When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Andrea (Angi) Driver
  • Course Code W21JWYB01D
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Explore colour and light in this introductory course to making stained glass panels. Learn the techniques of cutting and leading the coloured glass to create your own 'leaded light' panels.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • handle and cut glass confidently
  • cut, shape and solder lead
  • gain a good understanding of how colour and texture of glass can be used to enhance your designs


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    There is an emphasis on practical learning through the creation of your own stained glass ‘leaded light’ panel. Using your choice of pattern (cartoon) from a selection, you will learn how to cut glass, how to fit the lead around it, to solder the lead, and to finish your panel. Throughout the course, you will work with the tutor in groups and one to one at the different stages of the process. All materials for this course are covered by the course fees.

    Entry requirements

    The course is suitable for complete beginners, or those who have some previous knowledge but would like further guidance and/or practise.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    The course involves standing for many of the processes. The studio is on the 3rd floor of the main building, there is lift access. Although suitable safety equipment is provided to everyone we do not recommend this course if you are pregnant. Appropriate Health and Safety guidance will be given throughout the course.

    What you need

    You will need to wear sturdy shoes, boots or trainers (no open sandals). An apron and/or wear old clothes.

    What you can do next

    The course provides an excellent grounding in the techniques necessary to make leaded lights. You could continue to develop your skills in further classes at Morley College: an Introduction to Stained Glass, and Intermediate Stained Glass.