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.

All classes take place at Maker Labs (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.


Upcoming Introductory Classes

The following classes take place in my studio at 780 East Cordova Street in Vancouver.

Classes are typically scheduled 1 to 2 months in advance.  Stay tuned for future class dates.


May 14th, 2022 – FULL
10:00am to 3:30pm
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May 29th, 2022 – 1 spot left
10:00am to 3:30pm
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June 12th, 2022 – FULL
10:00am to 3:30pm
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May 15th, 2022 – 1 spot left
10:00am to 3:30pm
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June 11th, 2022
10:00am to 3:30pm
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June 18th, 2022
10:00am to 3:30pm
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Intermediate Stained Glass Course

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


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.

All classes take place at Maker Labs (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.

Have questions?  Contact us!

Upcoming Intermediate Courses

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


May Start
May 18th, 25th, June 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Stained Glass Terrarium Class

Learn how to make a small stained glass terrarium.


In this course you will learn how to make a small stained glass terrarium.

The back panel of the terrarium will be laser etched with either a stock pattern or a custom pattern of the student’s choosing.  Students have a choice of what colour they want for the back glass panel as well.  At the end of the course you will have a completed terrarium that is 4″ x 7″ x 3″.

This is not a beginner class.  Students must have taken my Intro to Stained Glass class or have previous experience cutting glass and soldering in order to take this course.

Classes are $95 plus GST for a stock etching design or $105 plus GST for a custom etching, and all materials are included in the course cost.

All classes take place at Maker Labs (780 E Cordova Street).

This course is 2.5 hours in total.

Have questions?  Contact us!

Upcoming Terrarium Workshops

March 17th, 2022
6:30pm to 9:00pm
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April 4th, 2022
6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Stained Glass Window Corner Workshop

Make a beautiful accent piece for any window frame.


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

This stained glass class takes place once a week over 3 weeks.

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. Prior experience in stained glass is required.

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

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

This course is $235 plus GST and all materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 5 participants.

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.

 

Upcoming Window Corner Workshops

Window Corner Workshops are three weeks long.


April Course – FULL
April 12th, 19th, and 26th
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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