Beginners Stained Glass Class - Foiling (aka. Tiffany)

Venue, Timing, Cost

Vitreus Art Studio
Wednesday, 15 September, 2021
10am to 6.30pm
Stained Glass Foiliing workshop with Vitreus Art

Learn the basics of foiling stained glass in just one day!

Our one-day introduction to the foiling method of stained glass construction (sometimes called the Tiffany method) will give you a grounding in the fundamental techniques with plenty of hands-on experience with the tools we use, and lots of tips, tricks and a little history of modern stained glass.
One-day copper foiling stained glass beginners class for up to 5 people

We start out by looking at the basic processes and tools we'll be using:

Scoring and breaking glass, using oil-cutter, grozing pliers and cut runner
Preparing the glass for soldering using the grinder, copper foil and crimping tool
Soldering using a high-power soldering iron and fluxes

We'll take you through a demonstration of how we score and break glass, grind it in prepararation for assembly, apply the copper foil, and then solder the panel on both sides.

You'll then practise cutting and breaking glass!
Once comfortable with scoring and breaking the glass, we'll ask you to choose your project design and the coloured glass you'll use.

When we're all ready for a break, we'll have lunch at the nearby Tea Rooms.

In the afternoon,you'll make your project piece which you'll finish in time to take home!
We'll provide you with a choice of 5 pretty designs (similar to ones we sell for £50) and a selection of coloured glass to work with.
The course cost of £149 per person includes:

All materials, choice of starter designs and glass
Use of tools and protective gear
Refreshments during the day and lunch from the Bell Cafe
Maximum class size 4 people
Info pack to keep with information on getting started, where to buy glass and tools, plus reminders on techniques - emailed as PDF
Your piece to take home
Eligibility for our Project Day Programme
Class runs from10am to (approx) 6-30pm at our Northants studio near Towcester

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