GLASSHOPPA –– Jim Matthews

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About GLASSHOPPA –– Jim Matthews

Welcome Glass Fusers!            DIRECTORY of VIDEOS

How This Works:

• Select a membership level on this page. Click the JOIN button and follow the prompts to establish an account.

• Your $5 or more pledge earns you unlimited access to all Glasshoppa content. Watch as many video tutorials as you want as often as you want. 

• You will only be charged again when I publish a NEW tutorial, which is usually monthly. Charges occur on the first of the month following publication.

• I have been publishing about 10-12 times per year.

• When you sign up, you’ll have the opportunity to set a monthly limit on your support so there’s no risk of spending more than you intend.

More Info:

I am spending my retirement developing glass art projects and producing step-by-step videos so that you can make them, too. I provide patterns, color suggestions, firing instructions and any other resources that will help you succeed, plus tips & tricks to hone your skills. (you can see the complete video directory here or at

My goal is to give back. I am fortunate and very grateful to have had many years of access to inexpensive materials and a wealth of expertise. Now I can help make your progress in this craft easier, quicker and more affordable. I want to reduce the frustrations and disappointments that so often lead to a pile of costly equipment gathering dust in the garage. I will reduce the time you spend in trial & error and minimize the headache of things going wrong.  

Let me make the mistakes so you don't have to. You’ll waste less glass and suffer fewer disappointments. 

Join us! There are already over FIFTY tutorials to choose from.

With gratitude,
Jim Matthews (your friendly neighborhood Glasshoppa)

Patron's Video Directory

The Ant, the Ladybug and the Dragonfly
Autumn Aspen Leaves
Balloon Garden
Bird of Paradise Pot Sticker
BUZZ (the fused glass housefly)
Cactus - Prickly Pear Pot Sticker
CLOCK - Fracture-Streamer
Devit & Fire Polishing
Drop Vessels
Floral Jewelry Tray
Floral Wreaths
Flowers, Big Garden
Forever Flowers
Frit Blossoms
Fruit Spoon Rests
Hexwing Candle Holders
Ikebana Flower Vessel
Koi -- Pre-fused Design Elements

Koi Pond -- Display Platter

Layered Glass Landscapes
Light Your Trees!
Make a Stand!
Nine of HEARTS!
Pattern Bar Platters
Quick 'n Easy Reaction Platter
Sea Turtle Wall Art
Spring Cherry Blossoms
Spirit Tablets
Starburst Holiday Bowl
Some Simple Jewelry
Splat Magnets
Swizzle Sticks & Drink Markers
Wildflower Hand Mirror

Public Video Directory
Best Glass Cutting Gadget Ever
Brilliant Rainbow Platter
Crater Creations
Faux Flower Planters
Fishbones Platter
Fish - Copper-framed Garden Art
Hanging Bird Bath
Hanging Your Glass on Walls
Hanging Your Glass in Windows
Holiday Trees & Wreath
Lady Bug Wall Pockets
Mushroom Garden Art
Mushroom Night Lights
Pinwheel Bowl
Revealing Imagery
Splash Art
Summer Sunflower
Torch Pulled Stringer
Transparency Overlays
Upscale Switch Plates

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