Fused Jelly April 2019 - Janet Crosby

Fusing process

With fused glass, the process starts with designing a piece and cutting out the glass, but then it all comes together in the kiln, largely out of view. This is stressful as I am starting out, relying on books and online info to make sure I am on the right track.

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Fused Jellyfish by Janet Crosby

Glass and more glass

A few weeks ago, I bought my friend’s kiln. It is larger than my kilns and I am excited to be able to do larger fused glass pieces. She has not been doing any glass work for several years now and -waitaminute- she gave me her studio supply of sheet glass and tools, too.

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Sea Star Charms Set by Janet Crosby

New in the shop: charm sets

Charms! These new little glass charm sets are a great as jewelry – necklace or earrings, a zingy zipper pull, a charm for your purse, hanging from the rear view mirror, knitting markers… so many possibilities!

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Knitted Headphones by Janet Crosby

Quick Knit – Headphone Headband

I found these flat, paddle-like earphones recently on Amazon. They are meant to fit inside a headband. I wasn’t sure about wearing a headband while trying to sleep, but I thought I would knit a headband and give it a try.

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The Reluctant Reindog

The Reindogs

Today I am spotlighting a post over on my other site because it features knitting. In this case, knitting tiny reindeer hats for my dogs.

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Bead Box Bundle Sale 2018

Bead Box Bundle Sale

Nov 19 – 27, 2018 — A bead sale for artists, crafters, and the people who love them. Lots of bargains and ample time to create all of your special gifts in plenty of time for the holiday season.

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Watercolor wave sticker by Janet Crosby

Catch A Wave!

I have updated my vinyl wave stickers listing. Quick update — these are new cutout stickers and an automatic 30% discount if you order two or more.

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Glass bee garden stake by Janet Crosby


It is fall, but acting like summer. The bees are busier than ever. This motivated me to coax my flowers back to life as much as possible since there isn’t a lot going for bees here at this time of year. The bees brought friends.

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