Native American Patterns

Apache Basket Stained Glass Pattern

This stained glass pattern was inspired by an Apache basket design. The unevenness of the design reflects the individuality of the original woven basket.

This is a good piece for beginners (with an easy 21 pieces) that makes a unique statement.

Use this link for the Apache basket stained glass pattern in black & white jpg and Glass Eye 2000 format.

Navajo-inspired Geometric Stained Glass Pattern

This design was inspired by a Navajo rug. The two-toned geometric pattern combines simple shapes to create a stained glass piece with dramatic impact. It contains 34 pieces and can easily be done in copper foil or lead. Make the glass the star and enjoy the response.

Use this link for the Navajo Rug stained glass pattern in black & white jpg and Glass Eye 2000 format.

Use this link to view a larger color image of the Navajo Rug stained glass pattern.

The pattern is shown here with Spectrum 1009S black smooth cathedral and Spectrum 151RR cherry red rough rolled cathedral.
Here is a second example done in Spectrum 1009S black smooth cathedral and Spectrum 1102W pale amber cathedral waterglass. You can see what a difference a change of color can make.
A third example uses Armstrong 0176S opal yellow flamingo streaky and Armstrong 4100SO light blue opalescent.
A fourth example shows what a difference a change of glass can make.Here it is in two different Armstrong amber glasses: Armstrong 0124S Clear/Opal/Dark Amber/Wispy and Armstrong 215S Amber/Black/Opal/Wispy(calico)- both shades of brown and tan.