Moravian Stars - Advanced Stained Glass Course

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What you will learn:


Class 1:

  • About the instructor
  • Supplies needed
  • Star Ornament and North Star
  • Discuss the history or Moravian Stars

Class 2:

  • Discuss different methods of cutting multiple identical pieces of glass
  • Learn tips and tricks for assembling 3-D glass pieces

Class 3:

  • Using different types of jigs to assist assembly
  • Using graph paper to customize your star – fun with geometry!

Class 4:

  • Six-Pointed Star and Introducing Polyhedrons
  • Adding variations to your custom designs

Class 5:

  • Solving design problems that occur with custom designs
  • Adding embellishments to your star

Class 6:

  • Introducing Polyhedrons – lots more fun with geometry
  • Testing your polyhedrons with paper

Class 7:

  • Moravian Star Lamp made with Polyhedrons
  • Choosing the best glass for your lamp
  • Planning for lighting and hanging your lamp

Class 8:

  • Soldering and assembling the components
  • Using templates and tape to assist construction
  • Reinforcing a heavy project with wire

Class 9:

  • sing wire to help fill gaps before soldering
  • Cleaning and polishing
  • Adding lighting – faerie lights or a light bulb


  • BONUS CLASS: Star Bevel Spinner
    Spinners are fun wind catchers that catch and reflect the light and make a great gift and ornament to hang on a patio or deck. Learn how to create custom colored bevels using low temperature curing glass paints. Practice your 3-D assembly using foam blocks and other jigs. Attach embellishments to add sparkle and beauty to your spinner.


  • 3-D “NORTH STAR Pattern

  • 3-D STAR ORNAMENT Pattern

  • SIX POINTED 3-D STAR Pattern

  • Supplies List

About this stained glass course

Moravian stars are a centuries-old design for paper lanterns that have become beautiful glass ornaments and light fixtures. We’ll use the foil method (also known as Tiffany style) of stained glass to construct a variety of Moravian stars – different sizes, shapes and configurations - that can be used for ornaments, sun catchers, and even light fixtures. Brush up on your geometry, we’ll be working with polyhedrons to make art!! Such a fun stained glass course

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Moravian Stars

Time table:
9 hours

Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Glass Artists

Main objective:
Learn advanced techniques of foil method of stained glass whilst making beautiful Moravian stars.



About the instructor

Cheryl Peterson
Red Dragon Glass Art

Cheryl started working with stained glass in 2005. She uses her background in graphic design and combines kiln formed glass to create original, fun and unique designs. Cheryl works in both foil and lead methods of stained glass, creating original designs, three dimensional creations and lead restorations. She is an affiliate member of the Stained Glass Association of America and former president of the Glass Art Guild of Utah. Her commission work and restorations can be found is private residences and businesses across the United States.

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