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August 2018

Color & Design for Quilters

August 11
Blue Bar Quilts, 6333 University Ave
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$65.00

(Madison, WI) -- Color & Design for Quilters No matter which visual art form you chose, learning to use the formal elements of composition (color, value, scale, balance, etc.) is important. Regardless of the quiltmaking style in which you express yourself (traditional or innovative) learn these skills during this non threatening paper and glue stick workshop (and some paint and fabric, too). Explore color and the design elements you need to make all your good craftsmanship worthwhile. A slide show of…

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Festival of the Arts in Amana Colonies

August 11
Amana Colonies, 622 46th Ave
Amana, IA 52203
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(Amana, IA) -- Festival of the Arts in Amana Colonies The Amana Arts Guild will sponsor its Festival of the Arts on Saturday August 11, 2018 from 10 AM – 5 PM, Amana Iowa. NEW VENUE! Market Barn area in Amana 707-46th Ave. NEW VENUE! This special event will feature sales of fine arts, crafts and traditional Colony folk arts by local and guest artists. A unique part of the festival will be demonstrations as visitors will enjoy observing: woodturning, quilting,…

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Quilt Story Traveling Roadshow

August 17 - August 18
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Quilt Story Traveling Roadshow NO MORE ANONYMOUS QUILT MAKERS!  August 17 & 18, 2018 Join Amy Milne, Executive Director of the Quilt Alliance as she brings the Traveling Road Show to the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts on August 17 & 18, 2018 to present a program called “No More Anonymous Quilt Makers!” The Quilt Alliance initiative is focused on spreading information and inspiration on labeling, photographing and videotaping quilts, their stories and makers, which is a…

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Beginning and Overshot Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on September 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on October 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 16, 2018 at 9:30am

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$120.00
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Beginning and Overshot Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey Beginning Class "Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving: Not Your Grandmother's Rag Rugs!" 2018 Dates all 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. Thursday, July 19, 2018 - This Class is Full Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Thursday, September 13, 2018 Thursday, October 25, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 Beginning Class Description:  Catherine will help you to complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to…

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September 2018

Art to Wear 2 at The Crossing Arts Alliance

September 7 - September 29
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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Free

(Brainerd, MN) -- Art to Wear 2 at The Crossing Arts Alliance A showcase of wearable art made by area artists using a variety of approaches. This show prioritizes creativity over practicality and highlights pieces made from traditional and non-traditional materials. On display in The Crossing Arts Gallery Sept 7 - Sept 29. Free and open to the public. This will be the exhibit in our gallery during the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Tour.

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2018 Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

September 7 - September 9
Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N Jackson Ave
Jefferson , WI 53549 United States
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(Jefferson, WI) -- Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival: Beyond Yarn Spend the weekend at the Midwest’s premier sheep and wool festival and celebrate the diversity of sheep, the fiber they produce and the renewable products that they provide. Three days filled with entertainment, shopping and education at one of Wisconsin’s finest fairgrounds, midway between Milwaukee and Madison, just south of I-94. Come to Jefferson prepared to shop! The Country Store will feature over 130 exhibitors from across the country, offering…

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2018 Northland Needlers Quilt Show

September 14 - September 15
Salvation Army Community and Worship Center, 5306 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, Missouri 64118
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$5.00

(Kansas City, MO) -- 2018 Northland Needlers Quilt Show Come see 100+ quilts on display, a special exhibit of guild members family heirloom quilts. Visit the vendors in our market place and the Silent Auction of miniatures and small quilts with proceeds that will benefit Hope.wrx. Tea room will provide lunch each day and benefit Salvation Army.

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Whimsical Selfie Quilt with Laurie Ceesay

September 15
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$160.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Whimsical Selfie Quilt with Laurie Ceesay Create a selfie quilted wall hanging using Laurie Ceesay’s whimsical pattern and a raw edge fused applique technique. Lots of hairstyles, eye glasses and clothing styles (including Halloween, Santa Hats and Steampunk!) to personalize your special quilt. Two small borders frame the project. Finished size: 17” square. About Laurie Laurie Ceesay is an art quilter, educator, hairdresser and quilt pattern designer. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI, in Clothing,…

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Ripping the Seams: Unique and Activist Fibre Art

September 19 - October 27
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, 24 N Main Avenue
New York Mills, MN 56567 United States
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(New York Mills, MN) -- Ripping the Seams: Unique and Activist Fibre Art Gallery Reception on Saturday, Sept 22 5-7pm Live Music Light Refreshments Cash Bar FREE | Open to All This show features regional fibre artists on the cutting edge of the fibre art world. Many artists explore the boundaries of fibre art and how issues such as motherhood, gender, domesticity, creation, queer issues, (and more) intersect art and life. Also featuring the debut exhibition of an original 1800s antique…

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Pam Collins Open Studio: Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Tour

September 21 - September 22
Pam Collins Art, 1021 5th St NE
Staples, Minnesota 56479
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(Staples, MN) -- Pam Collins Art Open Studio During the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Tour, Pam's studio will be open for visitors to see where she works, how she works, and listen as Pam demonstrates some of her process. This will take place throughout the day, as people gather. Weather permitting, Pam will have refreshments and some of her art on her back patio.

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2018 Great River Quilt Show

September 21 - September 22

(Davenport, IA) -- 2018 Great River Quilt Show Quilts, demonstrations, vendors. Raffle Quilt:

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Fiber Daze 2018

September 21 - September 22
The MARC Center, 822 W. Mount Vernon Blvd
Mt. Vernon, Missouri 65712
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(Mt. Vernon, MO) -- Fiber Daze 2018 Fiber Daze has lots of new classes in Spinning, Dyeing, Weaving, Knitting, Felting, Crochet and several other areas of interest. There’s sure to be something for everyone! We will have vendors galore to satisfy all your fiber shopping needs. A Friday evening program, meal, door prizes, and plenty of surprises are in store. For more information and to register for classes, please visit the Fiber Daze website: http://www.fiberfolksofswmo.com/fiber-daze.html Registration opens June 1st!  

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Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Quilt Raffle and Display

September 21 - September 22
The Landmark Inn, 631 3rd Ave NE
Staples, MN 56479 United States
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(Staples, MN) -- Quilt Raffle and Display from Piecemaker's Quilt Club A queen size quilt entitled: Day, Honor, Country will be raffled. Drawing will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 3 pm. at the Landmark Inn in Staples. Tickets are available through Piecemakers Quilt Club and during the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Tour at Landmark Inn in Staples, MN. Quilt Raffle Rules: Need not be present to win. $2 per ticket. Must have a ticket to win the raffle.…

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Quilt Exhibit by Prairie Point Quilters at Great River Arts

September 21 - September 22
Great River Arts, 122 1st St. SE
Little Falls, MN 56345 United States
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Free

(Little Falls, MN) -- Quilts by Prairie Point Quilts Back by popular demand, the Prairie Point Quilters of Little Falls, MN, will have an exhibit in the Front Gallery during the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Fall Tour. Traditional, contemporary, modern and always breathtaking, the quilters will showcase quilting arts in Central MN. For more information about Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Fall Tour, click here!

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Weaving Waters Demonstrations and Talks with Piecemakers Quilt Club

September 21 - September 22
Landmark Inn, 631 3rd Ave
Staples, MN 56479 United States
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Free

(Staples, MN) -- Weaving Waters Demonstrations and Talks with Piecemakers Quilt Club During the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Fall Tour, Piecemakers Quilt Club members will demonstrate and offer fun, hands on experiences for Trail visitors. Weaving Waters Demonstrations & Talks: September 21 Making “YoYos” for quilt projects                                     Friday 11 am English Paper Piecing (Hexagons)                                      Friday  1   pm Baby Burp Pads – How to make   …

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Woolen Mill Tours at The Old Creamery Woolen Mill

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 22, 2018

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 21, 2018

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 22, 2018

The Old Creamery Woolen Mill, 132 Sunwood Lane
Randall, MN 56475 United States
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(Randall, MN) -- Woolen Mill Tours at The Old Creamery Woolen Mill During the Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Tour, the Old Creamery Woolen Mill will offer tours of the mill. We will have sheep on display and other woolen products produced from the mill. Each Day Tours at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM

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Mark-Making with thickened dyes with Carolyn Abbott

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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$65.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Mark-Making with thickened dyes with Carolyn Abbott Thickened Procion Fiber reactive dyes can be used for painting, stamping, monoprinting, scraping, silk screening, and drawing on fabric. Create your own fabrics to cut up for quilt-making, for whole cloth quilting, or as art cloth. In this class we will explore easy ways to apply thickened dyes to fabric using simple tools and silk screens. Students should bring rubber gloves, and wear an apron or old clothes . Students may…

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Color Wheel Make and Take Class

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$30.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Color Wheel Make and Take Class Learn the basics of color theory by playing with gorgeous hand dyed fabric. Karla uses the color wheel when formulating the dye recipes to create the gradations of color that Cherrywood has become famous for. Students will complete a small design suitable for framing or making into a pillow. No sewing experience necessary. Limited amount of kits will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Fall Tour: ‘The Way of Water’ Keynote Talk

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great River Arts, 122 1st St. SE
Little Falls, MN 56345 United States
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$8.00

(Little Falls, MN) -- Keynote Talk by Pam Collins, Studio Artist Pam Collins, an artist from Staples, Minnesota, will give the Weaving Waters Fall Tour keynote talk at Great River Arts in Little Falls, MN. The title of Pam's talk is 'The Way of Water'. Pam’s watercolor technique evolved from following traditional watercolor techniques to an unconventional method. She mostly paints directly from the tube, with little water, to create a deep rich coloring. She even uses white paint which is…

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Eco Print Workshop – Instructor Gina Studelska

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Shore Academy of the Arts, 1111 Broad St
Grafton, WI 53024 United States
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(Grafton, WI ) -- Eco Print Workshop - Instructor Gina Studelska Eco Printing is contact printing plants onto fabric. This workshop is for anyone that is interested in learning this interesting and creative textile technique using leaves from your garden and/or local florist. You will learn the tools, safety, equipment and bundling techniques that will get you started in this exciting media. Each student will create two 14" X 70" silk scarves using two different processing techniques. Gina will email students with a…

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Sleepy Baby Mouse Needle-Felting Workshop

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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$25.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Needle-felting workshop - sleepy baby mouse Participants will make a sweet sleepy mouse in this needle-felting workshop with Lisa Jordan. Using a specially-barbed needle and fluffy wool, students will create a small sculptural piece using the needle-felting method. Lisa Jordan has been needle-felting since 2006 and teaches frequently in the Lakes area. Her work can be found on her blog at www.lilfishstudios.com  

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Make a Spirit Doll at Crossing Art Alliance

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Crossing Arts Alliance, 711 Laurel St
Brainerd, MN 56401
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$25.00

(Brainerd, MN) -- Make a Spirit Doll at Crossing Art Alliance In this 2 hour workshop, participants will create a Spirit Doll using twigs and a variety of fabrics, fibers, and trims. Spirit Dolls serve as messengers to us, from ourselves – providing the exact message(s) we need to hear, at the exact moment we need to hear them. A variety of materials will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring along strips of fabric or fibers that they find…

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Bill & Kate Isles Concert

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, 24 N Main Avenue
New York Mills, MN 56567 United States
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(New York Mills, MN) -- Bill & Kate Isles Concert This live music performance by Bill & Kate Isles will cap off a weekend of Weaving Waters activities at the Cultural Center in New York Mills. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Center's historic gallery, surrounded by the fiber exhibit titled Ripping the Seams: Unique and Activist Fiber Art. Bill & Kate Isles are an acoustic singer/songwriter duo based in Duluth, Minnesota. Using a wide variety of musical…

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Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts: Fiber Arts in the Digital Age

September 27, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Fiber Arts in the Digital Age Living in the digital age means living in a time where we are increasingly able to do what was previously considered unimaginable. This era has touched every aspect of life and fiber art has been no exception.  To artists designing their work via software to the benefits of digitally printing textiles this exhibit explores various fiber art pieces that only exist due to the age we live in.

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Starlight Quilters Guild Show

September 28 - September 29
Abdallah Shriners, 5300 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, Missouri 66202
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(Overland Park, KS) -- Starlight Quilters Guild Show Annual Quilt Show featuring unique quilts made by our members, vendor booths, boutique with handmade items and more.

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