Layered Valentine Hearts
There are many options with this layered Valentine hearts design. You can use the Valentine pattern located at the end of this page, or use the idea to design your own pattern to obtain your desired look. Make it with traditional pinks and reds, or use other colors to make it really pop. As you can see by the pattern, you can also make both sides layered, or simply do one side for some drama.
Be sure to copy and adjust the Valentine pattern located at the bottom of this page to suit your particular needs. If you are looking for additional Valentine’s Day gift ideas check out the page titled
Red Hot Valentines Day Pins.
Materials:Various glass colorsPatternGlass cleaner of choiceChap Stick or BeeswaxGlass sawFiber PaperKilnPrepared kiln shelfProtective glassesTwo part EpoxyPin Back
1. Sketch and cut out the shape.
2. Lay down the sections on the right color glass and sketch around the pattern with a permanent pen. Liberally envelop the markings with beeswax or Chap Stick.
3. A glass saw is considered necessary to cut out the outline. Follow near the outline to keep the shape and all the meticulous fine points.
4. Cleanse with dish soap and soak in plain water or use glass cleaner to take away all pen marks and residue. Dry the items.
5. Place the pieces on a ready kiln shelf and pose the shelf in the kiln. Always grip the glass by the edge to avoid fingerprints.
6. Shut the top or access. Activate the oven.
7. Observe the fused piece at close to 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. While glimpsing at your projects have on glasses with IR and UV protection.
8. As soon as the glass has your preferred appearance, switch off and unplug the oven. If the kiln is put together with dense fire bricks, you can allow it to cool off by it’s self. If however it is constructed with ceramic fiber, the oven must be left on and checked so that it does not cool off more than approximately 300 degrees Fahrenheit per hour.
9. Once the pyrometer goes down under 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the unit can be opened.
10. As soon as the layered Valentine hearts has cooled to room temperature, add a brooch back. Hold on the brooch back with a two part epoxy.
Layered Valentine Hearts Pattern
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Valentines Day Pins
Layered Valentine Hearts to Glass Fusing Made Easy
Fused Glass Patterns