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All classes meet at The Glass Bar located at 60 Dedham Ave in Needham, MA
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Early Release/No School Glass Fusing Class 

Description: Each session will begin with a thorough glass safety lesson.  Then, students will learn basic glass fusing techniques such as cutting and grinding of glass and working with frit.  Students will each receive a glass base tile that they will design to their liking.  The final result can be used as a functional coaster, or a decorative sun-catcher. Great for beginners.

4 Week After School Glass Fusing Session for Ages 8-16
: We're going to cover a lot during this session. Our first session will cover basic skills such as cutting, grinding, and designing.  Each week, we will learn and incorporate new techniques into our designs. Students will be challenged to create amazing fused glass projects such as sun catchers, coasters, plates, bowls, nightlights and more. Great for beginners.

6 Week Fanatic Fusing Session for Ages 16+
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: Love Glass Fusing? Ready to dive into somet
hing bigger?

Join us for our fanatic fusing workshop. This class meets consecutive Tuesdays.  Our first session will cover basic skills such as cutting and grinding.  Throughout the weeks we will discuss more complex techniques.  Each week we will learn and incorporate new techniques as you create many pieces that you will cherish forever.  
Returning students will be challenged to expand their knowledge. This is your opportunity to grow and define your skill set. No experience Necessary.

6 Week Mosaic Session for Ages 16+
Description: Explore the ancient technique of Mosaic art.  Create beautiful mosaic masterpieces using a variety of techniques and materials.  We'll start off easy using mosaic tile nippers to shape pre-cut pieces of glass.  Your first "practice project" will use these techniques to design a trivet.  In the following weeks, you'll learn how to grout and more advanced techniques of cutting using traditional mosaic pieces such as square tile, penny rounds, beads and stained glass.  Great for beginners.

Bowl Draping for Ages 16+
Description: Expand your knowledge of glass fusing while designing your very own fused glass bowl.  Learned techniques include cutting straight lines, curved lines and circles.  You will learn intermediate glass fusing techniques, such as working with cold glass sheets, remnants, and frits.  You will also gain an in depth perspective at kiln working.  Using this knowledge you will brainstorm a design and bring your idea to life.

Introduction to Stained Glass for Ages 16+
Description: During this 3 hour course, our experienced instructors will guide you through the creation of a floating geode panel.  You will learn the historic steps of the American Copper Foil technique of Stained Glass.  Learned techniques include copper foiling, soldering, polishing and patina.  There will be a glass cutting demonstration at the beginning of the class, though you will be working from a pre-cut kit of glass.

Seasonal Glass Fusing for Ages 16+twinkling tree
Description: Join us for this special seasonal class to create a festive creation.  Students will learn the basics of glass fusing including glass cutting, grinding, designing of 2-dimensional pieces.  We'll have fun experimenting with different shapes, textures and mediums of glass to inspire our creations. 
Sept-Nov: Fall Foliage, December-February: Twinkling Trees, Mar-May: Spring Flowers, Jun-Aug: Summer Wave   Pieces will be ready for pick up after firing (approximately 2 weeks)

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Early Release Glass Fusing Class 
6y and up N/A Th  12/07/2023
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

The Glass Bar in Needham
$50.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
Children ages 6 - 9 must be accompanied by a registered adult
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Seasonal Glass Fusing Workshop 
16y and up N/A Sa  12/09/2023
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

The Glass Bar in Needham
$70.00 Res, $70.00 Non-Res
4 seat(s) available
The theme for this class is Twinkling Trees. Pieces will be ready for pick up after firing (approximately 2 weeks)
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Bowl Draping 
16y and up N/A Su  12/10/2023
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

The Glass Bar in Needham
$135.00 Res, $135.00 Non-Res
4 seat(s) available
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