Vendors at Festival, 2016


Note:  Cleaned, ready-to-craft gourds are dried/cured gourds that have been cleaned. Many of us call those raw gourds.  Occasionally, a vendor might have a few green, uncured gourds for sale.

Carol Maddox, Bossier City, LA handcrafted gourds and gourdcrafting supplies.  2 booths.

Christa Enslin & Georgie E. Foster, Hattiesburg, MShandpainted gourds.

Christian Art by Ann–Ann Coghlan, Philadelphia, MShandpainted gourds.

David R. Shows, Laurel, MShandcrafted gourds.

Elizabeth West, Cullman, AL—gourd bowls and baskets, gourd vessels, general gourd crafts.

Golden Girl Gourds–Laura Lott and Cindy Swann, Seminary and Hattiesburg, MShandcrafted gourds

Gourds by Design—Doris P. Ishee, Stringer, MS—gourd art and jewelry.

Jason Smith and John Jackson, Clinton and Jackson, MSgourd musical instruments.

Katie’s Gourds & More–Katie Westmoreland, Vinemont, ALgourd art, cleaned ready-to-craft gourds, manipulated gourds, and kits.  2 booths.  (Katie and some of her gourds-first 4 photos above.)

Nicky Blakeney, Taylorsville, MShandcrafted gourds. (last set of 4 photos above)

Possum Hollow Farms–Glenn & Susan Trest, Bay Springs, MScleaned ready-to-craft gourds, handcrafted gourds:  Christmas ornaments, night lights, bowls, and floral arrangements. 2 booths.

Southern Gourds–Edwina Goff & Amanda Jones, Lucedale, MS cleaned ready-to-craft gourds (hardshell and miniature), birdhouses and bowls to craft, and crafted birdhouses and bowls.  4 booths.

Sullins Gourd Farm–Randy & Amy Sullins, Douglas, ALcleaned ready-to-craft gourds.  4 booths.

Sunshine Woodcarving–Cecil Walley, Sebring, FLtools and supplies for gourdcrafters and woodcrafters.  Saws, woodburners and pens, carvers/grinders, burs, books and accessories.  3 booths.  Ebay store:  Everglades Woodcarving Supplies

Thompson Farms–Mike & Michelle Thompson, Raleigh, MS—handcrafted gourd bowls, baskets, luminaries, thunder gourds, birdhouses, etc.  Leather dye, marking tools (gourd scribe), vinyl masking shapes, and miscellaneous gourdcrafting supplies.  2 booths.  (Some of Mike’s and Michelle’s gourds-second set of 4 photos above.)  Facebook:  Thompson Farms Gourds