Small Fused Plates and Coasters with Janie Yakovlevitch

These beautiful and practical 6″ slumped appetizer plates and/or coasters make great gifts or additions to your own home. 

This fun and easy class introduces you to the basics of glass fusing and slumping as you play with a wide range of materials to design your plates. You will learn how to decorate with small pieces of glass, frit (finely ground glass), millifiore, silver wire, and stringers. Silver wire and mixing certain colors of glass with each other can create beautiful metal reactions. This class will also expose you to creating with fusing paints, a very easy way to add design and intricacy into your fusings.

  • Level: all levels
  • Cost:$175 – all materials included for two plates or four coasters provided



About Janie

Janie Yakovlevitch, nurse practitioner and glass artist, fits perfectly with our trend of medicine and mosaics. She has a long history of working with glass as a flameworker, and owner of GlassPassions. She began making mosaics at our studio fall of 2010 and officially joined the team as our “Fusing Director” in 2012. She runs the fusing program at SMA and is a constant inspiration to all of us, as she creates amazing backsplashes and other installations, combining all of her different glass working skills into stunning mosaics.