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Fairy Pot, Twining on a Mini Gourd
Zoom Class
January 28, 2023
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Fairy Pot, Twining on a Mini Gourd with Jane Wilson – Northeast Basketmakers Guild

Learn to twine on a mini gourd using 7 ply waxed linen thread. Using several color combinations and beads you can create a design with a sweet ruffle edge on a mini gourd.

Materials supplied: Mini prepared gourd, thread, drill bit, stylus, Tiger Tape, and step by step color photo instructions.

Tools needed: Scissors, curved embroidery scissors, tape measure, sharp awl, drill

Dimensions 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Zoom into Weaving
Columbia Basin Basket Guild 
March 14-18, 2023
Registration open is at basketryguild.com

 

Floating Coils on a Gourd
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Learn to open and close coil on a gourd using hand-dyed Danish cord and waxed linen thread. Then you will learn to take the design one step further by floating coils outside of the gourd to create a new dimension to your design. You will be able to choose from several color combinations of painted gourd and hand-dyed cord.to open and close coil on a gourd using hand-dyed Danish cord and waxed linen thread. Then you will learn to take the design one step further by floating coils outside of the gourd to create a new dimension to your design.  
Dimension 5" x 5"

Beaded Gourd Vase
March 18, 2023

In this class you will learn how to open and close coil on a gourd, how to add rows of beads for embellishment and how to shape your weaving to create a vase. You will have a selection of colors of gourds, cord, and beads to choose from. Your kit will include; a ready to weave gourd, needle, drill bit, Tiger Tape, hand-dyed Danish cord, waxed linen thread, beads and step-by-step photos printed instructions.
Dimension 4" x 4"

Beading Gourd Vase

 

Spring Retreat 2023
May 17-21, 2023
Seabeck Conference Center
Registration opens, Jan. 16, 2023

Couching on a Gourd
Thursday, May 18, 2023

Learn to create a design on the outside of a gourd using a sewing technique called couching.  Combined with coiling and beads you will have a beautiful weaving.

Supplies included in the kit: drill bit, masking tape, needle, waxed linen thread, ready-to-weave gourd, hand-dyed cord, glass beads and step by step color photo instructions.
Dimension: 7" x 7"

Fairy Pot, Twining on a Mini Gourd
Friday May 19, 2023

Learn to twine on a mini gourd using 7 ply waxed linen thread. Using several color combinations and beads you can create a design with a sweet ruffle edge on a mini gourd.

Materials supplied: Mini prepared gourd, thread, drill bit, stylus, Tiger Tape, and step by step color photo instructions.

Tools needed: Scissors, curved embroidery scissors, tape measure, sharp awl, drill

Dimensions 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Mix-it-up, Coiling on a Gourd 
Saturday, May 20, 2023

 Learn to use several weaving techniques to create a piece of art. You will combine knotless netting, couching, beading and open/closed coiling on a hard-shell gourd. With these techniques you can create a simple or elaborate weaving.                         

Supplies included in the kit: drill bit, needle, tiger tape, ready-to-weave gourd, waxed linen cord, dyed cord, beads and step by step color photo instructions.

 to use several weaving techniques to create a piece of art. You will combine knotless netting, couching, beading and open/closed coiling on a hard-shell gourd. With these techniques you can create a simple or elaborate weaving.                         

Dimensions: 4 1/2' 4 1/2"

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