Isomalt Stained Glass Technique

Difficulty Level: This is a rating from 1 to 5 that we decide based on how difficult and how much educational value we think this video tutorial provides. 5 being the most difficult.Intermediate

Learn how to make stained glass panels using isomalt.

In this tutorial, Serdar will show you a new technique to create beautiful stained glass panels using Isomalt. This technique can be used for a number of applications such as pillars, cake toppers, butterfly or dragon wings, a hanging lantern and much more. Best of all, you can incorporate lighting behind the panels to bring it to life even more!

Downloadable Course Material

If you would like to approximately match the size of the artwork in the tutorial, print the downloadable files at 100% size. If you require your artwork to be smaller or larger, just adjust the print size accordingly.
Isomalt Stained Glass Technique Course Material
This PDF document contains a template for the design used in the tutorial, as well as colour guides for the design.

Tools, Materials, Ingredients & Recipes
Preparing the Base
Making the Fondant Frame & Borders
Preparing the Isomalt
Adding the Clear Isomalt
Adding the Yellow Isomalt
Adding the Orange Isomalt
Adding the Red Isomalt
Adding the Light Green Isomalt
Adding the Dark Green Isomalt
Adding the Blue Isomalt
Spraying the Varnish
FInal Touches
Final Thoughts
Total Duration

While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Skewers Shop Online
Hand Towels
Ensure fibers are not loose.
Small Glass Jug
Perfection Strips Shop Online
Used to roll dough (fondant, pastillage etc.) to an even thickness.
Basic Stationary
Pencil, eraser, ruler, sharpener etc.
Marker Pen
Thin and thick
Water Spray Bottle
Sticky Tape Shop Online
Rolling Pins Shop Online
Preferably with no scratches or dents.
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Microwave Oven Shop Online
Aluminium Foil Shop Online
Thicker is preferred.
Cellophane Shop Online
Confectioners Varnish Shop Online
Wooden Base
9mm MDF
Gel Food Colours Shop Online
Recipes & Ingredients
Isomalt Shop Online
Isomalt is a sugar substitute, a type of sugar alcohol, used primarily for its sugar-like physical properties. It has only a small impact on blood sugar levels and does not promote tooth decay, i.e. is tooth-friendly. Isomalt is widely used for the production of sugar-free candy, especially hard-boiled candy, because it resists crystallisation much better than the standard combinations of sucrose and corn syrup. It is used in sugar sculpture for the same reason. Source:
Rolled Fondant


Mixed with 2% Tylose.


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