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Hello Everyone

We hope you are all doing well and are working on your gourds

We will be having two teachers coming on Saturday, July 17th to each give a half day  class. 

Tyvek Beads ~ Vickie Echols



Where: Jeannie’s Home, Albuquerque      


Date:  July 17, 2021


Time: 9:00 – 12:00                               


Class Limit: 10


Cost: $45.00 – Includes 3 large sheets of Tyvek, use of my inks, sponge, glue stick, iridescent films, Mylar, nail tape and a tutorial to be emailed after the class.


Description: I love beads and it’s so easy to make your own. We will start with a demo of how to make Tyvek beads and then you can jump in and go bead crazy. There will be a nice selection of materials that can be incorporated to your beads.

Tools to bring with you: Heat tool, cutting mat, Xacto knife, metal yard stick, needle nose pliers, fine tipped wire cutters (for jewelry) and sharp scissors. If you do not have these things, I do have some loaners but you will have to share.


Payment: Payment: Payment: Please email me to reserve your spot at vickiesvessels@ymail.com  Class size is limited. Please make checks payable to Vickie’s Vessels and mail to 45339 Esmerado Ct., Temecula, CA 92592.

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                                Acrylic Camouflage Owl

Location: Jeannie’s Home, (626) 589-5129 Albuquerque, NM

Date: July 17, 2021                      1:00-5:00


Instructor: Robin Bryson      Class Level: All Levels     Cost: $50     Class Limit: 15


Description: Learn to do an acrylic non-pour that dries in minutes and transfer the marble design on to a gourd. Transfer the owl pattern over the marble design, enhanced with a tiny touch of ink dye and Pitt pen, while giving the owl a camouflage effect.

Tools to bring with you: an old towel

Materials provided with the class:  Tutorial, pattern, clean, cut & ready gourd, acrylic paints, ink dyes: (white, black brown and yellow) Formula 49, micro brushes, brush, parchment paper, Pitt pen and glue.

Payments:  To reserve a spot contact Robin    

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to Robin, at 951-634-5559 or byrson558@gmail.com