A Patch is a local organization of Idaho Gourd Society members who meet on a regular basis to share knowledge and techniques about gourd art. Join in to meet other gourd artists and learn gourd art techniques.

We have four patches having meetings through out the month at various locations.  IDGS members are welcome to attend any, or all, of them. 


ROCHESTER PATCH  meets monthly 2nd Wednesday 6-9 p.m. 1416 Rochester, Caldwell, ID Contact Alan Sweeney to  receive information about the Rochester patch.

KUNA PATCH   2nd Tuesday - 1-4 PM  and last Tuesday - 1-4 PM  2417 W Kuna Rd, Kuna, ID  Contact: Veletta Murphey at 208-922-5929 for the details on the upcoming classes which are always very popular.  Receive information via email by contacting Carol Joyce.  

Kuna Patch information is on The Tole Shed Facebook page here.


MERIDIAN PATCH  Mondays 10 AM-1 PM  3907 W Big Creek Dr, Meridian, ID Contact: Shirley Eastman 208- 288-5557. Meridian Patch meets every Monday to work on projects that need to be finished or started.  The official meeting is the 3rd Monday.  Call Shirley before the Monday meeting to verify it will be held.

SUNSHINE GOURD PATCH  Wednesdays  11 AM  72 N. Boundary, Nampa, ID Contact:  Liz Meyer 208-461-2021 or  208-880-2632.  They meet every Wednesday, but call Liz to verify that she will be holding meetings on Wednesdays other than the official day (4th Wednesday).  Bring what you are working on (or want to work on) and any questions about 'gourding' and/or techniques.  Park on Boundary or Wedgwood streets or in Liz's driveway. Do not park on the cul-de-sac roadway or in front of her shop.  We'll see you in the Sunshine!