Beginner’s Guide to Gourd Crafting

Beginner’s Guide to Gourd Crafting

It’s decorative gourd season, peeps! I just can’t wait to get my hands on some gourds and arrange them just so. They look so very seasonal. Reputable gourd shop Welburn Gourd Farm is offering a free download of “The Beginner’s Guide to Gourd Crafting.” It contains some great tips and how-tos to get your started with the wide world of gourds. Keep an eye out for the next issue of our sister publication, MAKE, Volume 21, which will feature a great DIY by Diane Gilleland on how to make a gourd lamp.

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