A fuzzy mitten is always welcome for the cold winter nights. The mitten pattern for this design is located at the bottom of the page.
Make this Christmas mitten out of solid colors, dichroic glass, or mix and match the colors. Determine if you want to make your mitten as a Christmas design, in that case you might want to make them red and white. Or make them to match your favorite outfit.
Make more than one winter mitten and put them together. Use a stringer to represent the twine mom always used so that neither of the mittens would get lost.
Determine the size you want to make and adjust the pattern accordingly. You can use a program like print shop or some other photo manipulating program to adjust the pattern to your desired size and shape. Make the cuff a little larger than the main part of the mitten if you want it to curl around the edge of the piece.
MaterialsMitten glassGlass cleaner of choiceBeeswax or Chap StickGlass sawKilnPrepared kiln shelfProtective glassesTwo part EpoxyPin Back
1. Copy and cut out the outline.
2. Situate the paper pattern on the right color glass and draw close to the shape with a permanent marker. Liberally plaster the markings with beeswax or Chap Stick.
3. A glass saw is desirable to cut out the design. Cut close to the outline to retain the form and all the small fine points.
4. Launder with soap and soak in plain water or employ glass cleaner to take away all markings and residue. Air dry the glass.
5. Place the parts on a ready kiln ledge and put the shelf within the unit. At all times grip the glass by the rim to avoid fingerprints.
6. Shut the top or access. Start the unit.
7. Observe the fused piece at almost 1325 degrees Fahrenheit. While looking at your fused glass have on glasses with IR and UV shield.
8. Once the piece possesses your preferred look, shut down and unplug the unit. If the unit is assembled with dense fire bricks, you can permit it to cool down by it’s self. If however it is created with ceramic fiber, the unit must remain on and supervised so that it doesn’t cool down more than roughly 300 degrees Fahrenheit an hour.
9. Once the temperature falls lower than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the kiln can be opened.
10. Once the project has cooled to room temperature, add a brooch back. Stick on the brooch back with a two part epoxy.
Use Glassline Paint to make thin lines to indicate the wrinkles in the cuff. You could also use Pebeo Vitrea paints after fusing to make the lines. Be sure that if you use the Pebeo Vitrea paints to follow the manufacturer’s directions on curing the paints.
Fuzzy Mitten Pattern
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Fused Glass Christmas
Fuzzy Mitten to Glass Fusing Made Easy
Fused Glass Patterns