Hello from Hudi --a message from the president  ... Happy Holidays! ... elections ... shows

Gerry Flewharty created this seasonal art from 
multiple gourds. It was so cute that she 
photographed it and created a Season's Greetings 
photo card which she sent to family and friends.

Articles in the Winter issue:
  • Kid's Corner: Holiday Flower Ornament
  • Gourd Crafting Contest
  • Featured Artist: Kimberly Dubio
  • Tutorial: Thunder Gourds by Ron Swank
  • Plagarism, Copyright Infringement, & Gourd Art by Michele Swan
  • Photographing Your Gourds by Carol and Gary Bradley
  • Elections
  • The Future of Gourd Groups: Young Gourders
  • Tutorial: Carving an Owl by Phyllis Sickles
  • Featured Chapter: North Carolina - Push for Publicity
  • Pruduct Review: Yes! Paste by Terry Noxel
  • Chapter News
  • Gourd Show: Georgia Gourdfest
  • Gourd Show: Ilinois Gourd Festiva;
  • Gourd Show: Mississippi Gourd Festival
  • Jim Story Award Competition
  • Growing a Gourd in a Mold by Betty Finch
  • "Mock Judging" & "What Judges are Looking For" 

  •       Photos below from this issue of 
    our full color glossy magazine... 

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