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Fri, Aug 28


Mankato Makerspace

Stained Glass- Sun Catcher

Gain hands-on experience and one on one instruction about stained glass basics. Make a beautiful stained glass sun catcher that you will take home that same night.

Stained Glass- Sun Catcher
Stained Glass- Sun Catcher

Time & Location

Aug 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA

About The Event

Bring color into your life and home with some beautiful stained glass artwork. 

Participants will receive personal instruction about stained glass basics, foil and sodering techniques. You will be making your every own Sun Catcher in this lesson! 

Have fun costumizing your sun catchers by choosing different colors and patterns of stain glass shards to create a unique and stunning piece of artwork you will appreciate all year long. 

Course Details:

3 hour class

3 student per class

$75 per ticket, covers all class fees and tool use

Sign Up With Friends!

bring some beers or wine ( 21+ of course) and make this class a fun outing!

We have all been cooped up during these strange and stressful times. Many of us are trying to find fun and safe activities to do with friends and family to help us reconnect after being apart for so all. Class sizes are on the small size and people will be spaced out.

Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are swiped down with clorox throughout the day but please help us out by following these protocols:

If you have been feeling sick please communicate with instructor to postpone or reschedule, open communication is Key!

Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands  periodically, Sign out once you take off for the night.

Your Instructor for this class will be Dustin Swiers, if you need to get ahold of him to schedule/ reschedule a class, ask him a question or advice about a project, or commission him to make something for you

please contact him here:

Dustin Swiers: 507-273-0745

A Little about the instructor:

"Dustin is a very patient and encouraging teacher, all of the classes I have taken with him have been fun and informative. He has a nack for making you feel comfortable right away in the artistic process and eases any anxieties you might have about trying a new art form."

Dustin is a visual artist who has been honing his craft for over 10 years, he has his Bachelors of Fine Arts BFA and Masters of Arts MA degree in Metal Scuplture and Creamics from MNSU. He also is a professional Glass artist and is the sole proprietor of Flame In Hand Glass. He is a board member and our Metal, Glass and Ceramic Shop Lead here at the Mankato Makerspace, where he helps run the shop and teaches classes on Glass blowing/ Lampworking, Stained glass, Pottery, Welding and metal fabricating/ sculpture. You are in safe and capable hands with this knowledgeable individual.


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