How to make Stained Glass in Minecraft

Here you will find the most updated crafting guide for every stained glass block in Minecraft.

Here you will find the most updated crafting guide for how to craft every stained glass block in Minecraft.

How to craft glass in Minecraft

Before you can make stained glass, you will first need to make regular glass; to make regular Minecraft glass, you will need sand and a lot of it! That said, go grab a shovel and gather up some sand; if you don't know where to start, you can find sand, more often than not, near water sources. 

For example, if you see the ocean or a river, chances are there is some sand hiding close by. Along with this, you can always try the desert biome in your game world for obvious reasons. Once you get the sand, bring it back to your furnace, throw it in with some coal, and you will get the glass blocks you need. 

Once you get glass blocks, you can then make stained glass with eight glass blocks and one dye. If you keep reading, you will find how to craft every stained glass in Minecraft; also, if there is a specific stained glass you want to know how to make, check our table of contents below. 

How to make Red Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make red stained glass, you will need to follow the standard crafting recipe for all stained glass. Place eight glass blocks in every crafting table slot except the middle one; in the middle slot, you will need to place red dye. 

If you don't know already, you can make red dye by placing any of the following materials below inside a crafting table. 

  • Beetroot: You can find beetroots in both desert and forest village farms.
  • Rose Bush: Roses can be found growing in the forest biome.
  • Red Tulip: All tulips can be harvested from flower forest and plains biomes
  • Poppy: To get poppies, you can either kill golems or find them growing in most biomes. 

How to make Red Stained Glass in Minecraft

How to make Orange Stained Glass in Minecraft

Going down, to make orange stained glass, you will again need to follow the same crafting recipe as red stained glass. Place eight glass block all around the edge of the crafting table, and leave the middle slot for the orange dye.


Related: How to create all Minecraft Dyes


To make orange dye, you will need to use any of the materials listed below. 

How to make Yellow Stained Glass in Minecraft

Next on the list is yellow stained glass; the same deal as last time, you will need yellow dye to make this stained glass. Place eight glass blocks in the same pattern as the last one and then the dye in the middle slot.

 You can use any of the items below to make yellow dye inside a crafting table.

  • Dandelion: You can find these flowers in any grassy biome. 
  • Sunflower: Sunflowers spawn in a rare biome called sunflower plainsHow to make Yellow Stained Glass in Minecraft

How to make White Stained Glass in Minecraft

Moving on, to make white stained glass, you need eight glass blocks and white dye; place the dye in the middle slot and the eight glass blocks around it. If you still need to get the white dye, you can make it with the items in the list below.

  • Lilly of the valley: You get this flower by visiting and harvesting it in the biomes below.
    • Birch Forest
    • Birch Forest Hills
    • Flower Forest
  • Bonemeal: You can make bonemeal by placing several items in a composter or by grinding down bones. How to make White Stained Glass in Minecraft

How to make Light Gray Stained Glass in Minecraft

You know the drill, to make light gray stained glass, you will need eight glass blocks and one light gray dye. Place all eight glass blocks on the slots touching the outside of the crafting table, and then place the dye in the middle slot. 

To make light gray dye, you will need to use one of the dye combinations below.

Light Gray Dye Recipe Combo One

  • Gray Dye
  • White Dye

Light Gray Dye Recipe Combo Two

  • Two White Dye
  • Black Dye

Light Gray Dye Recipe Combo Three

  • Black Dye
  • White Dye

You can also make light gray dye with flowers listed below; to craft with them, just place the flowers anywhere inside a crafting table.

  • Oxeye Daisy: You can find this flower in the plains biome.
  • White Tulip: All tulips can be harvested from flower forest and plains biomes.
  • Azure Bluet: To get this flower, check the plains biome. 

How to make Gray Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make gray stained glass. you will need to make it with eight glass blocks and a gray dye. Gather up all of the required materials, then place the eight glass blocks on the outside slots of a crafting table and then the dye in the middle space. 

If you don't know how to make gray dye, you can make it with the items listed below.

How to make Cyan Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make cyan stained glass, you will need to follow the standard crafting recipe for all stained glass. Place eight glass blocks in every crafting table slot except the middle one; you will need to place the cyan dye in the middle slot. 

To make cyan dye, you will need one of the items below placed inside a crafting table. 

How to make Purple Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make purple stained glass, you will need to place eight glass and one purple dye inside a crafting table using the standard crafting recipe. 

Here are the materials you will need to use to make purple dye

How to make Magenta Stained Glass in Minecraft

In short, to make magenta stained glass, you will need eight glass and one magenta dye placed inside a crafting table. You will need to place eight glass in every slot in the crafting but the middle one, in the middle one, you will put the dye. 

You can make magenta dye by combining the following dyes inside a crafting table.

Magenta Recipe Combo One

  • Two Red
  • One Blue
  • One White

Magenta Recipe Combo Two

  • One Blue,
  • One Red.
  • One Pink

Related: How to dye armor in Minecraft (all platforms) 


Magenta Recipe Combo Three

  • One Purple
  • One Pink

You can also make magenta dye by just placing the following flowers inside a crafting table.

  • Lilac: If you want to find lilac flowers, search forest biomes.
  • Allium: You can find these flowers in forest biomes. 

How to make Brown Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make any stained glass in Minecraft, you need to follow the standard format; eight glass and one dye. If you want brown stained glass, you will need to use a brown dye

That said, place all of the materials inside a crafting table; put the glass in every slot but the middle, in the middle, you will need to put the brown dye. As a side note, If you don't know how to craft brown dye, you can do so with cocoa beans.

How to make Pink Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make pink stained glass, you will need to place pink dye along with eight glass blocks inside a crafting table. Gather all these materials up and place them inside a crafting table as shown by our image. 

If you don't know how to make pink dye, you can do so with any of these materials listed below.

  • Red Dye and White Dye
  • Peony: These flowers spawn in most forest biomes; search there if you want to find them. 
  • Tuilps: All tulips can be harvested from flower forest and plains biomes.

How to make Black Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make black stained glass, you will need eight glass blocks and a black dye all placed inside a crafting table; place the eight glass blocks all around the outside of the table, and then the dye in the middle slot. 

In order to make black dye, you will need one of the materials listed below.

  • Ink Sac: To get ink sacs, you must hunt squids in the ocean.
  • Wither flower: to get a flower, you must wait until a wither kills a mob; the flower will appear shortly after. 

How to make Blue Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make blue stained glass in Minecraft is easy; it follows the same recipe as all stained glass in the game, eight glass block, and one dye. To make blue stained glass, place eight glass blocks and one blue dye inside a crafting table, with the dye in the middle slot. 

If you didn't know how to make blue dye, you can make it with the following materials. 

  • Cornflower: To get cornflowers, you will need to search forest and plains biomes in the game.
  • Lapis Lazuli: To get Lapis Lazuli, you will need to mine lapis lazuli ore and melt it down inside a furnace. 

How to make Light Blue Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make light blue stained glass, you will need eight glass blocks and one light blue dye. You will need to place them all in the same format as all stained dye, eight glass blocks in all slots except the middle; you will place the dye in the middle space. To make light blue dye, use one of the materials listed below. 

How to make Green Stained Glass in Minecraft

To make green stained glass, you will need to use eight glass blocks and one green dye; place the glass blocks in every slot, but in the middle one, you will need to put the green dye in the middle space. You can also make green dye, with cactuses that you can find in desert biomes.

How to make Lime Stained Glass in Minecraft

In short, to make Lime stained glass, you will need eight glass blocks and one Lime dye placed inside a crafting table. You will need to place eight glass in every slot in the crafting but the middle one, in the middle one, you will put the dye. 

How to make Stained Glass Panes in Minecraft

Once you make some stained glass of any color, you can then turn them into stained glass panes using the recipe shown below. 

For more on MinecraftWe at PGG have you covered with guides like, how to make a smoker, and how to make barrels in Minecraft.

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