Stunning to look at and exciting to make, stained glass work is perennially popular. With everything the beginner needs to know to make beautiful decorative glass pieces, this highly detailed guide offers an ideal introduction to the art. Expert methods for cutting and polishing, tracing patterns, soldering and more are explained with the novice in mind. Beginner-friendly tutorials, illustrated with clear, step-by-step photographs, demonstrate a wide range of techniques including etching, copper foiling, leading, and applique. Twenty easy-to-make projects range from simple light catchers and lanterns to a classic Tiffany-style lamp and fabulous flat-panel creations for doors and windows. Stained Glass Projects for Beginners includes a complete explanation of basic tools and materials, as well as inspirational photo galleries showcasing dozens of design ideas from some of today's most talented stained glass artists.