BYOB: City of Glass (Intro to Glass Fusing)
Jun
30
6:30 pm18:30

BYOB: City of Glass (Intro to Glass Fusing)

  • Chicago Glass Collective
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Use Chicago as your inspiration for your first glass fusing project! Chicago's skyline, beaches, architecture, river, flag, bridges and neighborhoods are easily translated into fused glass shapes, colors and textures. You will use a variety of colored glass pieces to create a colorful one-of-a-kind glass piece.

Bring a beverage of your choice and snack to enjoy while creating your glass cityscape.

Create a wall hanging or dish. You will learn the basics of cutting and assembling flat glass. Pre-cut pieces will also be available to make your 6" x 4" or 5" x 5" piece. 

Great for a date night or a girls/guys night out! No experience needed. 21+

$50/person

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BYOB: Graphic Glass Coasters (Intro to Glass Fusing)
Jun
28
6:30 pm18:30

BYOB: Graphic Glass Coasters (Intro to Glass Fusing)

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Create a fab set of landing pads for your favorite beverages. Students will select design elements from our colorful selection of flat sheet glass and decals prepared with a wide range of patterns and images. You’ll make art you can toast to! You will learn how to safely cut and assemble glass into your design. You will make two 4”-square glass coasters that your guests will want to steal. Your pieces will be fired after the workshop and available for pickup a few days later. No previous experience necessary. 

All materials included. If you want to make more coasters they are $15 each

$45/person

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Fusing Glass Garden and Plant Markers: Make Your Own!
Jun
11
12:30 pm12:30

Fusing Glass Garden and Plant Markers: Make Your Own!

  • Chicago Glass Collective

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Make your own whimsical and colorful fruit and vegetable markers for your garden! Discover the joys of glass fusing while creating your own unique garden and/or plant stakes. Use colored glass, frit, stringers, and embellishments to create beautiful fused glass garden markers in the kiln. Learn how to safely assemble and design with flat glass. You will create the perfect 3" x 3" handmade garden and/or plant stake in this fun and informative workshop. 

Perfect for girls' or guy's afternoon out or an event with your garden club! Also great for a family outing after the farmers' market. No experience required. Glass and tools provided by Chicago Glass Collective. Additional markers may be made for $12 ea. Pieces may be picked up one-week after firing. Ages 10+

$35/person

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Rainbow Glass Beads: Make Your Own!
Jun
7
6:30 pm18:30

Rainbow Glass Beads: Make Your Own!

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Make your own glass rainbow bead necklace (or bracelet) in this fun 2.5-hour class. Learn how to safely melt glass on a torch and make them into beautiful rainbow inspired glass beads. From there, we'll assemble them into a colorful hand-made necklace (or bracelet)! Perfect to wear to Chicago's Pride Parade on June 25th!

All materials are included. Walk away from the class with your glass bead necklace on and compliments all around! No experience necessary. 16+

This is a great introduction to glass flameworking and perfect for a Girls' and/or Guys' Night Out. Wear cotton clothing and closed-toed shoes.

$65/person

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BYOB- Fused Glass Appetizer Plate- Make Your Own!
May
24
6:30 pm18:30

BYOB- Fused Glass Appetizer Plate- Make Your Own!

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Want to try something new and creative? Do you like snacks and appetizers? Wouldn't you love them even more if you served them on your own, handmade glass plate?

Discover the joys of glass fusing while creating your own unique appetizer/snack plate. Use colored glass, frit, stringers, and embellishments to create beautiful fused glass plates in the kiln. Learn how to safely cut, assemble and design with flat glass. You will create the perfect 5" x 5" handmade serving dish sure to impress everyone at your next party!

Perfect for a date night or night out with friends. No experience required. Glass and tools provided by Chicago Glass Collective. Pieces may be picked up one-week after firing. Additional colors of glass may be purchased from the instructor during class. Ages 21+

All basic materials provided. Extra glass colors may be purchased from the instructor.

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$50