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Darla Hines left a comment for ginny watts
"Ginny!!! I want you to know your beautiful basket piece that you donated to TGS is now living with me. I was so hoping that you and Dusti would be at the show this year. The complex was the best that I can remember....yes any class that had to be…"
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"love the top and all the way to the bottom...embellishments are so pretty"
Aug 7
ginny watts commented on lynda beth smith's photo
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"well done. I like very much"
Nov 7, 2013
ginny watts commented on lynda beth smith's photo
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"Lynda, this piece is beautiful as well as beautifully done    "
Nov 7, 2013
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"great idea "
Jun 13, 2013
Darla Hines commented on ginny watts's photo
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"Ginny, I have my 2 bags on my chair floor lamp that my husband made, it has hooks for hanging items, so I get to touch and foldle them every day. They mean alot to me!"
Jun 13, 2013
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"Darla, thank you. you honor me by having obtained. not one but two of my 'med' bags. I am proud you have them. don't forget the sage inside each bag. miss seeing you Darla.  "
Jun 12, 2013
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"thanks Kelly. the leath ,ier has just enough glue to hold it in place while I sew the pieces together on the sides. I do the same procedure when I attach the leather upper to the gourd bpttom. beads are sewn through leather AND gourd next. I then…"
Jun 12, 2013
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"I happen to be a proud owner of 2 of Ginny's wonderful "bags" Ginny wouldn't think of using anykind of glue on her super work....she is above and beyond in the traditional art of leather work and beading. Her details are of the…"
Jun 10, 2013
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"LOVE!! These are just adorable.  I just have to make one, but the seed beading looks really hard.  Did you sew the seam on the leather or glue? "
Jun 10, 2013
Hellen Martin left a comment for ginny watts
"I’m personally inviting you to the Louisiana Gourd Society’s 1st Annual Show that will be held April 19-20, 2013 at the Claiborne Parish Fairgrounds located at 1563 Fairgrounds Drive in Haynesville, LA.    They will have…"
Feb 27, 2013
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"elaine, this looks great. so glad to see you are still beading "
Jun 14, 2012
ginny watts commented on dusti lockey's photo
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"this came out really really nice, dusti. first time ive been on computer in about three weeks, so ive kinda lost touch, but looks like your brain storm worked, huh?            "
Jun 1, 2012
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"i absolutely love this. of course i would. i dont think i have seen this one in person, have i?"
May 22, 2012
Rowena Philbeck left a comment for ginny watts
"I wasn't able to go last year and not sure this year either.  I would love to go to the show and may do it. I have to ask off for that weekend. I haven't helped or had a booth in several years. So glad that you are still creating art…"
May 9, 2012
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"hey rowena, it is so good to hear from you and thank you very much for your comment    "
May 8, 2012

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At 9:20am on August 18, 2014, Darla Hines said…
Ginny!!! I want you to know your beautiful basket piece that you donated to TGS is now living with me. I was so hoping that you and Dusti would be at the show this year. The complex was the best that I can remember....yes any class that had to be outside was hot but with the over hang of the areas and fans it wasn't tooooooo bad.....Sunday I had a carving class 8am till 2pm....I stopped at 1 because the show was over at 3 and I wanted to be ready for the take down of the Patch booth. With all of the irons in the fire....a patch booth is the only way I can have a booth....working in competition, admissions, one class, covering the booth and doing what ever needed to help the venue....and also I had to go see folks. Thank you so much for your donations....I love my new basket....not only is it a great work but I know it's been in your hands. Darla
At 8:09am on February 27, 2013, Hellen Martin said…

I’m personally inviting you to the Louisiana Gourd Society’s 1st Annual Show that will be held April 19-20, 2013 at the Claiborne Parish Fairgrounds located at 1563 Fairgrounds Drive in Haynesville, LA.   

They will have classes both days, gourd art, competition, and kids korner.  Visit their web site ….. www.louisianagourdsociety.org ….. for the class schedule and more information.

Tom and Zelda Hornsby, Bayou Gourds, will have gourds for you to purchase ….. www.bayougourds.com.    Nedra Dennison, Sawdust Connection, will have a wide variety of her many supplies you can purchase ….. www.sawdustconnection.com.   I will be teaching two classes and have a booth with my art and gourd books … www.paintingsbyhellen.com .   There will also be other artists with their gourd art and supplies!!! 

Come join us to have GOURD FUN!  You can shop, take a class, browse the art competition, and see the fabulous gourd creations!

At 7:12am on May 9, 2012, Rowena Philbeck said…

I wasn't able to go last year and not sure this year either.  I would love to go to the show and may do it. I have to ask off for that weekend. I haven't helped or had a booth in several years. So glad that you are still creating art gourds. This is a great place and really keeps you motivated to create too. Take care and glad I got to talk with you. I do miss the old days for sure!! We had such fun visiting etc. I miss all the ones passed away too. 

At 12:47pm on May 8, 2012, Rowena Philbeck said…

Hey Ginny...been a long time. I love your items. Those little bags are really cool and your horses are great as usual. Hope you are doing OK. I'm working my 2 jobs and working some on making gourd shawl pins and buttons for fiber people. Take Care....

Rowena

At 5:32am on March 26, 2012, Hellen Martin gave ginny watts a gift
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Happy Birthday Ginny!!! Hope you have a good one. We are moved into our new home but still unpacking boxes. Will give you a call as soon as things slow down a litt.e
At 9:43am on March 8, 2012, Chris Pawlik said…

Ginny, did you have some photos posted of gourd necklaces that were made with cotton string or thread?  I remember seeing a photo but can't find it now and I don't remember who made them.  I was hoping it was you!
Chris

At 8:23am on February 20, 2012, Linda (Orannhawk) Roberts said…

Love your work ! I also love your background photo, the Regalia is beautiful ! The turtle pouch caught my eye immediately, really like the dentalium on it. Enjoying all of the photos and look forward to visiting with you. I am also First Nations and in Texas.

At 7:03am on February 17, 2012, Phyllis Sickles said…

Thanks, Ginny, I enjoyed doing the banyan tree.  I will say that I was glad when I finished.

At 6:35am on May 28, 2011, Darla Hines said…

Hay,

I got to see some of your work at KACC, went up on delivery day. I just love your work!

Darla

At 7:19am on April 10, 2011, tammy evans said…

Hi Ginny, LOVE your work . When you do a beaded rim ... how do you bead onto fabric{leather] ? Do you bead onto a piece of graphed fabric first or directly onto leather ? Or actually to the gourd itself .... a lotta holes ! haha

thank you,tammy

 
 
 

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