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I Like Stained Glass

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    Grinding Away

    My wife got me into stained glass. I took about  3 years off, and started back up a few weeks ago. I have some unfinished projects of hers and mine at home that I want to finish, but first I need to give myself a refresher course. I started off by making a 9-pane rectangle...
    mergelayers mergelayers 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    Wow. Glad I Found This.

    I create stained glass.  i have taught it to myself.  I'm not as good as I'd like to be.  I really would love to take classes.  Don't know of any.  I'm in the suburbs of chicago, IL if any has any sugesstions.
    Newlifenewfriends Newlifenewfriends 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    And Would Like to Learn How to Make It.

    No story yet, I'm afraid.  I just joined this group hoping to learn about the process. :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M May 9, 2008

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    HAPPY to Be Back In the World of Stained Glass

    I learned Stained Glass around 1989 and made quite a few pieces, most of them, given away as gifts.  During that time I made a Red Glass Cardinal Window Hanging, Bluebird Fan Lamp, Sunset Circle, Various Hanging Pieces, Large Dining Room Seafood Lamp, etc. Deciding that I...
    reflections3 reflections3 61-65, F 15 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Mystical Glass

    Buck Meadows California. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     When the sunlight shines thru this glass,you can feel the light..      
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses May 3, 2008

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    I Think Stained Glass Is Beautiful ...

    .... but I've never worked with it.  Is it too heavy to be made into jewelry?
    JustLoveMe JustLoveMe 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    Wish I Had the Space For a Workshop

    Ever since I took a class where I did a small stained glass piece, I have a love for it.  Unfortunately the only time I get to play around with it, is when one of my friends invites me over to play in her workshop.  I am so jealous! I have only done small things, but...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F Jun 23, 2007

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    Glass World!

    I'm a cold weather creature living in Florida!  One of the things that gets me excited when the weather FINALLY starts cooling off is that I can go to the garage where I've claimed a piece for my stained glass "shop"and start to create magic! I've had a love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 28, 2009

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    In Churches Or Homes

    There are a lot of houses around where my parents live, which have incorporated stained glass windows into their front entrance halls or/and the tall window that leads halfway up the stairs.  I love the uniqueness of many of them- and had often wished when growing up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2008

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    Paris

    Paris has a lot  of fine stained  glass some very old and some modern.For the best old go to the Cathedral of St Denis where all the french Kins are buried.For modern go to the Church of St Severin in the Latin Quarter
    Fulke Fulke 70+, M Mar 31, 2011

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    I've worn glasses all the time since I was nine. I've loved wearing them from the start. When I don't have glasses on and look in the mirror, it's like something is missing - the...
    adamiriam adamiriam 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I was far sighted and I would have to take my glasses off to read small print up close. Then I developed cataracts and had cataract surgery in one eye. (2nd eye surgery in 2 weeks...
    MarkRomeo MarkRomeo 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    Since 1944, Layne Glass Services provides all your needs from simple to the lavish, new construction to commercial damage repairs, and everything in between. We have built our...
    layneglass layneglass 26-30, M Jan 5

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    I dont wear them all the time because it just makes me look all nerdy and teacher-esque which is so not attractive hahah but i put them on when I'm in class because if i dont, all...
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    Friends: Murph the man who came out of the surf told me his first name was Murph; didn't think for a second, the way that I reckoned, he soon would be racing on turf. he had...
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    i just wrote this for someone in q&a lol: there he went he was my life but then he slipped away little did i know that by loving him there'd be hell to pay like a blue vein...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    A girl with glasses on will always catch my eye. I don't even have to see her, but if I hear that a girl wears them I'm intrigued. Maybe it's because of the geek/nerd stereotype...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I got glasses about 3 months ago and they are blue and white. But I look like a nerd in them. There's nothing wrong with looking like a nerd, but it's still feels weird wearing...
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    Have since I was 4. Now, I am 16 with severe myopia, myodiscs, and - prescription glasses for reading. I can no longer be corrected to 20/20. Sometimes I really wish I had way...
    madison16 madison16 16-17, F Jan 2

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    I don't wear them much bc I look bad with glasses but I just look retarded in class when I'm squinting at the board
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I cant see anything if i dont wear my glasses and i HATE them :( My mum says im not allowed contact lenses till in bout 15 :( Im only 12!
    GothicLoveXxX GothicLoveXxX 13-15, F Jan 11

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    I just started wearing glasses late last year. I actually needed them several years ago, but I did not get them. So last year, I realized that I should probably get them, so if I'm...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really hate the way I look in glasses but they are more convenient but I just rotate between the 2
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have worn glasses since the 1st grade . The first thing I do in the morning is put them on . I can not see a thing with out them lol .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    He saw her like no one else did, wanted her even when he'd witnessed the dark deeds of the demons that plagued her soul. The embellishments she hid her face in, even when gone...
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    Honestly, from 2011 to present, my life has been one continuous cycle of pain, failure, and worthlessness. To whit: 2011 • Flunked VCE exams, with 28% being the lowest, and 48...
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    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jan 16

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    Exchange the man in the mirror looks nothing like me; he's older and heavier, anyone can see. and where is his hair? it used to be there. we'll take the mirror back, on our...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 19

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    Alright here is one that I've wouldn't forget sharing. So onetime months ago when I had a cosplay gathering to wear. I've ended up wearing my Fat Suit. So here is what happened, I...
    surferbrg surferbrg 22-25, M Jan 19

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    A little boy came home with his parents from church one Sunday. He seemed a little depressed, so his mother asked him if something happened in Sunday school class that he would...
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    I do enjoy a tall glass of vodka. I like some some kinda by itself and others with orange juice.
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Someone gave a certificate for a spa, last Christmas. I used it, why not? For a change. So I went to this place; 'looked cozy, it was dark inside 'tho. The female attendants led me...
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    i have destiny and i wanna do the vault of glass missions
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    I'm really short ,but I love it .......till I have to climb counters to get a glass Btw ~ I'm 5'1 3/4 So close to 5'2 .... Can't wait till I'm 5'2 "Short Girl Problems" All The...
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