Archive for March, 2010

Easter Egg Nest Design

03/30/10 – Easter Egg Nest – Create a catching presentment this year when donning this endearing Easter egg nest pin. Everyone knows that Easter eggs are not really put into our nests by the Easter bunny, but yet every Easter we still expect to find these adorned goodies in downy bird-like nests.

To impart a little dimension to the piece, add a some frit or stringers. The Easter nest will be bland and not as exciting as it will be with a couple of added ornamentations.

The petite itty-bitty eggs could be adorned also. Apply some Glassline frit, paints or additional pieces to enhance the design.

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Easter Cross Pattern

03/29/10 – Easter Cross – The Easter cross possesses numerous meanings for many of the Christian festivals. Easter isn’t observed on the same Sunday every year. It’s viewed a mobile holiday that’s not fastened to a particular day.

This cross stands for the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the symbolization reminds us of his death. It’s a hallowed symbolization that stands for trust in this event.

Decorate the cross with some white lilies and it will emphatically represent Easter. Leave it unadorned, however and it could be adorned all year long to exhibit your faith in Christianity.

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Leprechaun Pot of Gold Pattern for St. Patrick’s Day

03/15/10 – Leprechaun Pot of Gold – The Leprechaun pot of gold is a significant piece of the Leprechaun fable. It’s told that a Leprechaun is caught, he must gift you his prize of gold. It’s also told that at the ending of a rainbow is where his obscure loot can be located.

This design is among my preferred pot of gold crafts. I’ve made pots out of paper, and clay. Now you can make a pot of gold out of glass. The project consists of the blacken pot, the treasure of gold and in this pattern a clover applied as a decoration. Use your imagination to adorn the pot any way you’d like. Stringers, Glassline or frit can be added to the pattern.

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Leprechaun Shoes

03/11/10 – Leprechaun Shoes – These Leprechaun shoes are the perfect addition to your St. Patrick’s Day attire. Although they are just a tad whimsical, they are sure to grab attention. The design can be turned into a pin or enlarged and fused into another St Patty’s Day project.

Leprechauns are recognized as shoe tinkerers, who relish executing practical capers. His typical garments are comprised of his square-cut jacket, swaggered hat and naturally his shoemaker shoes.

The underside of the piece is created employing black glass and the top side of the shoe is cut using brown or tan glass. Yellow glass is used to imply the tiny buckle.

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Irish Plaques Patterns

03/10/10 – Irish Plaques Patterns – The Irish plaques are specific and individualist to every family line. During the 19th Century, they decorated numerous saloons. These personal pub signs would constitute a very imaginative pen design for Saint Patrick’s Day. Produce different and assorted Irish plaques for each of your acquaintances.

There are several arched figures that may be utilized to plan your personal Irish sign. Be conventional in the inscription trend to that of quaint Irish. Used Glassline paints to add your wording and add elements like a shamrock, beer mug, etc. to embellish the piece.

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Kiss Me I’m Irish Pattern

03/09/10 – Kiss Me I’m Irish – This Kiss Me I’m Irish design embodies one of the favorite Irish slogans during this time of year. You encounter it commonly posted on circular metal pins. It is adorned as one of the many Irish signs that St. Patrick’s Day is here. That does not imply you could not compose whatever wanted slogans upon this piece. You just might get lucky while donning this Irish design!

Create the green shamrock out of a single piece of green glass. I have made mind out of a transparent piece of green glass. This makes writing the wording a lot easier. Use Glassline paints to add the lettering. With Glassline paints the cleanup is simple. Use a toothpick or other object to clean up any stray paint around the letters.

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Flag of Ireland Design

03/08/10 – Flag of Ireland Design – Demonstrate your endorsement of St. Patrick’s Day by putting on a flag of Ireland, also recognized as the Irish tricolor. Comprised of three equivalent rectangles, colors of the Irish flag are green, orange, and white. These balanced strips of tinges are aligned vertically. This design bears a trifle roll in the project to impart more charm and interest.

A background piece is necessary so that the pieces will all fuse together in the kiln. A solid white piece could be used and then you would only need to cut out the orange and green colors. I have added some stringers to the piece to assure that the flag and pole are fused together. A large dot is used to make the top of the flag pole.

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