Instructor: Vickie Echols
Class Level: Any level can do this
Class Limit: 15
Description: You will learn how to coil pine needles around the rim of a gourd to create a rainbow swirl pattern utilizing the caps of the needles. The pine needles have been dyed using glycerine and Rit Dye. This project includes 3 colors of pine needles. The sample on the left is using 7 colors and is for inspiration only.
Tools to bring with you: Small needle nose pliers, fine tipped wire cutters for jewelry and sharp scissors.
Materials provided with the class: The prepared gourd (cleaned, sanded and holes drilled, 3 different colors of dyed pine needles, artificial sinew, sewing needle and detailed tutorial (emailed after the class).
Length of the class: 9:30-4:00 with 1-hour lunch break.
For more information on how to sign up for this class call (410) 885-2890.