Classes & Workshops

The Glass Feather Studio

49 Water Street

Winterport, Maine

Welcome to Winterport, a charming town nestled just 12 miles south of Bangor on Route 1A. Discover the picturesque beauty of our scenic downtown and waterfront area, where the Penobscot River flows deep and fast. As you wander through the historic downtown, adorned with elegant homes built for Winterport’s esteemed sea captains, you’ll find a delightful array of restaurants and small businesses waiting to be explored. Be sure to take a leisurely stroll along the inviting sidewalks, leading you to the enchanting Winterport waterfront. Here, you can witness the graceful dance of boats as they navigate their way to and from the Penobscot Bay and the vast open waters beyond. Experience the tranquil allure of Winterport and let its captivating charm enhance your senses.

Stained Glass Classes

 

Unleash your creativity and discover the artistry of stained glass through our immersive classes and workshops. Join our passionate community of crafters and learn the centuries-old techniques of this captivating art form. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, I will guide you in mastering the art of cutting, shaping, and soldering. Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of colors and designs as you create unique stained glass masterpieces. Unleash your inner artist and dive into a journey of self-expression. Unwind, connect, and unlock the beauty of stained glass with us. Embrace this enchanting craft and watch as your imagination comes to life. Join now and let your creativity soar! Please note that our facility is not handicap accessible and is located on the second floor with a staircase. Also I have 2 cats that reside in the studio, so if you are allergic please don’t sign up.

You will learn:

  • Pattern making
  • Glass cutting & grinding
  • Foiling
  • Soldering
  • Cleaning & finishing

Big Mountains-Intermediate

Class Size (max): 7

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

Requirement: Must have taken a beginner class with me.
This is an all day class. The hope is to finish this piece in one day, if not more time in studio will be available on a different date. The big mountains is much bigger and has more advanced cuts than the beginner designs.

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $100

 

Cardinal-Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

In this beginner class you will construct a cardinal bird using the copper foil method. You will be able to try your hand at soldering. You will create one of a kind bird full of personality!

All Materials included.

Bring a snack and a smile.

Cost: $90

Love Bird – Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

Do you have a bird lover in your family? Well this is the class for them. You will complete a 7 piece copper foil love bird. You can even put your own touches into it with your glass choices. Get good at cutting out curves and small peices! No prior stained glass experience required. All materials included.

All materials included.

Bring a snack, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Loons-Beginner

Class Size (max): 6

Saturday October 26, 2024

10am-3pm

This class is a little loony! No prior knowledge required. In this 5 hour class you will learn the art of copper foil stained glass from beginning to end. You will fully construct a loon like above using beautiful art glass. This class is sure to give you the itch to make something bigger!

All materials are included.

Bring a snack/ lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

 

Scrappy Birds-Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

Monday August 19, 2024

10am-12:30pm

—————————-

Saturday September 21, 2024

2pm-4:30pm

In this beginner class you will construct 1-5 scrappy birds using the copper foil method. You will be able to try your hand at soldering. You will create one of a kind little bird full of personality! No Cutting or grinding in this class.

All Materials included.

Bring a snack, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $60

Honeycomb – Beginner

Class Size (max): 6

FRIDAY JULY 26, 2024

9am-1pm

———————

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2024

9am-1pm

Do you have a bee lover in your family? Well this is the class for them. You will complete a 3-5 piece copper foil honeycomb suncatcher. You can even attatch a little 🐝 bee at the end! Get good at cutting out hexagons and you can take the intermediate and expert honeycomb class! No prior stained glass experience required. All materials included.

All materials included.

Bring a snack, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $75

Winged Key-Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

SATURDAY JULY 20, 2024

9am-1pm

————-

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2024

9am-1pm

In this class you will create one of a kind, winged glass key. You will use the copper foil technique while learning all the basic steps of stained glass. Any Harry Potter fans in the house? You will construct at least one key – maybe 2 if you have tried your hand at this before. I promise to make this a magical class!

All materials included.

Bring a snack/ lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $75

 

Little Starfish on Driftwood-Beginner

Class Size (max): 6

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

In this class you will be making a copper foil stained glass starfish suncatcher….inspired by Ariel herself. We will even learn how to do a little decorative soldering while you are at it. No prior stained glass experience required. This 4 hour class will make you want to take the next intermediate starfish class(bigger and more slender pieces). 

All materials included.

Bring a snack/ lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $75

Pawprint-Beginner

Class Size (max): 6

FRIDAY JULY 19, 2024

9am-2pm

————-

FRIDAY JULY 26, 2024

2pm-7pm

————-

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2024

9am-2pm

Paws up! Time to learn a new craft and make a pawprint out of stained glass. In this beginner class you will create a paw in the copper foil technique. You will learn all the steps of stained class and it will make you want to come back and make a cat or dog next!
No experience needed. Where are all my animal lovers out there?
If you bring a pet item to donate to the Humane Society you will get $5 off supplies or a piece of art in my retail area!

All materials included.

Bring a snack, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Birds-Beginner

Class Size (max): 6

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

 In this beginner class we will be making little birds that you can hang or attatch to driftwood! You will learn all the steps of copper foil stained glass. No experience needed! Please wear closed toe shoes and a smile. No experience necessary. 

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $75

Dragonfly on Driftwood-Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

MODAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2024

9am-2pm

This is for the dragonfly lovers! You will how to make a copper foil stained glass dragonfly from start to finish. You will be able to pick out a beautiful glass gem for the head and a piece of locally found Driftwood to mount it on! You are more than welcome to bring your own if you have something special in mind. No experience necessary.

Bring a smile and closed toe shoes.

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Feather-Beginner

Class Size (max): 6

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

Where did I get the name for the studio?! Heather Feather was my nickname as a child so it made sense! Come make one of my favorite designs. In this class you will learn the process of copper foil stained glass from start to finish. No prior experience needed! Bring closed toe shoes and a smile!

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Elephant Head-Beginner

 Class Size (max): 6

SUNDAY JULY 14, 2024

10am-3pm

—————

SATURDAY AUGUST 24, 2024

9am-2pm

Elephant head: Beginner class. Where are all my elephant lovers?! In this class you will learn the process of copper foil stained glass from start to finish. No prior experience needed! 

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Big Betta Fish-Intermediate

Class Size (max): 6

Sorry all of these classes are currently full – Click HERE to follow my Facebook page for announcement of new classes!

Big Betta Fish: Intermediate
Requirement: Must have taken a beginner class with me.
This is an all day class. The hope is to finish this piece in one day, if not more time in studio will be available on a different date. The betta fish is much bigger and has more advanced cuts than the beginner designs.

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $100

Big Bear-Intermediate

Class Size (max): 6

Friday July 12, 2024

9am-5pm

Big Bear: Intermediate
Requirement: Must have taken a beginner class with me.
This is an all day class. The hope is to finish this piece in one day, if not more time in studio will be available on a different date. The Big Bear has some challenging curves and is much larger than the beginner classes!

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $100

Sailboat

Class Size (max): 7

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2024

9am-2pm

Embark on a creative journey in this introductory class where you will craft a unique sailboat using the copper foil technique. From cutting to grinding to soldering, you’ll get hands-on experience every step of the way. Let your imagination run wild as you bring to life a one-of-a-kind sailboat bursting with personality!

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Scrappy House-Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

FRIDAY AUGUST 30, 2024

10am-12:30pm

 

In this beginner class you will construct 1-3 scrappy houses using the copper foil method. You will be able to try your hand at soldering. You will create one of a kind little house full of personality!

No Cutting or grinding in this class.

All Materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $60

Small Mountains – Beginner

Class Size (max): 7

SATURDAY AUGUST 17, 2024

10am-3pm

Transform a piece of glass into a masterpiece! Experience the magic of creating your very own stained glass small mountains in this engaging beginner class. Embrace the copper foil technique as you shape, solder, and breathe life into a one-of-a-kind mountain range filled with unique charm and character. Unleash your creativity and embark on this artistic journey with us.

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $90

Horse Head – Intermediate

Class Size (max): 7

MONDAY AUGUST 26, 2024

9am-5pm

Calling all equestrian enthusiasts! Unleash your creativity by turning a simple piece of glass into a work of art. Delve into the world of stained glass craftsmanship as you craft your very own majestic horse head in this intermediate class. Master the intricate copper foil technique as you skillfully shape, solder, and bring to life a one-of-a-kind equine masterpiece brimming with individuality and charm.

All materials included.

Bring a snack/lunch, a smile, and closed toed shoes.

Cost: $100

Instructor

Heather Burgess

Address

The Glass Feather Cove

49 Water Street

Winterport, Maine 04496

Email Me

info@theglassfeathercove.com