Fused Glass Flowers - Glass Fusing Course for Beginners
Make two Fused Glass Flowers & Learn simple fused glass techniques in 1 day or 2 evenings or afternoons

"A really well planned and researched class, a great learning experience!" - Cate

Our one-day or 2-session evening course is a great introduction to simple glass fusing techniques, with time to make two funky fused glass flowers.
The course will give you an appreciation of some of the key materials used in fusing, plus an insight in to kiln operation and firing schedules.

With a maximum of 5 students and two tutors you can be sure of plenty of attention and guidance throughout the class.

2 evenings or afternoons or 1 day - Fused Glass Flowers Fusing course for up to 5 people

Session 1 - You'll learn how to cut glass shapes under our expert guidance, and then cut the petal shapes for your two flowers from clear glass from a choice of patterns designed to fuse together well.

We'll introduce you to the key tools and tecjniques needed to successfully cut your glass shapes and prepare them ready for the next session a week later....

Session 2 - You'll decorate your petal shapes using coloured glass frits and powders and crushed clear glass to your own colour and design themes.
We'll also share with you the basics of Coefficient of Expansion and Compatibility of glass, the use of moulds and the firing schedules to be used for fusing your flowers - essential knowledge if you'd like to do more fusing in the future.

Once your petal shapes are decorated you'll lay them out ready to be fired.
Your pieces will be fired flat and then fired again in a mould to give the curved flower shape.
After firing your flowers will be ready for you to mount on the metal stems we provide.

Your finished flowers can be 'planted' indoors or outside in your garden!

The course cost of £90 (evenings) or £125 (one-day) per person includes:

  • All glass materials for the flowers including clear glass, frits and powders
  • Two steel, powder-coated metal stems to mount your flowers on - aoprox 30cm tall
  • Full tuition throughout
  • Use of tools and protective gear
  • Refreshments during the workshop, lunch during one-day classes
  • 2 tutors, maximum class size 5 people
  • Info pack to keep with information on glass and tools used, kiln schedules used, plus reminders on techniques - emailed as PDF
  • All your flowers to take home after firing
  • Eligibility for our Project Day Programme with preferential prices for project firings
  • Evening Course runs from 6-45pm to 9pm at our Northants studio (earlier or later by arrangement)
  • New - afternoon class runs from 2-30pm to 5-15pm (approx) at our Northants studio
  • New - One-Day workshop runs from 10.30 to (approx) 16.30

How to book your place - Fused Glass Flowers Course

If you're ready to book, choose the date you prefer and use the PayPal buttons to make your booking. You can pay by card or PayPal. We can also take bookings in the studio or you can buy this class as an emailable gift voucher.
All bookings are subject to our class bookings Terms And Conditions.

We've updated our workshops-related COVID-19 fact sheet - find it here.
If you have any questions or concerns get in touch and we'll do our best to help.
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If you're ready to book, choose the course starting date you prefer and use the PayPal buttons to make your booking. You can pay by card or PayPal. We can also take bookings in the studio,
Our class bookings terms and conditions are here.

We've updated our workshops-related COVID-19 fact sheet - find it here.
If you have any questions or concerns get in touch and we'll do our best to help.

2021 Fused Glass Flowers Course

  • Sorry, all 2021 Fused Glass Flowers workshops are now fully booked

2022 Fused Glass Flowers Courses & Classes

  • Tues 1st February at 10.30 One-Day workshop - 1 place remaining
  • Wednesday 20th April at 10.30 One-Day workshop - 4 places remaining
  • Sunday 15th May at 10.30 One-Day workshop - 4 places remaining
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About Vitreus Art

Vitreus Art is Jenny Timms and Mike Caddy - glass artists, course providers, and proprietors of Vitreus Art @ Bell Plantation, near Towcester.
Jenny is an accomplished glass artist who loves to share her passion for all glass art forms with students and visitors to the gallery.

Mike has developed a specialism in traditional leaded stained glass and the creation of 3d glass work. Together, the pair pride themselves on their friendly and supportive teaching style and in running inspiring courses for all levels.

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Decorate your glass flower petals with coloured frits and powders
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Learn about moulds and slump firing on this evening course
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Your flowers are completed with metal 30cm tall stems

What attendees have said about our classes:

"Brilliant, totally enjoyable and easy to follow instruction "

"Great day….extremely satisfied with terrific teachers who were tremendous. Thanks Guys!"

"Really enjoyed the workshop. Tutors were brilliant"



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