Stained glass one day course: make a robin

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Stained glass making course with tutor Rachel Hutton: Robin red breast

This one day course will make a stunning robin on a wooden plinth, or hanging using a variety of traditional stained glass tools and techniques.

You will learn practical tips and techniques on:

• how to select glass
• how to complete the following stained glass techniques safely and correctly
• handling and general working with glass
• marking out and cutting
• grinding and shaping
• copper foil glass using the tiffany method
• solder
• apply jump rings
• apply patina and clean
• tools and equipment use related to stained glass tiffany work
• sourcing materials and tools
• PPE (personal protective equipment) selection and use
• health and safety related to stained glass

You will need to wear suitable clothing and covered toe footwear for working outdoors in this season. Please bring with you a wipe cleanable apron if you have one.

At Ecclesall Woods we pride ourselves on the high quality teaching from our tutors and our low class numbers (max 5 for most classes) and a number of our courses also have an assistant.

We have found that smaller class sizes are more productive, un-rushed and allow students to learn more.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

You will need to bring a wipe clean apron, wear covered shoes & have clothing which covers your arms and a packed lunch.


Rachel at Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses


J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre
Ecclesall Woods
Abbey Lane, Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S7 2QZ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Mother's Day
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


1 day (9:30am to 4:00pm)

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