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Weaving on Gourds

Marianne Barnes

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Combine basket weaving and gourd art in this new DIY. With 200 color images and step-by-step directions, five projects are presented for both the beginner and advanced weaver: Twine and Triple Twine Gourd, Twill Woven Gourd, and a Gourd Basket with Four Rod Wale.t Chapters cover preparing the gourd, weaving techniques, strengthening the rim, and adding embellishments to your finished woven gourd. Six contributing artists provide tips, and a gallery of completed works offers inspiration for creating your own designs.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 200 color images & 3 b/w patterns | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764335655 | Binding: soft cover


Marianne Barnes is a retired art teacher and has been working with gourds for 20 years, specifically basket weaving for gourds. Marianne lives in Greenville, South Carolina.