Cinco de Mayo

The holiday of Cinco de Mayo, although quite popular in the United States, it is only somewhat celebrated in Mexico.

There are quite a few Mexican holidays and Mexican festivals celebrated in the Mexican culture.

This celebration is more of a regional holiday in Mexico.

The holiday celebrates the May 5, 1862 victory over the French at Puebla.

In the United States the celebrations include items from the Mexican culture.

These usually include Mexican food, beverages, music and decorations.

The colors are vivid reds, greens and yellows.

Brightly colored banners decorate walls and streets as parades march by crowds of people.

Private parties are held with the Mexican theme.

Everyone is eating tortilla chips and salsa while washing it down with a salty margarita.

This page will home some patterns that could be used for celebrating this holiday.

Each link will lead to another page that will not only have complete instructions but a pattern.

Adjust the pattern to fit your particular needs.

The designs can be fused and then worn as a pin on your celebratory outfit.

Make them for gifts to hand out to your friends and family to help everyone get into the spicy mood.

Fuse the designs into other pieces of glass and turn them into dip trays for your salsa and chips, or bowls to hold your chips.

Place a large piece in the center or your design and add some colorful frit to give the appearance of confetti.

Kiln Formed Glass Art Projects for Cinco de Mayo

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  • Cactus
  • Chili Pepper
  • Maracas
  • Piñata
  • Sombrero
  • However or wherever you are celebrating, there is sure to be a pattern that will assist you with your celebration.

    Come back each year to see additions designs that will be added.

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