Introduction to Stain Glass Half Day

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 16th November 2018.

Duration: 10am until 3.30pm

Price: £89

Run by: Helenka Brown
at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate

01949 81393

Pastures Vineyard
Melton Road
Hickling Pastures
Melton Mowbray
Nottinghamshire
LE14 3QG

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About the Course

Introduction to Stain Glass Workshop

Spend a day creating your own stain glass creation using the Tiffany method in the beautiful setting of Hanwell Wine Estate in Nottinghamshire. Enjoy trying a new craft, relax in our craft barn which offers the perfect space to inspire your work, while you admire the beautiful countryside outside. You can make this day an early Christmas present for your mum and spend quality time together before the busy season ahead or create Christmas themed pieces perfect as gifts.

Using the Tiffany foiling method our talented tutor Jennifer will guide you through step by step, explaining each process and develop your skills of glass cutting, foiling and soldering. With a wide selection of templates to choose from you will be spoilt for choice. The images shown are only a small selection of what you can make. By the end of the workshop you will almost certainly feel a great sense of achievement having completed your first set of unique handmade stain glass art pieces. Perfect as a decorative piece for your home, suncatcher or as a gift handmade by you.

What is the Tiffany foil method?
This is the method referred to stained glass work in the style of Louis Comfort Tiffany where each piece of glass is wrapped in copper foil before being soldered together.

A perfect workshop for beginners, giving you the creativity and inspiration to do even more.

Please note – All materials, tools and refreshments are included and by the end of your session you will have completed two glass piece. Nothing to remember just bring yourself it could not be easier, so book now!

Outline of your day

10.00am – Welcome with refreshments and meet your tutor Jennifer

Introduction to materials, tools and health and safety briefing

Demonstration of how to create your pieces and work with the glass

11.30am – Tea and snack

Select your template and colours and star working on your creation.

12.30pm – 2 course homemade lunch served with a glass of local wine followed by a stroll round the vineyard, weather dependant

1.30pm – Start your second piece

2.45pm – Tea & Cake

3.30pm – Finish and depart with your wonderful stain glass art work, feeling a great sense of satisfaction.

For safety precautions of working with glass it is advised to wear trousers or long skirts and closed shoes.

About our tutor – Jennifer McEwan
Jennifer has exceptional skill and talent when working with glass. With 14 years experience she has a small business, running workshops sharing her talent with others and doing commission work.

Inspired by the outdoors she focuses on vibrant colours and textures of the glass to capture the sunlight which brings the piece to life. Her passion, talent and love of working with glass has driven her to excel in her craft. She appreciates that glass can sometimes be cruel but is rewarded as it is a very tactile material. Using a copper foil techniques enables her to make more detailed and delicate designs.

To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 8.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Please note – All materials, tools and refreshments are included and by the end of your session you will have completed two glass piece. Nothing to remember just bring yourself it could not be easier, so book now!



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Course Start Dates

Friday 2nd November 2018

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  • Disabled access
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