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Quilt Inspired Multi-Media Glass

We are always encouraging our students to think out of the box. And this works tremendously as students gain inspiration from things that speak to them in a personal way.

In this case, it was a quilt decoration, a gorgeous work of it’s own, that lent its energy to a labor of love in glass!

Quilting becomes inspiration for multi-media stained glass art.

By integrating fusing with traditional cold working techniques, our student Sonia was able to adapt the challenges of translating intricate design into glass.

Fusing glass components solved the problems of texture and detail.

Twisted wire and bead work became the final embellishment and added a delicate sense of whimsy to the beautiful glass. The wispy branches seem to sway in front of glass buildings!

Side by side, inspiration and results of perspiration! Just fabulous!

Congratulations Sonia on a fabulous piece of glass work!

Thinking of something fun and inspiring? Join us for stained glass! Or get involved with glass fusing. Check out our website for more details.


  1. Nancy Frost says

    Great job Sonia! I enjoyed watching you work diligently and patiently, while you infused so much love into your one of a kind, and so very special piece! Congratulations! It’s Beautiful!

    • Sonia says

      Thank you so much, Nancy! I am enjoying it thoroughly, with it being one of the first views I see each morning!

  2. Sonia says

    How neat to see a post about my piece up on your blog, Rose! Many thanks to you and Bill for helping me along the way and giving of your expertise on how to best approach adding a variety of mediums and techniques to creating this piece. I simply am in love with the end result!

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