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Sashiko Shirt

Sashiko – Not Your Silk Kimono Japan

SASHIKO The origins of sashiko stitching were the women on farms and in fishing villages who mended, patched and quilted textiles. When I teach workshops, I wear this peasant shirt to help make my point that sashiko is Not Your Silk Kimono Japan.

Benefit Auction of quilts donated by members 2017

Donated “Boro Spirit” to SAQA Auction

I am a member of SAQA – Studio Art Quilt Associates – a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development, documentation, and publications.  Founded in 1989, SAQA now has over 3,400 members: artists, teachers, collectors, gallery owners, museum curators and corporate sponsors. Our local meetings alternate between Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  Members show projects they are working on.  The 2018 TEXtiles Conference will be in San Antonio from […]

Cat on Fabric

Fiber Fiesta 2017 – Albuquerque, NM 5/19, 20, 21

Thank You … to the hundreds of volunteers from Albuquerque Guilds who organized a fabulous show! Displays of quilts, dolls and woven pieces… vendors with everything fiber lovers dream of and more.