Girl Scout Patch Program
This patch program will help you understand the variety of ways glass art is made. It requires 2, two hour classes Each class is discounted to $40. ea. (reg.$85.) & includes all materials, tools and firings. Pick up is required or projects can be mailed for an additional fee ($12. for 1-2 projects). Scouts will earn their patch directly from Meredith Frey at Indy Fused Glass. Upon competition of each level Scouts may be asked to answer a few questions to demonstrate their understanding of each skill learned. Scouts are then eligible to purchase a patch directly from the studio. Patches must be purchased at the time of class completion. Scouts are welcome to come individually (8 and up) or as a troop. To have a private event there must be a minimum of 8 people creating art. Maximum number is 12 -16. Classes are typically available m-f at 10am and 1pm and must be booked directly online at www.indyfusedglass.com select the Calendar and reserve # of people participating and *USE “Pay there” option for discounted $50. Price (w/tax- $43.50) *Groupon type deals are not eligible for this program. All major credit cards, apple pay, venmo, paypal & exact cash are accepted and payment must be given at the time of class. Outside food and drink are welcome. Vending is available onsite and requires $1 dollar bills or change.
What is Glass Fusing?
What is Glass “ Compatibility?”
What is “ Firing” Glass
Fusing and Slumping Skills Check list for Class 1:
__wheeled glass nipper
__chop - Frit
Create 4- 4x4 glass projects 1- create a mosaic /design shape & use only frit 2- create a kira style with small frit fill 3- triangles or squares stacking 4- sun catcher with hole.
What is: iridized, transparent and dichroic glass 1-design and create 1 7x7 dish of your
Waivers must be signed by a guardian choice (12 shape options) prior to participation. Ages 8 and up (under 8 must have their own adult) *Dress comfortably with closed toe shoes. Gloves and safety goggles are available in studio.
OPTIONAL PRIZE ACTIVITY for Troops that can check all 3 :
_____Your entire troop completes level 1 (this can be done together or separately) as artists often have to do-
_____Your entire troop is present together for level 2, to earn the "Kiln it” Patch. _____Prior to level 2 arrival, the troop works together - to design a matching troop glass bug with metal legs.
*This Prize activity is a gift from Meredith Frey - Owner/ Operator of Indy Fused Glass and only offered to entire troops that go the extra mile to plan ahead, together carefully considering each other’s opinions about what the troop bug should look like. Your troop must be able to agree on: a group color & shape prior to coming and have a drawing that shows a clear design concept that works for everyone. Each person can then individually style their own glass bug as time allows.