In-person course
in Sheffield

Tiffany stained glass Christmas decorations



Tutor: Kate Billington. This is a one day Christmas decoration Tiffany stained glass workshop based in Martin's studio in the learning centre at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. This workshop is for beginners as well as the more advanced student; this workshop is run with a maximum of ten 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 are supplied by Martin at no extra cost. What will I make on the workshop? You will have the opportunity to make a selection of Tiffany stained glass Christmas decorations such as snowmen, Christmas presents, baubles and stars (see photos). What will I learn on the workshop? You will learn all the basic skills needed to make a selection of Tiffany stained glass Christmas decorations. Such as: • Scoring and breaking glass to fit a pattern. • Selecting suitable glass. • Grinding glass. • How to apply copper foil tape to glass. • Soldering (tacking / tinning and beading). • Attaching support rings. • Applying patinas / 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.

What's included in the price?

All materials such as glass are provided by Martin at no extra cost. Lunch is not available in Martin's 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.


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

Cancellation policy

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



Martin McAssey Glass

with Craft Courses since 2018

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Martin is a professionally qualified teacher with many year’s experience of teaching stained glass courses in Sheffield, Chesterfield and throughout South Yorkshire. He specialises in teaching stained glass but also runs fused glass and glass painting one day workshops. Martin has taught stained glass classes for Sheffield College and Chesterfield College. Martin is also a member of the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) and the Artist Network.


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

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Christmas
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Corporate days out & team building
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