Category: sewing


November 2017

Guild members Toni Burton and Jeff Botten shared many items from their extensive ethnic textile collection. Other members also brought items to share — the morning was a combination of a visual and tactile treat and a trip around the world in handwork!

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Toni and Jeff with some of their Indonesian ikat weavings.

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Assorted South East Asian and Chinese items.

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Embroidered table linens, silver, jewelry, and a knitted sweater from Fotini’s trousseau.  All these items were made in the town in Greece that she comes from.

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Counted thread cross-stitch made by Graham, from a Danish pattern.  He did this piece while he was studying weaving in Copenhagen in the 1950s.

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October 2016 –Raw Edge Applique

Dee Brown of Trillium Studios led a wonderful mini-workshop on raw edge applique. Here’s Dee with just some of the wonderful work she had on display.

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And there were more…

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These are all Dee’s designs, and they are for sale through her website — link above.

The project we did was called Kokio, a beautiful hibiscus image. Here’s her sample.

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gail marie

Gail and Marie, very carefully cutting out sections of the flower pattern.

We didn’t have time to do the final fusing and sewing of our Kokios, but here’s what some of ours looked like. It was great fun to play with different color combinations!

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March Program ~ Sewn Bowls with Meg Taylor

Learning to make bowls with Meg Taylor
was great fun and easier than expected.

We are sad to announce that our talented Ms. Taylor will be moving away.

We wish her the best!