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GOURDING
Doodling Borders for Wood Burning,
Gourds, & Drawing.
Bettie Lake. Learn
techniques for using resin inlay with gourds
and wood projects, including carving, mixing,
insetting, sanding, and polishing. Instructions
and original designs, and an extensive gallery of
gourd and wood turned art, will inspire readers
to add personal touches to their projects.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 203 color photos & draw-
ings • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4750-4 • soft cover • $12.99
InLace Techniques: Resin Inlay for Gourd
and Wood Crafts.
Betsey Sloan. Learn tech-
niques for using resin inlay with gourds and wood
projects, including carving, mixing, insetting,
sanding, and polishing. Instructions and original
designs, and an extensive gallery of gourd and
wood turned art, will inspire readers to add
personal touches to their projects. The most
common challenges working with resin inlay
are addressed and ten gourd artisans and a
wood turner share their experiences with this
decorative inlay material.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 198 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3330-9 • soft cover • $12.99
Coiled Designs for Gourd Art.
Catherine
Devine. Coiling is a basketry technique used
as decoration in gourd art. Step-by-step coiling
techniques, as well as pattern designs, help
gourd enthusiasts use coiled waxed linen and
colored thread to enhance their work. 196 color
photos show how to trim a gourd bowl or vase
and use the coiled threads to add color to your
favorite gourds. A special chart will help crafters
design their own coiling patterns. Beginners and
advanced workers with gourds will be inspired
by this book.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 209 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3011-7 • soft cover • $14.99
Weaving on Gourds.
Marianne Barnes. Five
projects show how to combine basket weaving
and gourd art. Twine on a gourd, add undu-
lating tapestry to a gourd basket, and make
a continuous twill woven gourd. Includes 200
color photographs, step-by-step directions, and
a gallery of completed works.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color images &
3 b/w patterns • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3565-5 • soft cover • $19.99
New and Different Materials for Weaving
and Coiling.
Marianne Barnes. Over 350 color
images display the raw materials, techniques,
and final works of art created in weaving and
coiling baskets and decorating gourds. Where
to find, collect, and how to prepare natural
materials ranging from vines and reeds to plants
and grasses is explored. Projects from weavers
and gourd artists are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 358 color photos • 208 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3992-9 • soft cover • $29.99
Creative Embellishments for Gourd Art.
Marianne Barnes. Through 300 color images
and tutorials from several contributing artists,
see how embellishments can add variety to
your gourds. Beads, metal, wire, clay, antlers,
and other art mediums are among the featured
items used to give character to a gourd mask,
dress up your gourd doll, or add the final touch
to your gourd jewelry and holiday-themed gourd
decorations.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300 color images, 33 b/w
patterns • 128 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4492-3 • soft cover • $24.99
Creative Rims for Gourd Art.
Marianne
Barnes. Through more than 200 color images
and tutorials from contributing artists, learn how
to finish the rims of many gourd bowls using chip
stone, tubular beading, paper, coiling, leather,
wire, clay, pine needle, and flowers--or just
leave the rim natural. Rims can be very simple
or extremely elaborate. A gallery of completed
works will inspire your own creative ideas.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 205 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4614-9 • soft cover • $19.99
Cut-out Gourd Techniques.
Susan Nonn. This
book was written for gourd artists looking to
improve their skills with the mini jigsawwith 221
colored images and step-by-step instructions for
ten projects. By working through these projects,
artists will build their confidence in using the
mini-saw to execute techniques such as cutting
tighter lines, cutting through a tight curve, and
cutting 90-degree angles.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 221 color photos• Index 96
pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4296-7 • soft cover
$19.99
Miriam Joy’s Wax Design Techniques.
Miriam Joy. Using less than one crayon on a
gourd makes wax designs easy to learn, inex-
pensive, and practical. Illustrated instructions
guide you through six fun projects. Chapters
include preparing your gourd, the basics of wax
design, embellishing your designs, suppliers, and
a gallery of completed works. This instructional
how-to guide is a great addition to the library of
any gourd artist, woodworker, or other crafter.
See for yourself how fun wax can be.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 251 color images • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4467-1 • soft cover • $19.99
Antler Art for Baskets and Gourds.
Betsey
Sloan. Enhance your gourd vessel or basket
with antlers. Containing 169 color images and
step-by-step instructions, learn how to drill,
frame, and attach antlers to a traditional weave
basket, gourd bowl, floor vases, and even masks.
Twenty projects — both baskets and gourds
—are featured for the beginner and advanced
crafter. A gallery provides inspiration for your
own creations.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 169 color images • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3615-7 • soft cover • $19.99
Creating Bottles with Gourds and Fiber.
Jim Widess. This new DIY guide shows how
different forms of fiber have been used to tie a
loop around the neck or waist of a gourd or to
weave an intricate basket structure to hold the
handle. With more than 350 color images and
step-by-step instructions, seven projects are
based on water containers from around the
world. These projects show the universality
of the gourd in the human settlement of the
earth, and make great projects for advanced
gourd artists.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 350 color images • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3866-3 • soft cover • $19.99
A Guide to Chip-Carving Gourds.
Marilyn
Rehm. Step-by-step instructions, along with
176 color images, show how to chip and chisel
a gourd into a decorative piece for the house
or outside. Create a stunning array of bowls,
birdhouses, and ornaments. Chip-carving on
gourds is a gentle, relaxing, dust-free handcraft
that any beginner or seasoned crafter can learn
and enjoy.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 189 color images • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3210-4 • soft cover • $14.99
Chip-Carving Gourds: Advanced Tech-
niques.
Marilyn Rehm. See what a gourd and
a chisel can make and learn that chip-carving
has never been so easy. This step-by-step guide,
with 229 color photographs, demonstrates the
many ways to decorate a gourd with only the
simplest of tools. Includes 10 projects ranging
frombowls,birdhouses,and jewelry toornaments
and a gallery of completed works.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 229 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3289-0 • soft cover • $14.99
Decorating Gourds: Carving, Burning,
Painting and More.
Sue Waters. Produce
gourd-geous results in a minimal time! Step-
by-step photos & text demonstrate several
techniques for decorating gourds, including
carving, woodburning, painting, staining, and
stenciling, and pine needle weaving. The projects
covered here include vessels, a hanging potpour-
ri, and an adorable Santa Claus. Patterns are
included to get you started, and a color photo
gallery displays finished projects.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 190 color photos • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1312-7 • soft • $14.99
One Gourd at a Time: A Beginner’s Guide.
Tricia Sutton. For crafters who like the idea of
working with gourds but don’t know where
to begin, this Beginner’s Guide provides basic
techniques. Step-by-step instructions and 361
color images take you through 21 projects.
Chapters include cleaning and cutting gourds,
coloring and decorating, and easy-to-do projects
with your left-over gourd pieces. A gallery of
completed projects will further inspire your
own creative ideas.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 361 color images • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4146-5 • soft cover • $24.99
Gourd Crafts: 6 Projects & Patterns.
Ro
Shillingford. Over 220 color photos and text
guide readers through every step needed to
create gourd bird houses, bowls, apple box-
es, whimsy-bird vases, ewers, and scarecrow
roly-polys. The text provides information on
growing, curing, and cleaning gourds. Cutting
and cleaning techniques, how to transfer pattern
drawings, and gourd decoration are covered.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 222 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2825-1 • soft cover • $14.95
Painting Gourds with the Fairy Gourd-
mother®.
Sammie Crawford. Bring your gourds
to life through these ten whimsical and fun
gourd projects. Sammie Crawford, the Fairy
Gourdmother, provides patterns, color palettes,
supply lists, and step-by-step instructions for
painting and beautifully decorating a gourd
snowman, witch-in-training, baby chimp, wall
pocket, Christmas oil lamp, and a magi.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 209 color photos, 16 pat-
terns 80 pp.• ISBN: 978-0-7643-4309-4 •
soft cover $16.99
Gourd Fun for Everyone.
Sammie Crawford.
Painting and decorating techniques, patterns,
and practical instruction will have you creating
masterpieces. Whether you create a Christmas
character, a frog prince, a snowman, a mermaid,
a lighthouse, or a bow-legged cowboy, you’ll be
smiling from start to finish. Eight step-by-step
projects are shown to get you started, and there
are lots of other examples to inspire your own
ideas of what a gourd can be.
Size: 8 1/2” X 11” • 239 color photos • 128 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3124-4 • soft cover • $22.99
Holiday Fun: Painting Christmas Gourds.
Sammie Crawford. Learn techniques for painting
gourds as Christmas ornaments and decorations.
Step-by-step instructions and tips for selecting
the right gourds to paint and brush to use will
ensure your success. 138 color photographs and
11 projects show all the details. The gallery of
completed projects will inspire your own ideas
for holiday decorating.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 154 color photos
13patterns•64pp.• ISBN: 978-0-7643-3279-1
soft cover • $14.99
Creating Gourd Birds with the Fairy
Gourdmother®.
Sammie Crawford. 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.
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.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3735-2 • soft cover • $24.99
Building Gourd Birdhouses with the Fairy
Gourdmother®.
Sammie Crawford. Offer
your feathered neighbors a handcrafted home
with this detailed project book for making and
decorating gourd birdhouses and feeders. From a
charming hacienda birdhouse to a wall-mounted
house in the shape of a wide-brimmed hat to a
delightfully sarcastic hanging cat’s head bird-
house, birds will flock to nest in your creative
backyard subdivisions. 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” • 140 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3736-9 • soft cover • $24.99
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