Sunshine Patch 63 N Wedgewood Dr. Nampa, Id 461-2021 11:00 to ? Liz Meyer
The 4th Wednesday of each month is the official meeting of the Sunshine Patch. They meet every Wednesday, but call Liz to verify that she will be holding meetings on Wednesdays other than the official day. Bring what you are working on (or want to work on) and any questions about 'gourding' and/or techniques. Contact Liz if you need directions to her place. We'll see you in the Sunshine!
Meridian Patch -3907 W Big Creek Dr. Meridian, Id 288-5557 Shirley Eastman 10:00 to 1:00
Meridian Patch meets every Monday to work on projects that you need to finish or start. Call Shirley before the Monday meeting to verify it will be held.
Woodcraft Patch - Social, Wheel of Goodies, and Show & Tell from 10-10:30 Business meeting starts at 10:30 Class follows business meeting
July 15th - 11:00 - 1:00 pm
No meeting at Woodcraft this month, instead our Annual Picnic will be held at the Lakeview Park Maple Grove Shelter in Nampa -(members & guests)
Theme for Gourd Art Contest -”Hello Gorgeous” - Remember to bring your entries for the Gourd Art Contest - First prize is a 2018 paid Membership for IDGS
The club will furnish Chicken, members are ask to bring a side side and a drink (no alcohol is allowed in the park)
Kuna Patch - 2417 W Kuna Rd, Kuna, Id 922-5929 The Tole Shed - Veletta Murphey
June 27th - Tuesday 1-4 pm Marbleizing - Veletta
Veletta will be teaching us how to create a marble look with acrylic paint (see attached pictures). We will be creating a marbled-look bowl in the green marble design.
Please have the following ready for class:
small gourd bowl that is
cleaned and finished on the outside painted with 2-3 light coats of green acrylic paint
The prep work for this project was discussed at our last patch meeting and at the gourd cleaning event today. If you missed both events, contact Veletta for more information. She has the paint you will need to prepare your gourd for marbling.
July 13th - Thursday 6-9 pm - Floating Coils - Carol