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How To Make Ornaments or Fusing Elements Using Shape Tiles

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Christmas Tree Ornament Made of Glass Powders and Frit Make colorful ornaments or fusing elements for your projects using Bullseye Glass powders, frit. Check out our selection of shaped tiles

There's no limit to the designs you can create using shaped tiles. This tutorial shows you how to pin fiber paper around your shape and fill it with frit to create intricate designs and shapes. 

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New Wishlist Feature!

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We're excited to announce a new feature here at The Glass Underground. You can create a WISHLIST from any product in our store! Wherever you see a heart icon ♥, click it and it'll automatically be added to your Wishlist. You don't need to be signed in to create a Wishlist, however, if you do, it will be available across all your devices! To view your wishlist, click on the blue "Wishlist" Tab at the right-hand side of your screen: Sign in to your account to save your Wishlist and access it on all your devices!  You can add individual products to...

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Quick Tip: Expand your Color Palette with Over and Underlays!

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Bullseye already makes a wide range of colors for glass fusing, but did you know that by layering transparent and opal glass you can exponentially expand your color palette? In this Quick Tip, we're using 3mm Bullseye Sheet Glass. 142 Neo-Lavender Opal A variety of transparent colors over 142 Neo-Lavender Opal:You can get some gorgeous purples without spending the money on gold! All colors are enriched and some are changed. 1442 Neo-Lavender Shift Transparent 1442 Neo-Lavender Shift Transparent over both transparent and opal colors below: 1442 bejewels transparent colors! The small top sample shows the 1442 layers over the color shown...

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Tracking Mold Slumping Schedules

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I just saw a post on Facebook asking how to keep track of firing information on molds, so I thought I’d share this simple tip. After you’ve figured out the perfect schedule for a slumping mold, turn it over, and in silver sharpie write the thickness of the piece and the process slumping temperature. In other words, if the firing schedule looks something like this for a 9mm project: 300-1100-.15 600-1160-.20 9999-900-1.30 100-700-0 Use your silver sharpie to write 9mm-1160-.20 If you are firing a 6mm piece next time, the info will change: 350-1100-.10 600-1160-.30 9999-900-1.00 100-700-0 So write 6mm-1160-.30 over the 9mm entry If you are using...

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Layering Streakies & Collage Glass: "Magic" 4217

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We noticed that Dark Green, Jade Green Frit, Dark Green Streamers Mardi Gras (4217) is MAGIC! It has gone with just about every streaky glass we've paired it with. Here are EIGHT examples of the magic that is 4217.

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