Classes

Have you ever wanted to create something in glass?

It’s never too late to start learning something new!

Whatever your skill level, if you are interested in the wonderful world of glass art, we have a class for you. Contact us with any questions you may have.

We are located at
Art Village on Main

800 N Main St. Ste. 400
McAllen, TX 78501
956-687-8682

Store Hours: Monday–Thursday 10 AM–4 PM

Please check our calendar for upcoming classes or call us to schedule a private class!

Fusing Parties Now Available!

Celebrate any occasion with a glass fusing party! Birthdays and Retirement Parties are perfect for this type of event. We will gladly accommodate groups of 4 or more. Each participant will complete two beautiful 4″ x 4″ fused glass tiles. One tile to keep and one for the honoree. The honoree’s tiles will be professionally framed for hanging.

  • All materials and framing are included
  • 16+ yrs.
  • Glass cutting experience not necessary
  • No open toe shoes

Class Fee: $35 per person

Stained Glass Classes

Stained Glass

#100 Stained Glass Cutting

Learn the basic steps and techniques needed to cut stained glass. A demonstration of various cutting tools will be presented.  This class is a prerequisite for some fusing workshops.

  • Class duration: 1 1/2 hours
  • Class Fee: $30
  • 16+ yrs. 
  • No open toe shoes
Stained Glass

#101 Beginning Stained Glass

Learn all the steps required to complete a flat stained glass panel using the copper foil method.  This class will guide you through each step, from drawing your design, to cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering and framing your glass panel.

  • Pre-requisite: None
  • Class duration: Eight *2-hour, weekly sessions
  • Class Fee: $300, plus tools and supplies
  • Tools and supplies needed are available at McAllen Stained Glass
Stained Glass

#300 Stained Glass Mosaic Class

Create your own glass mosaic work of art in just three sessions.  You will learn the basic steps in designing, cutting and grouting your original mosaic piece.  Bring a base for your projects such as a vase, bowl, plate, pot, tray or frame and we will provide two square feet of stained glass. Call us for a list of materials and tools needed to complete your project.

  • Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required.
  • Class duration: Two – 2-hour sessions
  • Class Fee: $90, plus tools and supplies
  • No open toe shoes

Fused Glass

Fused Glass

#400 Glass Fusing Class

Learn the essential techniques for making fused glass jewelry and accessories. This class will walk you step-by-step and provide you with the necessary information needed to fuse glass. Kilns, kiln preparation, glass compatibility and firing schedules will be discussed. Students will then be guided in creating several fused glass cabochons and fire them in a “quick fire” kiln. Lastly, each student will prepare a set of tiles/coasters that will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Pre-Requisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 4-5 hours
  • Class Fee: $125
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#401 Glass Tile/Coaster Fusing Workshop

Create beautiful and unique fused glass coasters or tiles.  Each student will be guided in designing and preparing a unique work of art.  Prior glass cutting experience is not required.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $15 for one 4″ x 4″ piece
  •                    $25 for two 4″ x 4″ pieces
  •                    $48 for four 4″ x 4″ pieces
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#402 Glass Plate Fusing Workshop

Have fun preparing a unique plate which will be both decorative and functional.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class fee: $55 – $75, depending on the size of the plate
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
  • NOTE: This piece requires 2 firings and pieces may take 7-10 days to complete
Fused Glass

#403 Fused Glass Sushi Platter Workshop

Enjoy making a unique sushi/appetizer plate in one session.  We will guide you in designing and preparing your plate for the fusing and slumping process.  All materials are provided.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class fee: $55 – $75, depending on the size of the plate
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
  • NOTE: This piece requires 2 firings and pieces may take 7-10 days to complete
Fused Glass

#404 Fused Glass Panel Workshop

Create a fused panel of your choice. All materials are provided.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class fee: $35 – 6″ x 6″
  •                   $45 – 8″ x 8″
  •                   $65 – 8″ x 10″
  •                   $85 – 12″ x 12″
  •                   $150 – 18″ x 18″
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#407 Fused Glass Night Light Class

In this fun workshop you will make 2 original fused glass night lights.  All materials and the use of tools are provided including the night light and bulb.  The pieces will be fired and picked up later.

  • Class duration:  2 hours
  • Class Fee: $40
  • 16+ yrs. old
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#409 Fused Glass “Pasta Bowl” Workshops

Design a one-of-a-kind pasta bowl in just 2 hours.  We will guide you in preparing a fabulous design!  All materials are provided as well as the tools needed for your special work of art.  These pieces will be fired and picked up later.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $75
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

 #410 Fused Glass Candy Dish Workshop

In this fun workshop you will design an original candy dish.  We will provide all the materials and tools needed for guaranteed success.  These pieces will be fired and picked up later.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $55
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

 #411 Fused Glass Trinket Tray Workshop

Design a stylish trinket tray in just 2 hours! We will guide you through the process and provide all the materials and tools needed for your special work of art. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Class duration: 1 1/2 hours
  • Class Fee: $35
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#412 Fused Wine Glass Charms Workshop

Design a set of 6 unique wine glass charms to use at your next party!  We will guide you through the process and provide all the materials and tools needed for your special work of art. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Prerequisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $35
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#414 Fused Glass Jewelry Workshop

Design 6 trendy pendants in just 2 hours!  We will guide you through the design process and provide all the materials and tools needed for your exquisite jewelry pieces. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 2 hour
  • Class Fee: $35, per person
  • 16+ yrs.
  • No open toe shoes
Fused Glass

#415 Fused Glass Pocket Vase Workshop

What better way to display flowers than in a unique pocket vase that you design! Come in and we will guide you through the process and provide all the materials needed for your special work of art. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.  Prior glass cutting experience is not required.

  • Class duration: 2 hour
  • Class Fee: $55, per person
Fused Glass

#416 Fused Glass Clock Workshop

Make a unique fused glass clock in this fun 2-hour workshop.  We will guide you in designing and preparing your clock piece and we will take care of the firing and drilling process for you. Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required.

  • Class duration: 2 hour
  • Class Fee: $70, per person