From speedy pieces to intricate designs, these 27 stained-glass projects shine with light, colour and texture, thanks to the great new glasses on the market today. More than 70 colour photos present the techniques, all worked with easy-to-acquire, modern and efficient tools. Try two methods of cutting, with or without making a pattern. Use overlays, plating and patinas to colour the finish, creatively combine different techniques and see how to work with brass and copper came. Beginners can start on small glass panels and build the skills to make a flat fan lamp, a mirror suitable for the wall or a window and much more.