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Miniature stained glass and other stained glass projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas

 

See also windows and decals

 

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Links to miniature projects

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  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

The Red House - by Linda in Ohio

 

Blogs

  • Blogs concentrating on stained glass or categories/labels about it in blogs

 

Groups

  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to stained glass.

 

Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making stained glass projects.

Acetate - from Crafty Computer Paper

 

Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for stained glass in your shop? Add a direct link here.

Applied Graphics Imagery - Terry in Walkertown, NC

Plique-a-Jour - stained glass windows

Stained Glass - by Barbara Sabia

 

 

Books

  • Books about miniature stained glass projects (also books with chapters about it)

Glass Patterns - magazine

 

Instructions for miniatures

 

Miniature printables

 

Wallpapers

  • Wallpapers that go well with stained glass projects

 

Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to stained glass

 

Links

  • links to sites showing how to make items related to stained glass

Chantal Stained Glass 1, 2 - free patterns by Chantal Pare

Creating a Stained Glass Look - by embossing transparency film, from Artfully Musing

Easy Peasy Stained Glass Tutorial - from Cinderella Moments

Make your own Gallery Glass - from Almost Unschoolers

Stained Glass Patterns

Stained Glass - from Victoria Miniland

Stained Glass Mini Window - from Every Little Thing

Stained Glass Tutorial - from Dollhouse Forum

Videos

  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

 

Research/ Inspiration

 

Tips/Hints

  • Make stained glass from Fimo. The 'lead' is made from ordinary Fimo. Place your drawing of the window under a tempered glass plate or saucepan stand,  then lay out the 'lead' with grey Fimo. When that is baked, pour the liquid Fimo, coloured with a very little oil paint into the spaces for the glass. This is baked again and it lifts off the glass very easily.

 

Glass

  • Use acetate  or transparency sheets for laser printers, and print out designs from clip art. Paint on the opposite side as the printer ink will smear!
  • Gallery Glass paint for tinting the glass.

 

Leading

  • Try using black or grey button thread. either run the thread through glue and apply to the design, or draw the design with a glue syringe and lay the thread on it. (also see windows)
  • Lead tape from the golf store - Unroll a section of the tape, flatten it out on a cutting surface and cut the tape into thin strips for the leading. (1/32" to 1/16" ) Create a jig for uniform cuts. Remove the backing of the golf tape, stick it down to a starting point and work the strip over the lines of your design and pressing down when you have it right. Then press down again and cut off with your exacto knife. Depending on your design, there will be lots of cuts and restarts. When you have all your leading lines down, burnish gently with a stylus to make sure everything is firmly in place. The lead tape will create the little bumps where it crosses or joins and it will age properly. Tape on both sides of the glass for a more realistic look.  Once taping is completed, flood colour in the spaces with Gallery Glass stain.

 

 

Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages
  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject

 

 

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