Learn how to make a stained glass panel



This is a more detailed 2 day course you will learn how to design and make an A3 sized stained glass panel in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. No previous artistic experience is required as pre-made designs will be available, however you are more than welcome to create your own design. The course will be delivered by a fully experienced stained glass artist in a simple step-by-step process. This includes:
Creating a design on paper
Making a cutline
Cutting the glass
Leading-up the panel
Finishing the panel
On completion you will take away your very own beautiful stained glass panel to display in your home!!

North wales creative glass studios
Are planning to re-open for one to one workshops from August the3rd the studio is well ventilated and perspex screens have been placed over the tables, all PPE will be provided.

Cost: £225.00per person

Maximum booking: one to one

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools are provided. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available and also there is a couple of nice sandwich bars in the village.


Brian Duffy at North Wales Creative Glass Studios

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The Chapel
7 Castle Street, Caergwrle
LL12 9DW

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners


2 days (flexible times to suit)

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Geraint Jones - - #39739

I've never tried working with stained glass before but after 2 days with Brian I'm hooked! The setting was perfect, bright, relaxed and plenty of room. Brian talked me through the process and at the end of the two days i left the studio with my first piece of work and a good understanding of the process. I look forward to future courses with Brian.

Abeda - - #36963

Brian makes being creative stress free and learning new skills fun. I am very pleased with the stained glass panel I made, and will certainly be going back for more!

Sian - - #31850

Brian's courses are excellent, he is very laid back and makes learning easy, fun and stress free. I don't consider myself to be creative but with Brian's help and guidance I was able to achieve far more than I had ever imagined, and I am thoroughly delighted with the results. I highly recommend his courses.

Andrew Kearns - - #31848

The course was fun to do , Brian was easy to get on with and really knew what to do and told us in a way that’s easy to understand, the panel I made had a tree in the middle of it. It was fun to scratch out and looked really well done, the work shop was in a old chapel and you felt at home there , I would recommend the course to anyone that wants to try glass in all its forms

iona williams - - #30379

What an amazing two days!

I had looked forward to this course for a while and was definitely not disappointed. I believe that its success is down to the relaxed and calm atmosphere created in this gorgeous little building by Brian. He has the patience of a saint and has a knack of gently guiding you through the process without taking over. Luckily he also has a good sense of humour which is essential at times! I even had a private little corner where I could eat my lunch or curse quietly if things were not quite going to plan!

Thank you Brian for teaching me so much about the process in such a short time. I shall definitely be back!

Charlie - - #30255

I found this course very enjoyable and educational. Brian patiently teaches you the techniques required to make your stained glass panel, in his beautiful workshop in a converted chapel. He has plentiful ideas and experience to make your design a success. The perspex screens and PPE mean you feel safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. I definitely recommend!

Christine - - #28994

I have enjoyed every minute of Brian’s fantastic course, making a stained-glass panel which has far exceeded my expectations. If I could give more than 5* I would. He is a first -class teacher, guiding his students through all steps of the process, from original design through glass cutting, leading up, soldering and polishing, in a calm, unhurried way with good humour, tea and biscuits thrown in. He always goes the extra mile to assist you in making sure that your initial ideas are brought to fruition. His studio (in a small chapel building) is in a quiet location – a sanctuary of peace and creativity where you are surrounded by some of Brian’s amazing creations to inspire you. I am already planning for the next course and can’t wait to get started. If you have even only a slight interest, I would urge you to take the plunge and do this course. You will not regret it.

Helen Taylor - - #28976

I come from an art background and wanted to try something different. Brian is great at understanding your ideas and turning them into reality. His enthusiasm for his craft encourages you to push your ideas further. Brian has opened my eyes to new techniques that can be applied to my own paintings. I look forward to more opportunities to experiment further in creative glass techniques in widening my creativity inspired by what I’ve learnt on this course.

Pauline Vickers - - #28944

Brian has a great sense of humour which he needed to have with me. He was very patient, encouraging and helpful. He is very knowledgeable about all stained glass techniques and adapts his teaching to all skill levels even complete beginners! I managed to produce three pieces of stained glass all of which are on display in my house and I am very pleased with. I would highly recommend this course to all interested in stained glass. Seeing Brian’s work is truly inspiring.

Sue Tedds - - #28942

Brian is such a patient, inspirational teacher, with a wealth of experience and expertise. He has a gentle, fun way of imparting his knowledge and I have really enjoyed learning all the different skills involved in making a stained glass panel. I am looking forward to doing a further course some time over this year and would definitely recommend this course for beginners like me. I've had a great time!

Joss - - #28941

This is a fantastic course where you will learn all of the fundamental techniques for creating your own Stained Glass panel. Brian is an excellent tutor with many years of experience and he will help you get the very best out of the design and the piece that you create. I really enjoyed the course and am already looking forward to booking again so that I can create another piece. The course is run in a fantastic studio surrounded by Brian’s works of art. Really good.

Justine - - #28613

A fabulous course. I bought a weekend course for my mum as a birthday/christmas present and had to go with her of course! Brian is an excellent teacher and without really knowing it he helped us convert our ideas into a great bespoke piece over the course of the weekend. We had a great time enjoying the creative process, loved the lead work enjoying our first real attempt at soldering which was lots of fun! Be bold, be creative whatever the end result is it will be unique and you’ll be proud of your achievements.

Patricia - - #27168

Brian has a wealth of knowledge and experience in stained glass techniques. I spent 2 days learning from him and have come away buzzing with new ideas. His new studio space is great - very spacious and really well equipped. Thanks Brian...I really enjoyed learning from you.

Susan Samuel - - #26536

I attended a two day course to make a stained glass window for my hall. Brian was very knowledgeable and a great teacher. I am so pleased with my results I am looking forward to going back to do more with him. I thoroughly recommend this studio.

Nikki Chesterman - - #26188

This was my first time with stained glass... and I made a panel that even I was impressed with! Brian was patient and clear with his tutoring... and I felt there were endless possibilities to what I could do.. a lovely couple of days in his new studio and I came away with a treasure... thank you Brian... thoroughly recommend the course.

Sara Squire - - #26187

I attended this course with Brian over summer and it was fab!
My stained glass and leading knowledge is limited so I wanted to refresh my skills and this course ticked all the boxes.
Brian explained each process clearly and I thoroughly enjoyed making my panel.
I would recommend this course.

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