Posted on May 8, 2019
Due to the graduation schedule at NECCO, this months guild meeting is not on the third Thursday, but the fourth Thursday, 5/23/2019.
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I will fix that
This is confusing – the website states May 9th for the meeting… Diana Dow
May 9th, 2019
Alison Wilbur – Alison Wilbur Quilts
Japan: Tradition and Inspiration Did you know that Japan is home to the second largest quilting community in the world? Delve deeply into the Japanese aesthetic and learn about the many different traditional Japanese textiles traditions including cotton yukatas, silk obis, shibori dyeing, and sashiko stitching. See an array of quilts which incorporate these beautiful fabrics and motifs and entice you to step into the world of Japanese inspired quilting. Allison Wilbur is an award-winning quilter who has traveled the world and lived in Japan. Many of her quilts focus on Japanese fabrics and design principles. This slide show and trunk show combination will leave you with a greater understanding of the special fabrics made in Japan and how to use them in your quilts.
Additional Vendor: Red Barn Quilts
May 10th or 11th, 2019 Workshop Date is Tentative. Hand and Machine Sashiko – Learn about the traditional Japanese art of sashiko – white stitching on indigo fabric including the history of sashiko in Japan and traditional patterns. We cover methods of marking your fabric and stitch both by hand and on your domestic sewing machine. We also talk about how to use traditional sashiko motifs in your machine quilting.
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