I just pulled a new handkerchief vase out of the kiln. I love these vases! They are always a wonderful surprise. Well mostly always. I have had one or two that looked weird. But this one turned out great. Handkerchief vases, or drape vases, are made by positioning a piece of glass over a stainless […]
Why is it that something I’ve done many times before all of a sudden doesn’t work. The last two vases I made were disasters. The first one I knew I over cooked because I missed when the kiln reached the process temperature. This last one, I thought I watched closely and stopped in time. But […]
Today I am sharing a failure. Let me just say that it is so much more fun to share successes! But I do learn a lot from the failures. And since I promised to share the journey, this is part of it. A few months ago I made custom handkerchief vase for someone. She loved […]
I’ve done a lot of blogging about recycled wine bottles lately. Partly because it’s this time of year that I start to build up inventory for the Holiday Market I will be selling at in the fall. But enough is enough! Here are some pictures of the handkerchief vase I made last week. The camera […]
This glass handkerchief vase came out of the kiln this morning. I used a drape mold from Slumpy’s called Sorrento. I love the shape of this mold.