Glass is such a magical material. It comes in so many forms, in gorgeous colours, can be opaque or transparent, it glows and casts beautiful shadows. There are so many interesting techniques that can be incorporated with fused glass so I’m constantly experimenting and learning new skills. Even after 20 years of working with fused glass I still get excited opening the kiln door to see the fired glass goodies. I love passing on my passion for glass to others through my glass making workshops and make at home kits.

Wendy


The story of Red Brick Glass by Wendy Jeavons

In 2000 after graduating with a 1st class degree in glass from Edinburgh College of Art Wendy moved into her first glass studio, a small red brick outbuilding in her home in Dorset. Wendy then received the prestigious Crafts Council Start Up Award to purchase equipment to start Red Brick Glass (the glass kiln is still going strong 20 years on!)

Wendy worked as an architectural glass artist, collaborating with interior designers and architects to create large-scale glass installations and made small glass work to sell in galleries and shops. After a few years Wendy launched her website (with a new-fangled online shop) and started to run fused glass making workshops.

3 years ago Wendy moved into her new home and studio, a gorgeous barn conversion in the beautiful village of West Lulworth, Dorset. This was a dream come true as Wendy always wanted to live within walking distance from the sea. She still doesn’t take it for granted and walks to get her dose of sea air most days.

Red Brick Glass continues to grow and develop. Wendy designed the make at home kits during lockdown 2020 as she couldn’t run workshops and due to their success she now needs a little help in the studio to keep up with orders. Vicki is the brilliant new studio assistant and Wendy’s teenage daughters help out at weekends and holidays (filling up colourful glass pots is the favourite job).

We are very grateful to Red Brick Glass customers who have supported us over the years. We are excited for the future and hope you will follow us on our journey.



Wendy Jeavons, Red Brick Glass

Here's a few things that make Wendy smile:

Sparkles on the sea, star gazing, searching for sea glass, family car singing, snow, spring blossom, sea swimming, Lulworth sunsets, camping in the bell tent, beach picnics, all things Christmas, country walks, lighting the woodburner, fresh bed sheets, frosty mornings, the studio's pink Roberts radio, a tick on a to do-list, coffee in her fav beach cafe, fairy lights and flip flops (not in the glass studio!).


Make at home fused glass Easter egg  kit for adults

Wendy's favourite spring make at home fused glass kits

Fused glass Easter egg kit in white

Make at home fused glass daisy kit

Wendy's favourite spring make at home fused glass kits

Fused glass daisy kit