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Shedglas Design - Rosehip Mirror

Autumn inspiration

The weather is changing and around us the autumn colours are glowing in the sunshine. Taking a bit of inspiration from this I’ve worked on a mirror. No colour this time, but a simple leaded frame with the detailing etched.  

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Shedglas Design making

Restocking

Busy in the studio restocking some sun catchers in preparation for an event at Stamford Arts Centre with Stamford Quality Market on Sunday September 28th, This is a new venture for me so I am looking forward to seeing how the day goes. Then the following Saturday will find me returning to the Castle Square […]

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Detail from a Moroccan theme

Clearing and Preparing

After a good day at Easton Walled Gardens this last weekend I’m busy clearing and sorting the studio ready for a workshop and making space for a repair job. I’m holding on to a double panel commission on a Moroccan theme until the clients are ready to fit it.     This one has been […]

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Shedglas Design Single Snowdrops in copper foil

Snowdrops for Easton Walled Gardens

I’m putting some pieces together, getting ready to attend the Easton Walled Gardens Autumn Fair on Sunday 7th September. I’m including some snowdrops since the Gardens are famous for their snowdrops. Beautiful gardens which have been beautifully renovated in the last few years.  

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Giffords Circus 001

Giffords Circus

I celebrated my birthday at Giffords Circus in Gloucestershire. It was a wonderful night watching contortionists and jugglers, balancing acts and clowning, spotty dogs and horses. Lots of ideas in my head which I hope to work into glass. Afterwards a great meal cooked by my friend’s son, the lovely Olly Halas who cooks excellent […]

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Kaffe Fassett

Went to a great exhibition of Kaffe Fassett quilts at a local church this weekend. He has always been a real colourist and looking at these with their geometric designs has got my mind thinking of some new ideas.

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Shedglas Design - Double panel commission cut and ready

Cutting glass

I’ve just about finished cutting the glass for a new commission. Working in two panels with copper foiling and leading there are over 350 pieces of glass! Now to start putting it together.  

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A Watery image

Watery image

I had a lovely day in North Norfolk this week. A long walk along the beach with friends and dogs. The dogs love the water, though were not too sure when the sand shifted under their feet with the waves. Water isn’t the easiest image to convey visually. I had a go for a pair […]

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Shedglas Design - a simple, but effective panel for above a door.

Simple Panel Design

Just finishing a panel to go above a door. A simple design to go with the tiling in the room. Playing with a mixture of textured clear glass, we’ve included coloured squares to again match. Simple, but effective.     Then preparing for the final Shedglas Design Introductory Workshop of the season, a full group […]

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Shedg;as Design at Lincoln BIG Artists Market July 2014

Busy week

It’s been a busy week. While working on some commissions and a repair I also had a merry group of ladies for an introductory leaded stained ¬†glass workshop yesterday and last Saturday I attended my first event at Lincoln’s Castle Square with Lincoln BIG Artists Market. The position cannot be faulted with the cathedral on […]

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