Author Archives: debbiesshed

About debbiesshed

My blog is all about the stained glass projects I get up to in my shed. I promise to post regularly with fresh and beautiful jobs. Thanks for looking.

Hung, drawn and coloured

(No pretense this time…) From this… To this…. To this…. and this. I first drew bitterns years ago. I mosaicked bitterns. I made a sculpture that boomed. I read Bill Baileys book… discovered collective noun for bitterns is ‘a pretense … Continue reading

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It’s 2019 – Happy New Year

ps…. I add these… Just because. Painted walls are beautiful. Gosh. What a busy year 2018 was… Here is what I got up to towards the latter end…. Sunflowers and swallows and Blackwell inspired this installation… (and lovely to get … Continue reading

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Year of the swift

The year my eyes turned to the skies and urban bird, the swift… They scream around the streets of Kendal i was told.  So in the spring i eagerly awaited their arrival. They’ll come. Said the locals. And they did. … Continue reading

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A gorgeous gorging of goldfinch

“How did I get the idea”… a friend asked. Katherine and Iain are art lovers. Their home is filled with beautiful colours and textures, I had previously captured their woodland garden in glass and now it was time for the … Continue reading

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Swaledale

It’s a place… it’s probably an ale. Did you know it is also a sheep! A prized specimen. Farmers pluck their flocks to get the perfect eyes! Hope the farmer in question likes this one….. (?) (yikes) Here is how … Continue reading

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cooo cooo coooooo

A beautiful tale of how a couple had met 60 years ago accompanied this piece… And so a gift for his wife… collared doves and briar rose which hold special significance. (I really enjoyed the talks with David on this … Continue reading

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More is more is Morecambe.

A wedding… sunshine… beaches…. and rainbows in Morecambe was the brief. And so with Morecambe… Well, more is definitely more. Do you not think! More! You want more! Morecambe. Here, is how it developed…  

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