Tag: Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

Spirit of the Desert sponsored an Arizona Gourd Society Play Date on November 17 in Sun Lakes. Projects were focused on Christmas and included Santa Ornaments and Holiday Tea Lights. The Annual Christmas Party took place December 6 at Oakwood and was enjoyed by all. Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch was established to share…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch meeting

  November has been a busy month for the Gourd Patch. November 8-9 featured a class taught by patch member Julie Hemer. Julie taught new techniques about carving and sanding gourds to complete a Nativity Set. Everyone completed the first piece in their set and had a great time. Spirit of the Desert sponsored an…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

  The first fall meeting of Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch will take place October 18, 2018, at the Arts and Crafts Room at Sun Lakes Country Club (25601 Sun Lakes Blvd, Sun Lakes, AZ) at 4:00 p.m. Please note that this is a new location for meetings. Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch news

  Colleen McKnight Well, the results are in from the big gourd festival, and Spirit of the Desert gourd patch is the Best Patch in the Arizona Gourd Society! We now have 50 members from all over the valley and are the largest. Not only are we the largest, our members are the most award-winning…

Wuertz Gourd Festival results

  Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert members enjoyed a busy February at the Wuertz Gourd Festival in Casa Grande. The highlight of the festival is the Arizona Gourd Society state competition and, as usual, our patch was well represented in the Winner’s Circle. Congratulations to winners from our patch: Novice Division: Diane Wimmer –…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch news

Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch is starting the new year off on a run. January was a VERY busy month for us gourders. As a patch, we’re preparing to host the Arizona Gourds Society’s annual competition at the Wuertz Gourd Festival in Casa Grande, February 9-11. Over 220 entries are expected into…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch news

Spirit of the Desert gourd patch ended the year with a fantastic Christmas party at Poolside in Oakwood. Wonderful food and a gourd ornament gift exchange were the highlights. Getting together socially and sharing is a key part of our group. The patch starts the new year with new officers. Colleen McKnight will serve as…