Archive for November, 2008

Thanksgiving Turkey Design

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11/19/08 – Thanksgiving Turkey – Another design added to the Thanksgiving seasonal page. Detailed and colorful this Thanksgiving turkey design will be desired by all of your family and friends so be sure to make plenty. Because of all the details, this design requires the use of a glass saw. Fuse them to a tack fuse to retain all the details.

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Pumpkin Pie

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11/17/08 – Pumpkin Pie – Who wants more pumpkin pie? This delightful pin is a little on the heavy side, but it sure won’t put the weight on your body. Because of the three layers it takes to make this design, the pin is a little weighty. Be sure to secure it on your outfit by pinning it through your clothing and bra strap.

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Pilgrim

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11/15/08 – Pilgrim – Still adding more designs to the Thanksgiving patterns page.  This pilgrim has an ebullient expression with his bulging eyes, perky nose and warm smiling face.  Want to make these as pins or enhancements for your Thanksgiving glassware?   The simple pattern is included at the bottom of the page.

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Thanksgiving Cornucopia

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11/14/08 – Thanksgiving Cornucopia – This Thanksgiving Cornucopia design is only complicated in the fact that you need to place your scrap glass in such a way that it will over lap and fused all the pieces together. This pattern uses a lot of tiny scrap glass pieces that can really add all the fall colors into the piece.

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Pumpkin Patch

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11/13/08 – Pumpkin Patch – A pumpkin patch design that reminds me of the olden days when pumpkin stands were placed at the roadside. The family would drive out to these farms and select just the perfect pumpkin for making homemade pumpkin pies. These delightful pins will brighten up any holiday outfit and bring memories of those olden days.

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Pilgrim Hats

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11/12/08 – Pilgrim Hats – These very distinctive designs couldn’t be mistaken for anything but pilgrim hats. Make them individually, or put them together to make some superb pins to hand out to all of your friends. The pattern is simple to cut out using a glass saw, and the elements are easy to add.

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Indian Corn

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11/11/08 – Indian Corn – These are fun and simple replicas of Thanksgiving corn, or also referred to as Indian corn. It does require that you plan ahead and make the different colored dots that make up this ear of harvest corn. These would make adorable pins for all of your loved ones.

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Fall Foliage

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11/10/08 – Fall Foliage – With the changing of the leaves to crisp fall hues, this design depicts these shades and outlines. Mix and match shapes and tints to have an array of figures that can be turned into pendants, pins or to adorn any other fused piece.

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Fused Glass Buttons

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11/07/08 – Fused Glass Buttons – Well, the holidays are here in full swing and it is countdown time until Christmas. I once purchased white fluffy sweaters for all of my daughters, and then removed the buttons and added my own buttons. This is a very simple and creative way of making a purchased item more personalized. This page will show you the many ways you can make fused glass buttons for your outfits.

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Glass Fusing Accessories

11/03/08 – Fusing Projects – Put up a new page to house all of the accessories that can be found on the site. When searching for those little extras in your fusing experience, they will now be found on this page.

This is the current list of items that can be now found on this page:

Warm Glass T-shirts and Accessories – Looking for apparel that lets others know your passion is glass fusing? Purchase t-shirts, mugs and other items related to glass fusing.

Glass Fusing Store – This is a local glass fusing store that not only has a fantastic selection of supplies, but a incredible staff to assist you in your purchases.

Glass Fusing Stores/Classes Reviews – Have you found a store or class that you would like to share with others? It isn’t always easy to find merchants or courses when you are first starting out in fusing, help others by letting them know of places that you would recommend.

Glass Fusing Supplier – Dick Blick is a great site for online purchases. There is a listing of some of the items that they offer for the glass fusing enthusiast.

Glass Fusing Books – Searching for the best books to enhance your fusing adventure? Find out what books are really helpful when starting out in glass fusing.

Magazines and Catalogs – Have magazines and catalogs delivered to your home. This is a list of magazines and catalogs that are available.

Rent DVDs – Can’t find a good class, or are they located too far from your home? Rent some DVDs that will enable you to bring the instruction and instructor to your villa.

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