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We are off to the markets!

Well, now that I am sort of, kinda, almost, very close to retired, we are starting to attend markets more.

Our first market will be The Handmade Expo Market at Harristown State School Auditorium, South Street, Harristown on the 26th November. It runs 9am to 2 pm. Come see us there.

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Making a Fused Glass Part Sheet

Fused Glass Part Sheet

If you are not already familiar with part sheets, they are simply custom made sheets of glass with some sort of pattern. The pattern could be anything, even plain colours if you desire.

These sheets are then cut up and used as components in some other project, such as a central feature in a glass bowl.

Anyway, this post is about creating a part sheet using powdered frit.

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Fused Glass Features for a Fireplace Mantle

Fuse Glass Fireplace Mantle

This is a simple little project that may give you some inspiration to use fused glass in new ways.

In our home we have a brick fireplace that has always looked quite bare. It has no mantle and really looks unfinished. So for a few years I have been looking for a suitable fireplace mantle to finish it off.

Finally, I found a very cheap, $20,  second-hand mantel that could do the job.

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Turquoise Fused Glass Honeycomb Bowl

Honeycomb Plate

This project has been hanging around on my list for some time now.  Not sure why exactly, but it may be because I knew it would be a little tedious. You will see what I mean a little later.

Anyway, the time came to give it a go.

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