Teaching Stained Glass Classes in East Van since 2016

Beginner Classes

Introductory classes to learn the basics of the copper foil method of stained glass.

Intermediate Classes

For those that want to learn more and take on a more complex project.

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BEGINNER CLASSES

Intro to Stained Glass

Learn how to make a stained glass sun catcher using the copper foil method.

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6″ tall.

Classes are $155 plus GST and materials are included in the course cost. They have a maximum of 10 students.

All classes take place in my studio at MakerLabs (780 E Cordova Street).

Classes are 5.5 hours long with a half hour break in the middle and are run on weekends.

This class is designed for adults so if you have a child that would like to join the class please contact us in advance to see if they can be accomodated.

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Have questions or want to arrange a group class?  Contact us!

Please note, I usually do not run classes in the summer as it gets too hot in my studio.

See the Calendar Below to View Upcoming Intro to Stained Glass Dates and Register​

Classes take place in my studio at 780 East Cordova Street in Vancouver. Classes are typically scheduled 1 to 2 months in advance.

Choose from a date in the calendar below.*

May Classes
May 25th, 10am to 3:30pm - FULL
May 26th, 10am to 3:30pm - FULL

June Classes
June 9th, 10am to 3:30pm - FULL
June 15th, 10am to 3:30pm - FULL

No classes will run in July or August. Check back in mid-July for September dates.

*If above dates don't show on calendar, the class is full. Add your name to the waitlist here.


WINDOW CORNER WORKSHOPS

Window Corner Workshop

Learn how to make a stained glass window corner accent piece using the copper foil method.

In this course you will learn how to make a stained glass window corner. This piece adds a beautiful decor accent to any pre-existing window frame.

Students will cut, foil, and solder the glass and add a frame and hooks at the end so it can be hung from a window frame. This course will build on the Intro to Stained Glass class and is a pre-requisite in order to take the class. 

At the end of the course you will have a completed window corner that is 8″ x 8″.

This stained glass class will take place once a week for 3 weeks.

For participants that register 1 week before the start of the first class, I will create a custom pattern for your window corner specific to your liking.

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

Classes are $285 plus GST and materials are included in the course cost. They have a maximum of 5 students.

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

See the Calendar Below to View Upcoming Window Corner Workshop Dates and Register​

Date listed on the calendar is the start date of the course and occurs for a three week period at the same time and day of the week.

*** No classes will run in the summer. Check back in July for fall dates. ***


INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

Intermediate Stained Glass Course

Learn how to make a stained glass window panel in a zinc frame.

Intermediate courses are six weeks long and run in the fall, winter, and spring. 

In this course you will learn how to make a stained glass window panel.

You will learn how to build a panel in a zinc frame, use the glass saw, and finish your project with patina. This course will build on the Intro to Stained Glass class and is a pre-requisite in order to take the class.

At the end of the course you will have a completed window panel encased in a zinc frame that is 12″ x 16″.

Classes are $495 plus GST and all materials are included in the course cost. Classes have a maximum capacity of 5 students.

All classes take place in my studio at MakerLabs (780 E Cordova Street).

This course is 18 hours in total and takes place in six 3 hour sessions, once a week over a six week period.

For students that register at least 1 week prior to the start of the class, I will build a custom window pattern specific to your liking. Otherwise students can choose from a selection of ready made patterns.

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

See the Calendar Below to View Upcoming Intermediate Course Dates and Register​

Date listed on the calendar is the start date of the course and occurs for a six week period at the same time and day of the week.

Classes take place over 6 sessions on the following dates:

May Start (Thursdays) - FULL
May 16th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
May 23rd, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
May 30th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
June 6th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
June 13th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
June 20th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

*If above dates don't show on calendar, the class is full.  Add your name to the waitlist here.


FUSED GLASS CLASSES

Fused Glass Coaster Workshop

Make a set of two coasters while learning the basics about fused glass.

In this class, you will learn some basics about fused glass while creating a set of two fused glass coasters. Fused glass involves melting different pieces of glass together to create stunning and functional pieces.

The class will cover basic glass cutting techniques, including using glass cutters and breaking tools to shape your pieces. Students will learn about different types of glass and their compatibility, and will have the freedom to experiment with different colours, shapes, and patterns to make a set of coasters that are truly unique and personal.

After the class, the coasters will be fused and will be ready for pick-up within a week of taking the class. Students will be notified via email once their work is ready.

This class is designed for beginners, and no previous experience working with glass is necessary.

Classes are $95 plus GST, and are limited to a maximum of 8 students.

All classes take place in my studio at MakerLabs (780 E Cordova Street).

Classes are 3 hours long and run on weekday evenings.

This class is designed for adults so if you have a child that would like to join the class please contact us in advance to see if they can be accommodated.

You will be working with glass, so expect a few cuts. 

Have questions or want to arrange a group class?  Contact us!

Please note, I usually do not run classes in the summer as it gets too hot in my studio.

See the Calendar Below to View Upcoming Fused Glass Coaster Workshops and Register​

Classes take place in my studio at 780 East Cordova Street in Vancouver. Classes are typically scheduled 1 to 2 months in advance.

Choose from a date in the calendar below.*

June Class:
June 4th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

*If above dates don't show on calendar, the class is full. Add your name to the waitlist here.


FUSED GLASS CLASSES

Fused Glass Christmas Ornament Workshop

Make two to three Christmas ornaments while learning some basics about fused glass. 

In this class, you will learn some basics about fused glass while creating multiple Christmas ornaments. 

The class will cover basic glass cutting techniques, including using glass cutters and breaking tools to shape your pieces. Students can choose from either pre-made designs, or come up with their own designs, and will have the freedom to experiment with different colours, shapes, and techniques. Each student will make two to three ornaments, depending on how quickly they work.

After the class, the ornaments will be fused and will be ready for pick-up within a week of taking the class. Students will be notified via email once their work is ready. All ornaments will be ready for pick-up prior to Christmas.

This class is designed for beginners, and no previous experience working with glass is necessary. 

Classes are $85 plus GST, and are limited to a maximum of 8 students.

All classes take place in my studio at MakerLabs (780 E Cordova Street).

Classes are 2.5 hours long.

This class is designed for adults so if you have a child that would like to join the class please contact us in advance to see if they can be accommodated.

You will be working with glass, so expect a few cuts. 

Have questions or want to arrange a group class?  Contact us!

See the Calendar Below to View Upcoming Fused Glass Christmas Ornament Workshops and Register​

Classes take place in my studio at 780 East Cordova Street in Vancouver. Classes are typically scheduled in December.

Classes will be scheduled in the fall of 2024.