Stained Glass Raven – Halloween Cut Files

Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night’s Plutonian shore! Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.” We are continuing the eerie themes of the season with an elegant new design, featuring the iconic bird from Poe’s most popular poem. Gather your supplies, and make your own stained glass raven.

Stained Glass Raven

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I have been creating “stained glass” bird designs since February, when I lucked into this new technique of printing on vellum. Since then, I’ve created three lovely stained glass bird designs that bring immense joy to my amateur birdwatching soul!

When I was brainstorming Halloween designs, I thought it would be fun to continue with my bird collection. And what better feathered friend to feature than the raven?

Stained Glass Raven

To make this project, all you need is:

Note: if you’re planning on utilizing Cricut’s “print then cut” feature to do this project, make sure to ungroup all fo the layers first; then select everything, besides the “outline” layer, and hit flatten.

Once everything is printed and cut out, all you need to do is attach your vellum layer to your cardstock detail piece with a little hot glue—easy peasy!

Stained Glass Raven

I use Adobe Illustrator for all of my designs, and a Cricut Maker to bring my creations to life. For tips on creating fun paper cuts like this one, see the FAQ section on my website. Also, be sure to check out the other Halloween freebies available on my blog!

Enjoy putting bringing this stained glass raven project to life. I hope you are having as much fun crafting during this Halloween season as I am!

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Stained Glass Raven

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14 Comments

14 Comments on Stained Glass Raven – Halloween Cut Files

  1. sandra
    October 27, 2020 at 7:19 am (1 month ago)

    Love this design. And all the bird designs. I’m going to give some to friends at Christmas. Perfect here in Florida. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us.

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    • Mandee
      October 27, 2020 at 8:38 am (1 month ago)

      How fun! I love that idea. So glad you can make good use of them. 😊

      Reply
  2. Jan Perry
    October 27, 2020 at 8:00 am (1 month ago)

    Thank you so much! this design is stunning!

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    • Mandee
      October 27, 2020 at 8:38 am (1 month ago)

      Thank you Jan!! 😊

      Reply
  3. Jeanette
    October 27, 2020 at 12:34 pm (1 month ago)

    Stunning!! Thank you

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    • Mandee
      October 28, 2020 at 11:40 am (4 weeks ago)

      You’re very welcome Jeanette!

      Reply
  4. Dawn
    October 28, 2020 at 2:10 am (1 month ago)

    WoW! Love it!
    Thank you xxx

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    • Mandee
      October 28, 2020 at 11:40 am (4 weeks ago)

      Thanks Dawn!! 🖤

      Reply
  5. Susan Foreman
    October 29, 2020 at 7:02 pm (4 weeks ago)

    The raven SVG will not download. Says unsupported file

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    • Mandee
      October 30, 2020 at 11:37 am (4 weeks ago)

      Hi Susan,

      It sounds like you may be trying to upload the zip file to your cutting software. You’ll need to unzip it and use the SVG file that is included in the download.

      If you are a Silhouette user, there are a couple other steps that are required. Feel free to check out my FAQ page for more troubleshooting tips!

      Reply
  6. Germaine
    October 29, 2020 at 8:22 pm (4 weeks ago)

    Hi Mandee – I’m a bit confused on something – as I’m new to this type of craft – it’s when reading your line “then select everything, besides the “outline” layer, and hit flatten” what is the “outline” layer is it labeled in the pieces or can you tell me which layer it is. Looking forward to making this fabulous bird, I remember reading Poe’s poem The Raven.. Thank you and have a great weekend.

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    • Mandee
      October 30, 2020 at 11:39 am (4 weeks ago)

      Oh, by “outline layer” I just mean the dark grey piece that outlines the entire design. If this were a real stained glass piece, it would be the strips of lead in between the glass pieces. 🙂

      Reply
  7. Tammy
    October 31, 2020 at 11:40 am (4 weeks ago)

    Another amazing design! Thanks!

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    • Mandee
      November 2, 2020 at 11:10 am (4 weeks ago)

      You are most welcome Tammy! 😊

      Reply

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