Creative Jewelry Evolution!

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Creative Jewelry Evolution! As I prepared for a Christmas art&craft show in West Plains, Missouri I was struck by how my dichroic glass jewelry has evolved! When I get ready for a big show I go thru all the containers of jewelry and sort by color and pattern. I was surprised by the creative progression of […]

Survived Another Winter!

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Winter appears to be on the retreat which thrills me as I don’t get much done on my dichroic glass jewelry and stained glass suncatchers when it is cold! But the temperatures are warming up and spring will officially be here in a week! I have been finishing up 10 stained glass suncatchers that were […]

Contact Paper Pattern Step

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Transferring my stained glass pattern design onto contact paper is my next big step in getting my project made! There are numerous methods for transferring a pattern onto glass for cutting. I learned to use white shelving paper that has an adhesive backing that pulls off. I trace the pattern onto the shelving contact paper […]

Stained Glass Patterns

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I have been spending time on the stained glass patterns for the windows in the house we are building!  I am making windows with specific wildlife images so I have been researching images and patterns on the internet and in my pattern books. My husband and I have discussed the challenges and we are now […]

New Year 2015

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The new year is here and I have projects new and old to get underway!  I am always thinking about new ways to make my dichroic glass jewelry fresh and interesting! I am experimenting with murrini/millefiore glass. It is not dichoric glass but I may play with adding it to pieces of dichroic. There are […]

Reflecting

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It is a week before Christmas and I have been thinking about future projects and reflecting on past projects – large and small. I will be making four stained glass windows for the cupola in the house my husband, Dave, is building for us. I know it is many months away before the windows are […]

Thankful!

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The holidays are upon us with Thanksgiving just a couple of days away. I retired from my job in Taos, New Mexico and moved to Missouri a year ago. There has been a lot of change for me – most good and a little bad – but I definitely have much to be thankful for. […]