Pacific NW Glass Events: past & future, Jan. 2022

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The November General Meeting is now posted as two Videos

Holiday Ideas 21 is half of the meeting.

Rae Williamson’s holiday gathering
  • Linda Gerrard suggests an on-line class as a gift and shows results from an on-line class she took from Marguerite Beneke,
  • Greta Schneider inspires making gifts with dichro
  • Suzanne Tyler uses scrap and frit to make several possible gifts
  • Rachel Dollar shows a holiday glass block idea
  • Rae Williamson assembles her holiday panorama and suggests some reverse painting classes with two new members: Sarah Miller and Cheryl Chapman

Tools: favorites for 2021 is the other half of the meeting.

Lyn Kennison demonstrates extreme nippers
  • Lyn Kennison (Fletcher Designer II cutter, QEP Extreme Nippers, Narrow Metal Running Pliers)
  • Carlyne Lynch (PMC150 DarteGlass Pneumatic Murrini Chopper, Nipeeze nipper, and “Glass Cutter Hand Tool” about $19.50 on Amazon)
  • Rachel Dollar (Fletcher Designer II wide head to cut thick glass)

General meetings in 2022

will be on the 4th Sunday of most months at 3:30pm via Zoom. You don’t even need to be a member to attend. Help make the next two especially informative by volunteering to share your insights:

January 23rd General Meeting: Studio tips January 23rd from 3:30 pm to 5 pm join us on Zoom for a show and tell of tips from our members on organizing your studio, your inventory etc.” Please contact Rachel Dollar

February 27th General Meeting: What I’ve learned from my students: Have you ever wondered what it takes to teach a glass class? Some of the PNW’s experienced glass teachers talk about things they’ve learned about teaching glass classes through the process of teaching it. Join us February 27 at 3:30pm on Zoom. See our find a teacher page if you are looking for a member who gives classes or want to be listed on that page.

Contact our new VP Rachel Dollar so she can arrange a speaker order. She also wants to hear your suggestions for future topics

Spring events:

(Guild sponsored events are bolded)

Members can submit glass related events to the calendar with this form


6 Board Meeting 7pm via Zoom

23 General Meeting 3:30pm: Studio Tips via Zoom


7 Board meeting 7pm via Zoom

9-13 NW Flower and Garden Show, Seattle WA

27 General meeting 3:30 pm: What I’ve learned From My Students via Zoom


27 General Meeting 3:30 pm via Zoom


23-24 Art In Bloom garden art studio tour, Seattle WA

23-24 Best of the NW spring show, Seattle WA

24 General Meeting 3:30 pm via Zoom


6-8 Gathering Of The Guilds, Portland OR

Please send us photos of glass events!

Having a photo makes it so much easier to invite people to participate in an event next year. If you go to a glass event please take some photos and send the best 2 to the marketing team (400 to 600 px or “medium” resolution, about 500 KB, not more than 1MB).