To Make Fused Glass Flowers, you have to select a flower. After that, draw the pieces. Using the daisy as an example, you need to copy its petals five times on the white glass with your permanent marker. You must repeat this process for the flower’s center. Then, Cut out the pieces.
You should Use your pistol-grip glass-cutter to cut an arc around one side of the petal. To do this, you can use your running pliers to break the glass along the curve you created. When finished, you have to repeat the process along the other side of the petal. You need to do the same for the flower’s center. Next, complete the shape.
You must Use your wheeled glass nippers to remove fine bits as well as indentations from your petal, along the outline you made with the permanent marker. You should repeat the steps for any remaining petals and the center of the flower. Forth, assemble the petals. You can Place the petals on a silicone baking sheet in accordance with your flower’s design. After that, Glue the petals.
You have to apply a small amount of craft glue to the ends of the petals closest to the center. You need to Glue each petal on top of the other at the center in this fashion. Then, attach the center. You must cut a piece of yellow glass to fill the hole. You should Add glue to the bottom of the glass and place it in the gap.
You can Put some glue on the bottom of your flower’s center. You have to attach it to the piece that you used as filler. Next, allow the glue to dry and Wait two or three hours to safely make sure that the glue is completely dry. Forth, Place the flower in the kiln and set the temperature to 1,450 degrees Fahrenheit. You need to monitor it carefully until you see the glass fused together.
When finished, you must remove the glass from the kiln and allow it to cool off.