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Creating Gourd Birds with the Fairy Gourdmother®

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Creating Gourd Birds with the Fairy Gourdmother®

Sammie Crawford

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The Fairy Gourdmother® returns with another brilliant step-by-step guide to crafting with gourds, and this time it’s for the birds! Follow along as she walks you through building and decorating twelve feathered friends, from the austere Edgar Allen Crow to a super cute pop-up birdie toy. You will learn practical assembly skills and excellent painting techniques so you can adorn your creations with life-like details. Each project comes complete with a detailed supply list, color palette, step-by-step instructions with photos, and a pattern. In addition, the guide offers resources and helpful tips. Ideal for gourders of all ages, this latest how-to is sure to help your gourding skills take flight.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 220+ color photos | 96 pp
ISBN13: 9780764337352 | Binding: soft cover


Sammie Crawford, a professional designer, author, and teacher, has been painting since 1987 and has published five books on gourd painting. She lives in Arkansas.