Beginners Stained Glass -
Foiling (aka. Tiffany) - Sunflower for Ukraine
Learn the basics of foiling stained glass and make a contribution to Red Cross DEC Ukraine Fund!

"Another fabulour opportunity to learn new skills and techniques from the VERY knowledgeable Mike & Jenny "- Sue H

This is a special one-day taster workshop intended to give you a feel for the copper foiling method of stained glass; if you enjoy this class we suggest you consider a full one-day workshop to gain deeper skills and make a more challenging piece.

The proceeds from the sale of each place on this workshop will go to the Red Cross Disasters Emergency Committee fund for Ukraine. The breakdown is:

  • Workshop cost £79 per place
  • VAT £13.17 goes to HMRC
  • Balance of £65.83 goes to the Red Cross DEC fund within 3 days of booking

One-day copper foiling stained glass beginners class for up to 5 people - Sunflower

We start out by learning some basic glass cutting techniques using the same tools we use ourselves.You'll then cut the coloured glass for your sunflower and move on to grinding the edges smooth. Once ready, you'll apply the coppper foil, and solder the petals and centre together.

We'll add a hanging loop and fishing line for you and your sunflower is ready to be enjoyed at home. All the proceeds minus the VAT will go to the Red Cross Ukraine fund to help those caught up in the humanitarian disaster unfolding in their country.

At each stage we'll show you the tools, materials and skills you'll need to complete your sunflower project.

  • Scoring and breaking glass, using oil-cutter, grozing pliers and cut runner
  • Preparing the glass for soldering using the grinder, copper foil and crimping tool
  • Soldering using a high-power soldering iron and fluxes
  • Adding loop made from copper wire

The course cost of £79 inc VAT per person includes:

  • All materials and glass
  • Use of tools and protective gear
  • Refreshments during the workshop - please bring your own lunch to keep the cost down
  • Maximum class size 5 people
  • Your piece to take home
  • Class runs from 10am to (approx) 5-30pm at our Northants studio near Towcester
  • £65.83 donation per place made to Red Cross for Ukraine on your behalf

How to book your place - Stained Glass Copper Foil Taster Workshop for Beginners - Sunflower for Ukraine

If you're ready to book, choose the date you prefer and use the PayPal buttons to make your booking. You can pay by card or PayPal. We can also take bookings in the studio or you can buy this class as an emailable gift voucher.
All bookings are subject to our class bookings terms and conditions - found here.

We've updated our workshops-related COVID-19 fact sheet - find it here.
If you have any questions or concerns get in touch and we'll do our best to help.
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2022 Classes

  • Friday 3rd June - Foiling / Tiffany Sunflower for Ukraine class - sorry, fully booked
  • Friday 10th June - Foiling / Tiffany Sunflower for Ukraine class - sorry, fully booked
  • Friday 17th June - Foiling / Tiffany Sunflower for Ukraine class - sorry, fully booked
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More information

Watch Mike introduce the full one-day Copper Foiling workshop! Still have questions? Contact us!

We pride ourselves on creating a fun, stimulating and supportive environment for you to enjoy discovering new skills.

Our one day classes are suitable for anyone over 18, although we do advise that anyone with a medical condition that limits their hand strength or control, or their ability to stand for periods of time contact us before booking to discuss.
 
Due to the use of lead this workshop is not suitable for expectant mothers.

With a maximum of 5 students you can be sure of plenty of attention and guidance throughout the class.

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What attendees have said about our classes:

"A very informative and insppirational day. Thank You."

"From start to finish clear and methodical instruction"

"...pleased class was small for the one-to-one instruction..."

"A really well planned and researched class, a great learning experience!"

"Really enjoyed the workshop. Tutors were brilliant"

"I have been meaning to write for the last week to say a huge thank you for a most fantastic day I had last Saturday."

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