Introduction to Stained Glass

On this course you will learn the techniques of copper foiled (Tiffany) stained glass. You will be taught all the skills to create two small pieces of stained glass including: glass cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering and finishing. Using these skills you will make a star and another small suncatcher to hang in a window.

You will learn how to safely use the specialist equipment and materials that are involved in the stained glass process, such as cutters, grinders and soldering irons.

Tools, materials and equipment are provided.

Pre-booking is essential.  Tickets can be purchased via the Book Now button on this page or in the Winterbourne shop.

Stained glass shapes

Stained glass decorations

Clare Wainwright has been working with glass for about 17 years, she makes sun-catchers, mirrors, lampshades and more, and loves to experiment with new techniques such as acid etching and adding images into glass.  Clare has taught at various locations including mac Birmingham, Centre of England Arts, and Winterbourne.  You can find out more about Clare at her website.

“Clare was very patient and informative”, “Excellent workshop, Clare was brilliant.” – participants at Clare’s previous Winterbourne workshops.

Our courses are suitable for 18 years or above.  If you have any questions, please contact us using the Ask a Question button on this page.