My philosophy, like color television, is all there in black and white.

— Monty Python

Category Archives: The Glass Heap

Stuff with glass.

Putting it All (or at Least Thing #7) Together

I think I’ve covered enough tiles, so I’ve begun assembling Thing #7. In other news, I’ve added a sub-blog to showcase the brilliant ideas of others.  Check it out: Fates Guild: Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

Pieces of Seven

Here is set number 2 of crochet-covered tiles that will some day be Thing #7. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Tell a friend

The Road to Lucky #7 or Trial and Error

It’s taken a rather long time (in Tina Reckoning) to get the ball rolling on Thing #7.  The first step is to cover small glass tiles in tiny crochet.  Being a big fan of making things harder than they need … Continue reading

6 of 100; and a Start to 7

Number 6 is another glass piece.  In addition to Jan Titus’s stained glass scraps, this one uses ribbon yarn, African trade Xmas beads, mercerized cotton and glass mosaic tiles. Thing #7 is going to take a little longer to make.  … Continue reading

5 of 100

I like this one better in full light.  It has a little (and I mean little, I would never compare myself…) Frank Lloyd Wright to it when you can’t see the colors in the ribbon. Digg this post Recommend on … Continue reading

2, 3, and 4 of 100

My best friend’s mom was an amazing stained glass artist.  She had an incredible eye for great glass and was a masterful craftswoman.  When she died, the glass in her collection was up for grabs.  I knew I wouldn’t take … Continue reading