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Misti Washington Gourd & Basket Guild’s

ANNUAL CLASS DAY
Date:  Sunday, August 6, 2017   9am-3pm

Location:  San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas

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HOT AIR BALLOON GOURD ORNAMENT  
Instructor: Grace Swanson 
Students will learn to draw and then burn a geometric design on a small gourd. They will then use gourd dyes to color the gourd. A small basket will be attached to the bottom of the gourd and a pounded copper wire hanger will be attached. Students should be able to finish 2 hot air balloon gourds.
Approx. finished size: 5″
Materials supplied: Gourds, small woven baskets, dyes, gloves, paint brushes, copper wire, chasing hammer & steel block (to share), and E-6000 glue.
Must have a wood burner — any kind will do, but no previous experience is needed. Bring a heat setter if you have one.
Class Fee: $55
Maximum class size is 8 students.

To register for the class described above:
Make a check out to Grace Swanson

Indicate your class choice (Balloon Ornament), include your email address, andmail to:

Polly Giacchina
8021 Eastridge Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
Polly will send you an email confirmation, when the check is received.
Classes will fill up so send your check in early.
Please bring your own lunch on the day of the class.

Other classes taught by Misti Washington Gourd & Basket Guild members are also available on the same date.

Go to:

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5760c2e1356fb0f59a8ad440/t/594719c7ccf210058d38b3eb/1497831880635/BasketDay2017.pdf

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Upcoming shows:   2017

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Gourds made by Grace are always available at:
Off Track Gallery

937 South Coast Highway 101, downtown Encinitas

(in the Lumberyard Shopping Center, behind Starbucks)

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