Pine Needle Rim For Your Gourd

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Venue:

315 Pitkin St, Grand Lake, CO 80447

OVERVIEW

Pine Needle Rim For Your Gourd Date: Aug 17, 2024 (3:30pm-6:30pm) Cost: $100 (non-gourd patch members); $30 (gourd patch members) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Karen Smith & Linda Troute Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Dive into the world of gourd art by learning how to create a beautiful pine needle rim for your gourds. Whether you’ve admired gourd vases with intricate pine needle accents or are entirely new to this craft, this workshop offers a fantastic opportunity to enhance the organic beauty of your gourds. The technique of pine needle coiling is straightforward and requires only a few tools and strong hands. Additionally, you’ll learn how to use alcohol inks to add vibrant colors and unique designs to your gourds. Under the expert guidance of Karen Smith and Linda Troute, who bring over 10 years of combined experience in gourd art, you’ll master the process of creating your pine needle gourd rim. All necessary materials will be provided, but feel free to bring any personal embellishments to add a unique touch to your design. Please note that you will need to bring a dusk mask and an apron to protect yourself while working with the materials. Join us for a fun and creative experience that will delight your senses and leave you with a stunning piece of gourd art. Whether for personal enjoyment or as a handmade gift, your pine needle rimmed gourd will be a treasured creation. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a traditional craft and learn new techniques in a supportive and inspiring environment.

AMENITIES

General Amenities

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Parking
  • Good for Groups

Average Price Range: $$

EVENT DATES

Date: 08/17/2024
Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Time: 6:30 PM

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