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Gourd & Basket Weekend In The Garden


  • WHEN Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA
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  • AGES 14+
  • COST Not available

On April 30-May 1, 2011, sponsored by San Diego Botanic Garden, an expected 300 students will attend a great variety of classes in basket making and gourd art taught by instructors from all over the United States.

Additionally, basket making and gourd art suppliers will have booths accessible to the public. An exhibition of original work by Guild members and Weekend instructors will also be held.

Mark your calendars for this exciting event! The illustrated catalog is at the printer, but here's a list of the class offerings:

2-Day classes
101 Lanny Bergner: “Meshing”: Making Biomorphic Patchwork Baskets
102 Deb Curtis: NW Treasure Basket
103 Judith Olney: Twill Shoulder Bag

Saturday only
204 Jackie Abrams: Happy Woman Twill Cathead Basket
205 Marcia Balleweg: Meghan’s Basket
206 Toni Best: Never Ending Story
207 Jo Campbell-Amsler: Wisteria Bowl
208 Gloria Crane: Carved Gecko Gourd
209 Polly Jacobs Giacchina: Twined Beads & Brooches
210 Kay Harradine: Potlatch Pouch
211 Marla Helton: Rainbow Tower
212 Tom Hotlkamp: Seven-Step Little Stool
213 Eileen LaPorte: Monterey Bowl
214 Marilyn Moore: Mini Ring Bowl
215 Nadine Spier: Ornate Pine Needle Basketry
216 Don Weeke: Gourd Basketry
217 Peggy Wilcox: Rush over Mold
218 Jennifer Wool: Rainstick Sampler
219 Judy Zugish: Transparencies

Sunday only
320 Jackie Abrams: A (Plastic Bag) Shopping Bag
321 Marcia Balleweg: Mojave
322 Toni Best: Filling the Gap
323 Jo Campbell-Amsler: Willowglen Flower Basket
324 Gloria Crane: Relief Carved Lidded Bowl
325 Polly Jacobs Giacchina: Sculptural People Rattle
326 Kay Harradine: Flaxen Sacs
327 Marla Helton: Beaded Elegance
328 Tom Hotlkamp: A Rocker for a Toddler
329 Eileen LaPorte: Twill Jardinière
330 Marilyn Moore: Wire Cloth Jewelry
331 Nadine Spier: More Coiling Techniques for Basketmakers & Gourders
332 Don Weeke: Gourd Masks
333 Peggy Wilcox: Spiral
334 Jennifer Wool: Basketry Around a Gourd
335 Judy Zugish: Salsa Dance

Registration is available to guild members in mid-December, 2010 and to non-members beginning in January 2011. Catalog will be available in hard copy and on line--check website for updates!

Location: San Diego Botanic Garden- 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas CA Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.


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