Oops, had a little hiccup cutting the gorgeous yellow glass for my headboard panels. Cutting the angles in those darn rays is proving difficult — at least with the highly textured yellow I’m using.
I only need 4 yellow rays & had plenty of glass to cut that many with the orange/white flow along the same angle. But after 6 attempts, I have only 3 rays where the cut line didn’t veer way off course & make the resulting piece too small — eek! 😦
Thank goodness I had been clever enough to cut off the extra length before attempting the angle cuts. So, I do have one piece of yellow that is large enough BUT — double eek! — the flow is perpendicular to what the rest are. 😡
And things had been running along tickety-boo. Within 5 hrs [2 hrs on Friday & 3 hrs on Saturday], I had printed & glued together the patterns [1 for cutting & 1 for assembly], cut the light blues, changed the colour scheme in the border, cut the dark blues, & cut the white triangles. Oooh, so pretty! 😀
[You can’t really tell in the picture, but there’s only one piece of glass on the left yellow ray & two on the right one.]
Such is the joys working with glass. The process is exciting though — designing my vision, preparing the pattern, & producing the glass pieces:
This little group of photos reminds me of those little corner sketches we used to make so if you thumbed through all the pages quickly, you could make a little animated scene. Of course, I only made stick men, but I could make them dance. 😉
It’ll be cool to watch the scene progress as I finish cutting & start leading the two panels side-by-side.