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Stained Glass in a Day

Stained Glass in a Day at Cariad Glass

About the Course

Discover the techniques and processes involved in making a leaded stained glass panel.

During the day learn how to cut glass to one of our tried and tested patterns - there are LOTS to choose from! Then lead and solder the panel to take home.

For those with some experience, choose from our extensive range of slightly more complex patterns with more challenging cut/lead lines.


The art of stained glass uses sharp glass, chemicals and lead – please be aware that the course is NOT suitable for children under 16 years of age or if you are pregnant.

Our one day courses are intensive - if you have any health concerns, problems with balance, standing/sitting for long periods, or are affected by poor grip, please contact us before booking to discuss your needs.

You MUST wear sensible shoes in our studio – no open toes, sandals, flip flops etc. We reserve the right to ask a student to leave the class if correct attire is not worn, and/or if safety information is not adhered to. No refund will be given in this instance.

Traditional stained glass work uses tallow, therefore if you are vegetarian/vegan and would prefer not to use this on the day, please contact us before booking.


All course places are paid in full at the time of booking. This includes a non-refundable booking deposit of £20 per person.

Stained Glass in a Day course - the cost is £95 per person including all materials and your work to take home with you.

The day begins at 9.15am and ends at 5pm approximately.

Tuition, safety equipment and tools all provided as well as tea, coffee and biscuits. We are unable to cater for individual dietary needs.

Lunch can be purchased from the many local establishments, or you may bring your own. A microwave and kettle are provided for you to use.

Car parking – please use the public car park next to the Church/park, just a two minute walk from the studio. There is a small fee for all day parking, so do bring change for the machine.

After leaving the car park on foot, turn left past Lloyd’s Chemist, continue along New Road. Tysul Hall will be on your left, followed by some residential houses.

You should then spot our unit on the right hand side of the road, it’s a flat roofed cream coloured building with ‘Teifi Units’ on the front, and our sign ‘Cariad Glass’ on the steps. Come up the steps, through the doors and continue along the corridor of the unit. The studio is on your left.

Any problems, just contact us.

Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis and can be paid by BACS, online, via gift voucher, or in person/over the phone with credit/debit card, cleared cheque prior to the course date, or cash.

Spaces are limited, and we reserve the right to postpone a class if there are not enough candidates – in this instance, any monies paid will either be returned to you, or may be carried over to the next date.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials are included and use of tools. Plus tea and coffee, and of course your masterpiece to go home with you!


Chris and Justine Dodd at Cariad Glass
Unit 1 Teifi Units
New Road
LLANDYSUL, Llandysul
SA44 4QJ
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Suitable for

  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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Thoroughly enjoyed the day, clear instruction by expert people!
I was very pleased with my finished work of art. Help was on hand if you needed it.

Would highly recommend.

In-person course
- - #17486

Response from Cariad Glass:

Thank you so much, lovely words! Really pleased you enjoyed your day with us, and hope to see you in 2019!
Cheers, Justine

Had a great day, to be honest much more than I expected, the day went far too quickly.
Went away feeling confident to cut glass and solder, as well as making a very nice stained glass picture to take home and show off.
Class sizes are just right and with Justine and Chris being excellent teachers the whole process was well explained but not overly.
Plenty of breaks and coffee with biscuits, always good.
Would love to go back and do the Mosaic course soon.

Thank you for such a great day.

In-person course
- - #17243

Response from Cariad Glass:

Thank you Sherry, so pleased you had a good day - loved teaching you and hope you'll be back in 2019!
Cheers, Justine

Amazing to go from knowing absolutely nothing about this craft to producing a fabulous keepsake within a day!
We had a fun relaxing day with excellent tuition by friendly and patient tutors.
The day is well worth the cost to receive the knowledge and skills necessary to create something of beauty.
I would happily go again

In-person course
- - #17238

Response from Cariad Glass:

So thrilled you enjoyed it, we had a FAB day with you and hope you'll be back in 2019! Thank you so much for such a fabulous review - cheers! Justine xx

The day went so quickly. From start to end it was so interesting. Informative, friendly and helpful.
Chris and Justine have such a passion for Cariad glass that they embrace you into their magic bubble. What I achieved by the end of the day was truly amazing. I will definitely be returning to do another class.

In-person course
- - #17182

Response from Cariad Glass:

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Ann!

You are quite right, we are incredibly passionate about what we do and I'm so glad that our enthusiasm has inspired you to come back for more courses - thank you so much, we will see you again soon!

All the best, Justine

Really enjoyed it. Went from complete beginner, who had never cut glass before, all the way to producing a lovely bit of stained glass. The course is really well designed; they have obviously run it numerous times before, so there is a very suitable amount of input from tutors, sensible choice of patterns you can use (nothing unachievable, but plenty of variety), good equipment, nice introduction to the various techniques needed throughout the day, plenty of breaks, and it is well set up so that if one person needs a bit more help than somebody else it's easily done.

In-person course
- - #17148

Response from Cariad Glass:

Thank you so, so much Judith - really kind words that mean a great deal to us!
It's so important to us that students feel supported, encouraged and helped during each stage of the processes used, and go home with something to be proud of - it's why we keep class sizes small, and it's great to hear that this was important to you too!
Really hope we will see you again soon - thank you so much!

Really enjoyed this class and was very impressed by what we could achieve in a day. The tutors were very helpful & friendly and gave just the right amount of guidance & help. Would love to do another one at some point.

In-person course
- - #17146

Response from Cariad Glass:

Great stuff Ann, so pleased you enjoyed your day with us and found it to be an enjoyable day!
We do really enjoy teaching our courses, so it means such a lot when a pupil has a memorable time - thank you so much for sharing your review, and we hope to see you again soon!

What an excellent day.
Came away with an amazing finished project...much better than I thought I could do!
Looking forward to my return trip next year.
Excellent teachers, with many years of knowledge. Thank you both once again.

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- - #17142

I would like to do the course again!

In-person course
- - #9012

Just really enjoyed it! It was well thought out, a nice sized class and you went away with something you were proud of! I told my husband that I would pay money to buy the panel I made!!!

Would love to come back and do the mosaic course.

In-person course
- - #8990

Great course, really interesting, enjoyable and fun. Nice, friendly and helpful people running the course. Would suit all abilities and you go home with a super keepsake! We can highly recommend any of the courses run by Cariad Glass

In-person course
- - #7221

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