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Jul 21

Red Glass Pitcher

red glass pitcher

  This is the last of my glass-class pieces from this winter. I’ve been parceling them out so there’s a variety. I don’t know if I’ll take glass class again next winter. It’s expensive, but not completely affordable. But I was so busy this winter that the time was definitely an issue. When I described …

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Jul 07

Rainbow Juice Cup

rainbow juice cup

    I saw some lovely, delicate glasses in the studio that someone had made for a project. They tapered in at the top, and had small divots on the side to make it easier to grab. I had an inspiration of making something just like that, only with ┬áthree whisper-thin patches of frit around …

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Jun 02

Giant Glass Beer Stein

krol sized mug

  This one is closest, in color to replicating the cups I gave away. However, it’s more complicated than a basic tumbler because it has a handle and a cookie foot. I wasn’t very good at handles (still am not) and we did a couple of practice pieces at the beginning of class, which was …

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May 15

Light Blue Tapered Swirl Cup

blue striped cup

  I made this cup using the optics mold, trying to reproduce the beautiful blue and white and light blue cups I gave away two years ago. I can’t even remember exactly what they looked like, excepet that there were a number of them and when I let people take whichever cup they liked, those …

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Feb 25

Twice Green Cup

green tumbler

Just started a new glass blowing class. I couldn’t get into the shorter weeknight one I usually take, and am in a longer one on the weekends. The other women in class far surpassed me in skill. This is good, in that they will likely inspire me to strethc myself, but bad, in that it’s …

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