Pine Needle Rim For Your Gourd



Loading Events

« All Events

Pine Needle Rim For Your Gourd

August 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Pine Needle Rim For Your Gourd
Date: Aug 17, 2024 (3:30pm-6:30pm)
Cost: $100 (non-gourd patch members); $30 (gourd patch members)
Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Instructor: Karen Smith & Linda Troute
Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO

Dive into the world of gourd art by learning how to create a beautiful pine needle rim for your gourds. Whether you’ve admired gourd vases with intricate pine needle accents or are entirely new to this craft, this workshop offers a fantastic opportunity to enhance the organic beauty of your gourds. The technique of pine needle coiling is straightforward and requires only a few tools and strong hands. Additionally, you’ll learn how to use alcohol inks to add vibrant colors and unique designs to your gourds.

Under the expert guidance of Karen Smith and Linda Troute, who bring over 10 years of combined experience in gourd art, you’ll master the process of creating your pine needle gourd rim. All necessary materials will be provided, but feel free to bring any personal embellishments to add a unique touch to your design. Please note that you will need to bring a dusk mask and an apron to protect yourself while working with the materials.

Join us for a fun and creative experience that will delight your senses and leave you with a stunning piece of gourd art. Whether for personal enjoyment or as a handmade gift, your pine needle rimmed gourd will be a treasured creation. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a traditional craft and learn new techniques in a supportive and inspiring environment.

To register or find out more please go to


August 17
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Categories:


Rocky Mountain Folk School Building
315 Pitkin Ave
Grand Lake, CO 80447 United States
View Venue Website


Rocky Mountain Folk School
View Organizer Website