May 19, 2005

I’m currently in the middle of a four week fused glass class.  These are the results from the first week.  The three above turned out the best and I wore the one on the left to work yesterday.  I didn’t realize how much the glass will expand, so they are all a bit bigger than I had anticipated.  I tried to create smaller things in the second class.  The two on the right, I will glue backs to them...

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My Crafty Cousin

My Crafty Cousin


Posted on May 17, 2005

This is one of the few things my cousin ever made me.  He has a great eye for arranging and decorating.  He has great style, but If you ask him, he will tell you that he isn’t crafty at all.  I don’t think he gives himself the credit he deserves.  This hangs next to the door in my art room.  It’s the last thing I see when I leave that room.  I really really love this piece.  It says...

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