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A Quilt Celebration “Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our

Date:
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Time:
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Faye Wilson Kennedy
Email:
Phone:
9164845025
Location Details:
The Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th Street, Sacramento CA. 95817

In celebration of Black History Month, Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) will host its 3rd annual Quilt Exhibit entitled “Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives,” February 1st through February 15th 2014 at The Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th Street, Sacramento CA. 95817. The exhibit will highlight African-American Quilters and their Quilts. The 2014 program will feature Karen Boutte, author and noted quilter as the keynote speaker. There will be opening and closing receptions, quilt demonstrations and lectures by local and regional quilters, quilting story circles, interactive children’s quilting activities, films, a book and resource display, presentations and fashion show by fabric and wearable artists, a presentation highlighting the historical significance of African American quilters and quilting; raffle drawings and a special raffle drawing for the 2014 SQC Opportunity Quilt. The Sister Quilting Collective (SQC) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, more specifically, to bring awareness of the historical value of African-American quilts, as well as to celebrate and continue the tradition of quilting.
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