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What Is Glass Fusing?

Believe it or not, the art of Glass Fusing has been around since about 2000 BCE. During the Renaissance period, glass fusing lost its' popularity as Stained Glass swept the charts. It wasn't until the 1960's that glass fusing re-emerged, now glass fusing considered one of the fastest growing art forms.


Glass fusing is the bonding of separate pieces of glass by high heat, administered in a kiln. It’s easy to learn the basics of glass fusing, it’s fun, and the possibilities are endless. There is a vast range of techniques, and we are always experimenting!


At The Glass Bar, you have the opportunity to experiment with glass fusing on a beginners' level. We also offer classes in more advanced techniques for those with a desire to learn.


  • Cancellations made with 30 days or more in advance of the scheduled event date may receive a full-refund.

  • Cancellations made within 14 days of the scheduled event date are subject to credit only.  

  • Cancellations made with 7 days or less of the scheduled event date will NOT be subject to any credits or refunds. These days and times are reserved specifically for you.

  • No Shows will NOT be subject to any credits or refunds.


Seasonal Classes

Saturday Evenings

Join me for this super fun seasonal class, creating a festive nightlight. Only offered for the season!

Students will learn the basics of glass fusing including glass cutting, grinding, and designing of 2-dimensional pieces.

We'll have fun experimenting with different shapes, textures, and mediums of glass to inspire our creations.

Pieces will be ready for pick up after firing (~2 weeks). I will mount each piece to a nightlight base to illuminate the room, even on those gloomy early March Days Perfect for the season!

  • Seasonal Theme is Optional

  • Project Choices are Nightlight, Suncatcher, Coaster, or Tree (Offered during Winter Only)

  • Great for beginners. Age 16+

  • Maximum 12 Students, Minimum 3

  • Materials included. 


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Bowl Draping

Sunday Evenings

Expand your knowledge of glass fusing to design your very own fused glass bowl.

Learned techniques include cutting straight lines, curved lines, and circles.


You will learn intermediate glass fusing knowledge, such as working with cold glass sheets, remnants, frits.


You will also gain an in depth look at kiln working.

Using this knowledge you will brainstorm an design and bring your idea to life!

Pieces will be ready for pick up after firing (~2 weeks). 


  • Great for beginners. Age 16+

  • Maximum 12 Students, Minimum 3

  • Materials included.


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Fanatic Fusing

Tuesday Evenings - 4 Week Session

Love Glass Fusing? Ready to dive into something bigger?

Join us for our fantastic fanatic fusing workshop. This session meets consecutive

Tuesday nights 6-9pm.

We're going to cover a lot during this session. Our first session will cover basic skills such as cutting and grinding, we will work with basic techniques at first. 

Each week, we will dive deeper into the world of glass fusing exploring different methods and mechanics. The possibilities are endless!

Returning students will be challenged to expand their knowledge. This is your opportunity to grow and define your skill set. 

  • Great for beginners. Age 16+

  • Maximum 8 students, Minimum 3

  • Materials included.


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