Make a Tiffany stained glass tea light holder



This is a one day stained glass Tiffany tea light workshop based in Martin's studio at the learning centre at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield. This workshop is for beginners as well as the more advanced student, the workshop is run with a maximum of eight students ensuring that each student receives individual attention. Each student has use of a workbench with all the tools and equipment they will need while taking part in the workshop. All patterns and materials such as glass and solder are supplied by Martin at no extra cost.

What will I make on the workshop?

You will have the opportunity to make a Tiffany stained glass tea light holder (see examples above).

What will I learn on the workshop?

You will learn all the basic skills needed to make a Tiffany stained glass tea light such as:

• Scoring and breaking glass.
• Selecting suitable glass.
• Glass grinding.
• Copper foiling.
• Soldering.
• Finishing.

Please note:

• It is recommended that you bring reading glasses for close work.
• It is recommended that you wear sensible shoes (no open toed shoes) when attending the workshop.
• It is also recommended that you wear old clothes.
• This course involves working with lead, for safety reasons it is recommends that pregnant women do not attend.

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 such as glass, copper foil and solder are provided at no extra cost.

Lunch is not available in the studio, it is recommended that you bring your own lunch or that you purchase lunch at the cafe. Please note that the learning centre cafe is closed on Friday, teas and coffees are available through the day and a selection of cakes will be served at lunchtime.


Martin McAssey at Martin McAssey Glass


The Learning Centre, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Road South
South Yorkshire
S7 2QW

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users


7 hours (10:00am to 5:00am)

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Andrea Southern - - #35159

I thoroughly enjoyed my day. Kate did a fab job of of teaching, I loved learning new skills in a lovely calm atmosphere. Our fellow tealighters were a delight too, its so nice to meet new people.
As a beginner I didn't expect to produce something as lovely as my tiffany tea light holder, I only did this with the help and encouragement from Kate. Would certainly recommend this workshop, Its a great day out.

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Bev Salt - - #35154

I enjoyed creating a s stunning tealight holder today in a very nurturing atmosphere . Loved learning new skills from Kate who was patient and encouraging throughout. An excellent experience on every level. Would warmly recommend this workshop .

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Fran - - #35153

I thoroughly enjoyed the course, Kate did an excellent job teaching. I was a complete beginner but managed to produce a tea light I was really pleased with. The day flew by and was very relaxed throughout, I highly recommend the workshop.

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Catherine osborne - - #33420

I really enjoyed this workshop. Kate is a really good tutor & i learnt so many new skills. I was really happy with what i created too. I would do the course again in a heartbeat i enjoyed it so much.

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Sarah Power - - #33404

This was a fantastic day! The workshop is very well equipped and Kate the tutor was excellent. I felt I learnt a lot and produced a nice piece of work that I am very pleased with.

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