The winged heart pattern has many different and diverse meanings. The heart can represent truth or love, while the angel wings could symbolize hope. Together they seem to characterize truthful or loving hope.
The angel wings seem to be supporting or enveloping the heart, keeping it safe and lifting it up. There are many different patterns for angelic wings that can be found on line or in coloring books. You could change the look completely just by changing the type of wings used. However you decide to make this flying heart pattern is entirely up to you and what you would like the design to represent.
Materials:PatternHeart glassWing glassGlass cleaner of choiceChap Stick or BeeswaxGlass sawFiber PaperKilnPrepared kiln shelfProtective glassesTwo part EpoxyPin Back
1. Copy and cut the guide.
2. Place the paper pattern on the right color glass and trace around the model with a permanent pen. Liberally envelop the drawing with beeswax or Chap Stick.
3. A glass saw is required to cut the shape. Make a point of cutting near the line to keep the form and all the precise particulars.
4. Clean with soap and rinse in plain water or use glass cleaner to strip off any drawings and scum. Using a lint free towel, dry the pieces.
5. Position the sections on a ready kiln shelf and pose the shelf within the unit. Always grasp the glass by the edge to prevent fingerprints.
6. Shut the lid or access. Turn on the unit.
7. Watch the piece at approximately 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. Whenever glancing at your pieces have on glasses with IR and UV protection.
8. When the glass possesses your preferred look, turn off and disconnect the kiln. If the unit is made with thick fire bricks, you can permit it to cool down by itself. If however it is assembled with ceramic fiber, the kiln must remain on and monitored so that it does not cool down more than about 300 degrees Fahrenheit an hour.
9. When the temperature goes down lower than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the oven can be opened.
10. When the project has cooled down to room temperature, add a pin back. Stick on the pin back with a two part epoxy.
Winged Heart Pattern
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