artgalstudio

Dyed Pine Needles, Threads, Basket & Gourd Art Supplies

Florida, United States · 1643 Sales

artgalstudio

Dyed Pine Needles, Threads, Basket & Gourd Art Supplies

Florida, United States 1643 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Welcome to Artgals Studio, your best source for natural and dyed Florida Long Leaf Pine Needles for Basketry and Gourd Crafts. I also carry waxed threads, imitation sinew, handmade basket centers for pine needle basket bottoms, pine needle basket kits, geode agates set in epoxy resin, books, tutorials and more.

The premium pine needles I provide are from the Florida Long Leaf Pine Tree, carefully culled and available by the bundle. I also create beautiful, dyed pine needles in a variety of rich colors, available by the bundle. I use professional dyes with glycerine added for shine and flexibility. Pine needles are put through several rinses with a natural fixative to prevent as much bleed as possible. Popular colors among my customers are mahogany,redwood, black, emerald, hunter green, navy, chocolate, espresso, caramel, wine and butterscotch. I will also take custom orders and will do my very best to achieve a requested color.

Customers who use my pine needles are among the most talented basket coilers and gourd artists anywhere. I'm as proud of the beautiful work they do as I am the gorgeous needles I supply them with. While their talent is undeniable, good quality pine needles are essential to produce professional looking baskets. Many of my customers' creative baskets and gourd art can be seen in museums and craft shows all over America, as well as right here on Etsy!

If you use pine needles for pine needle basket coiling, gourd art or other crafts, why not give my needles a try? You'll not only find the quality outstanding but the prices are extremely fair for the high quality and great service you'll receive.

Thanks for stopping by!
Artgal's Studio, since 2006

Announcement
Last updated on May 7, 2016

Welcome to Artgals Studio, your best source for natural and dyed Florida Long Leaf Pine Needles for Basketry and Gourd Crafts. I also carry waxed threads, imitation sinew, handmade basket centers for pine needle basket bottoms, pine needle basket kits, geode agates set in epoxy resin, books, tutorials and more.

The premium pine needles I provide are from the Florida Long Leaf Pine Tree, carefully culled and available by the bundle. I also create beautiful, dyed pine needles in a variety of rich colors, available by the bundle. I use professional dyes with glycerine added for shine and flexibility. Pine needles are put through several rinses with a natural fixative to prevent as much bleed as possible. Popular colors among my customers are mahogany,redwood, black, emerald, hunter green, navy, chocolate, espresso, caramel, wine and butterscotch. I will also take custom orders and will do my very best to achieve a requested color.

Customers who use my pine needles are among the most talented basket coilers and gourd artists anywhere. I'm as proud of the beautiful work they do as I am the gorgeous needles I supply them with. While their talent is undeniable, good quality pine needles are essential to produce professional looking baskets. Many of my customers' creative baskets and gourd art can be seen in museums and craft shows all over America, as well as right here on Etsy!

If you use pine needles for pine needle basket coiling, gourd art or other crafts, why not give my needles a try? You'll not only find the quality outstanding but the prices are extremely fair for the high quality and great service you'll receive.

Thanks for stopping by!
Artgal's Studio, since 2006

Barb Nelson

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Barb Nelson

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Waxed poly threads in Naturals and brights. 4oz spools. Pine Needle Baskets, gourd art, leather craft, dream catchers and more.

About

Retired Art Director Finds Joy in Pine Needle Basketry and Gourd Art

I'm a retired Art Director/Graphic Designer and I love animals. I attended the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale where I got my degree in Fashion Illustration and Advertising Design. Most of my career I worked as Art Director for a major department store chain. Years ago, before photography took the place of illustration, I illustrated ladies, men's and children's fashions for catalog and newspaper advertising. After computers replaced the artist's drawing board, I made the transition to designing fashion catalogs on a Mac and directing photo shoots. I've left the corporate environment and now I'm able to make more time to enjoy my pets and pursue my crafts. I continue to live in the Sunshine State of Florida, where my primary crafting passions are pine needle basketry, gourd art, knitting, crocheting and colored pencil art. I travel to various craft shows where I vend a booth and teach classes.

My Process
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Pine Needle Basket Coiling and Gourd Crafting are greatly enhanced with the use of dyed pine needles. I started dying my own needles and received many compliments on the quality of my dyed needles so I began dying larger amounts of Florida Long Leaf Pine Needles in a variety of colors that I can offer to others who enjoy coiling. I gather, sort and bundle all my own pine needles and I use premium quality, professional dyes to achieve the richest colors possible. After my needles are dyed and rinsed, they are thoroughly dried before shipping. Please look through my selection of colors. If you don't see what you want, message me. I'm happy to create a color for your project. If you're looking for Natural (undyed) premium Florida Long Leaf Pine Needles, you'll receive the best of the season. I also offer other crafting supplies and embellishments to go along with basket making and gourd art, including waxed threads, imitation sinew, handcrafted basket centers, pine needle basket kits, tutorials and great craft books on basketry and gourd art. I enjoy looking at all the great projects my customers make as well as offering advice to newcomers. Great customer service is a cornerstone of my store.

Thanks for stopping by.

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    Barb Nelson attended The Art Institute of Ft Lauderdale. She was an Art Director for 15 years. Now retired, Barb is active in Pine Needle Basketry & Gourd Art, travels to arts & crafts shows to teach & vend. Barb has been an Etsy seller since 2008.

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Last updated on May 7, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom Color Requests - Dyed Pine Needles

Artgal's Studio is happy to provide custom orders. When ordering dyed pine needles, be aware that due to a number of variables, dying pine needles is far from an exact science. I always do my best to achieve the exact color requested but occasionally 'close' is my best. A photo can be provided. If not satisfied, buyer is under no obligation to purchase.

Color Accuracy

Photo's are taken in the best possible lighting conditions and edited, if necessary, for adjustment. Please be aware, however, that monitor calibration plays a big part in the accuracy of the colors you see.

Combined Shipping

Artgal's Studio will always combine shipping on more than one item to offer the lowest cost possible.

Shipping Insurance

Orders are shipped without additional insurance. In the event you would like to purchase additional insurance, please contact Artgal's Studio prior to checkout.

Refunds & Exchanges

Refunds and Exchanged are always accepted within 14 days of delivery with the following exceptions:
* Personalized items
* Digital downloads
* Sale or discounted items
Buyer pays return shipping.
Items returned or exchanged must be in the same, unused condition as when they were shipped. When returning dyed or natural pine needles, please be sure they are re-bundled and re-wrapped in the protective bubble wrap they were received in. If the item is not returned in its original condition, buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
If an item is received damaged, buyer can file a claim with USPS for reimbursement. Additional insurance is available upon request, prior to purchase.