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Lots of Fun with "Littles"

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Kennie Winter

Friday, Sep 6th

Half Day

12:30 pm - 4 pm


Class description


Have fun with Lots of "Littles", gourds 1/2" to 3" in diameter.


Several different techniques will be offered: "Loomed Beading", Faux Turquoise Painting, Wood Burning, "Looped Beading", Pine Needle Rims, and more. You get to pick which "Little" techniques you want to do. You can make as many 3 or 4 "Littles" as time permits in this afternoon class.


This class works for all levels of gourd artists and is a great way to have fun and learn a lot! Prepared "Little" gourds, paints, beads, wire, pine needles, waxed linen thread, pine needles will all be supplied. 


Your "Littles" would look great displayed in a terrarium or in your curio cabinet. They also make cute, "Little" gifts.

So, what will you do with your "Littles"?

What you are required to bring


  1. Wood burner, if you want to wood burn

  2. Small detail paint brushes 

  3. Your own tiny beads if desired

  4. A hand-held battery operated drill and tiny drill bits, (You can also use an electric, regular sized rotary tool with tiny drill bits). 


Class Cancellation Policy


If you need to cancel this class, you MUST contact us before August 22, 2024 in order to receive a refund. Note that NGS will withhold $10 to cover processing fees. To cancel, call Patti Jo Newsom at 817-917-7873 or email us at

If this class does not meet its minimum number of students required, the class will be cancelled, you will be contacted, and your registration fee will be refunded.

All classes are subject to change.       

About the instructor


Kennie was originally trained in water color painting which led to silk painting. Over the years, she has loved many types of crafts, and then she found gourds. She has been working with gourds for over 20 years and loves exploring different techniques.

Questions about this class?


Kennie Winter can be contacted at

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