April Kiln Carving Pattern

Recycled bottle glass kiln carving

Here at long last is the free kiln carving pattern for April!  Yay!  This pattern is specifically designed to work with bottle glass, being just the right width for a regular size bottle.  After downloading the pattern, follow these easy steps:

This pattern is no longer available for individual download.  To download the free 2012 Kiln Carving Patterns compilation book, please visit the Shop.

1.  Cut a piece of fiber paper large enough to cover the entire design including the dark rectangle border.  Tack the fiber paper and the pattern down to a cut-proof surface.

Recycled glass kiln carving pattern

2.  Using a very sharp razor knife, carefully cut out and remove all of the gray shaded areas from both the pattern and the fiber paper.

Bottle Glass Kiln carving

3.  After all of the gray areas are removed, cut around the rectangle border.

Tulip kiln carving pattern

4.  Cut a regular 750 mL bottle the same height as the cut fiber paper pattern.  (this may be a unique to you size depending on what percentage you print the pattern at).  Clean the cut bottle and place the cylinder centered on the fiber pattern.

Fusing with Bottle Glass and Fiber paper

5.  Fire to a full fuse.

Fused Bottle Glass with Tulips

After your piece is all finished, consider drilling a hole and making a gorgeous sun catcher or slumping into a butter dish.

This pattern is no longer available for individual download.  To download the 2012 Kiln Carving Patterns compilation book, please visit the Shop.

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