Zoom and In-person classes
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Slit Gourd Luminary
In this class you will learn to twine with Danish cord though slits in the gourd. Using several sizes of drill bits, you will drill holes in the gourd for the light to show through. Embellish line with black ink dye. Then finish the design with a coiled rim. You will be provided with a gourd that is pre-cut with slits, dye to stain the gourd, three sizes of drill bits, fine tips applicator for black lines. When done you will a piece that is beautiful in day or nighttime. Fairy lights not included in supplies fees.
Dimensions 6" x 6"
on outside of Gourd
Use your imagination as you create your own design with Tenerife weaving using 4 ply waxed linen thread on the outside of a gourd. Add beads, gemstones and charms as you string the warp for extra embellishments.
Tapestry Weaving in a Gourd
Learn to weave a free formed tapestry design in a gourd. A pre-cut and colored gourd will be provided. You will learn to string the warp, how to keep edges straight, color changes. Many colors of wool yarn and ribbon yarn will be include in supplies fees.
Seashells and Seagrass Coiling
Class Description: Weave this nautical piece using seagrass and waxed linen thread embellished with seashells. You will learn knotless netting and coiling on a gourd, and how to drill holes in shells. Materials: pre-cut and marbled finish hard shell gourd, seagrass, wool roving, waxed linen, and an assortment of seashells and beads. Dimensions 5" x 5"
Basic Coiling on Gourds
Class Description: Coiling is a fun and easy basket weaving technique. Learn how to attach hand dyed Danish cord to the edge of a gourd, how to weave open and closed coiling, how to free form coil, and how to attach a row of beads to the coil. Choose from several color combinations of gourds, Danish cord, and waxed linen thread to personalize your own creation. Jane will share her own technique of dyeing the gourd and cording to match. You should be able to finish this project in class. No weaving experience is required. All other materials will be provided, including a cleaned, cut and dyed gourd.
Learn to coiling on a round body gourd, how to add a button, charm or gemstone.
Pine Needle Weaving
with Walnut Shells
Mix-it Up, Coiling, Knotless Netting and Couching on a gourd
Frazzled, Seagrass and Copper Wire Twining
In this class you will learn to twine on a gourd using seagrass and copper wire. You will learn to do knotless netting around to body of the gourd. A base is coiled with seagrass and waxed linen thread.
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"
Couching on a gourd
Learn to create a design on a gourd using a sewing technique called couching combined with coiling, a basket weaving technique. You will be provided with a ready-to-weave gourd with cord that is dyed to match the gourd.
Open, Closed and Floating
Coiling on a gourd
In Your Dreams
Weave a Dreamcatcher in a gourd.
Tenerife and Couching on Gourd
Learn to do Tenerife, a fun easy lace weaving technique using a needle and waxed linen cord on a gourd. Follow the instructions or create your own design, then top off with a Butterfly charm for accent.
Supplies included in the kit: drill bit, needle, tiger tape, ready-to-weave gourd, waxed linen cord, and step by step color photo instructions.
Twining on a Mini Gourd.
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"