How to Draw Patterns For Stained Glass
If you can't find a pattern to meet your design needs,
you can easily draw patterns
- You could use a pencil and paper.
Sketch out the pattern you want then add solder lines that will work with glass.
Not sure how to draw pattern? Don't have time to draw your own pencil drawing.
Not sure you have the drawing talent needed.
- You could get a FREE copy of dragonfly software Glass Eye 2000
that will easily allow you to draw a new pattern.
Additional features of this software include a library of over 300 free patterns, ability to resize your own patterns,
view and change glass colors and textures, modify patterns and more.
Glass Eye 2000 has designs of the month. These are archived, so they go back for years.
A great thing about Dragonfly is that
they offer a free trial
version of their software including over 300 patterns.
These may be resized, redesigned, etc.
This trial offer is good for 30 days, but the patterns are yours forever.
- You could get a free copy of software Pattern Wizard.
Try it for Free for 14 days.
With this software you can easily draw your own professional pattern and get a list of materials needed to build your stained glass.
You can purchase Pattern Wizard for $79.00
with a 30 day money-back guarantee.
- You could use Microsoft Paintshop
For complete directions on how to use Mircrosoft Painshop for making stained glass patterns, go to
Draw a Pattern
This is an excellent site. It is easy to understand and thorough.
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