Quilt Happenings Around Town
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African Blues (on exhibit now from July 7 through September 30, 2023) is an exhibition of indigo-resist textiles meticulously crafted by Nigerian textile artist, Gasali Adeyemo. https://www.yorubaindigo.com/ Gasali says, “Indigo is the color of love,” because in Yoruba culture it is worn for celebrations, like weddings and naming ceremonies, and for burials. He dyes almost exclusively with indigo, a natural blue dye that has a long history in Yoruba culture. If you’ve seen “The Woman King” and Viola Davis and her warriors wearing batik skirts and wraps, you’ve seen Gasali’s work. It’s amazing on the big screen but even better in person, so […]
You are cordially invited to an exhibit of quilts by Chattahoochee Evening Stars members, showcasing “The Warmth of Autumn.” This exhibit is presented in partnership with the City of Alpharetta Recreation Parks & Cultural Services Department (ARPCS). The exhibit runs September 12-November 14. Location: The Community Gallery, Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009 Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM; Saturdays & Sundays by Appointment and Open During Public Meetings
Quilts on the Pews Friday, October 13; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 14; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. First Baptist Church Toccoa. Ga Currahee Quilters Free Admission, Free Parking
Sewing. Quilting. Needle Arts. Original Sewing & Quilt Expo knows all about the care and feeding of your creative lives. The Expo is a place to find the latest and coolest techniques and products, and learn new skills with cutting-edge education. It’s three days of classes and workshops, stage shows, runway fashion shows, how-to demos, incredible display galleries, fabulous shopping and more... Exhibit Hall Hours: Thurs. & Fri. 10am – 5:30pm Sat. 10am – 5pm