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November 2017

Susan Carlson: Fabric Images November Workshop

November 14, 2017 - November 18, 2017
Woodland Ridge Retreat, E4620 County Road C
Menomonie, WI 54751 United States
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$750

(Downsville, WI) Susan Carlson will teach you how to create a fabric collage quilt in the five-day workshop! Create a fabric collage quilt of your own chosen subject using Susan's innovative layering/collage method. Individual design, fabric selection, construction, borders, and quilting will be discussed. Class size is limited to give students the extra attention toward each of their unique subjects. Intermediate to advanced quilters will get the most out of the workshop. Workshop Cost $750 includes lunch Tuesday through Sunday.…

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Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey

November 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$75.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey Sign up for a series of monthly workshops taught by master weaver, Catherine Jautz Bailey. Beginning Class "Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving:  Not Your Grandmother's Rag Rugs!"   9am-3:30pm August 18, 2017 September 20, 2017 October 13, 2017 November 15, 2017 December 15, 2017 Class Description:  Catherine will help you to complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to read a pattern, make a…

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A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones

November 17, 2017 - February 18, 2018
Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
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(Cincinnati, OH) -- A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones Self-taught quilt artist and designer Heather Jones channels the world around her into minimalist quilts that conjure modern painting. Informed by her knowledge of quilting traditions and art history, she creates both unique designs and twists on traditional patterns. A Sense of Home will feature full-size quilts, smaller fabric works, and pages from Jones’s design sketchbooks, all inspired by the Taft Museum of Art. From the local newspaper: http://www.citybeat.com/arts-culture/visual-arts/article/20984784/two-taft-quilt-shows-contrast-the-traditional-with-the-modern

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Heidi Parkes Artist Talk: A Quilting Legacy

November 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St. John’s On the Lake, 1800 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI United States
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(Milwaukee, WI) -- Heidi Parkes Artist Talk: A Quilting Legacy Artist Talk A Quilting Legacy Friday, November 17 | 7:30–8:30 Join fine artist and quilter Heidi Parkes as she discusses her family tradition, and her passion and inspiration behind her masterful quilts. Parkes carries on a family tradition of quilting while incorporating new styles and techniques from her multidisciplinary training in the medium. Free Walk-ins welcome 

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Jean Leeson: Art Quilt Exhibit

November 20, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Blue Bar Quilts, 6333 University Ave
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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(Middleton, WI) -- Jean Leeson Art Quilt Exhibit “Everyone has something to say. We choose our voice, sometimes subconsciously, directed by talent, mood, message, … time of life. Quilting has become my voice – but more than that, it has infiltrated all my senses, transforming not only my expression, but my perception – affecting both input and output. The development of my voice has led to an obsessive exploration of styles and techniques, the pursuit of which reflects not only…

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Native American Stories and Craft with Barb Gross

November 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Milwaukee Public Library–Mitchel Street Branch, 906 W. Historic Mitchell St
Milwaukee, WI United States
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(Milwaukee, WI) -- Native American Stories and Craft with Barb Gross Families are invited to this celebration of Native American History Month featuring the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts. Artist Barb Gross is a member of the Red Lake Nation of Ojibwas and the Bear Clan. She will share stories her mother would have heard as a child, and guide participants in making a beaded bear sachet to take home.

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Wisconsin Creative Summit: The Tie That Binds

November 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The IDEA Center, 1309 Ellis Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481 United States
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$25.00

(Stevens Point, WI) -- Wisconsin Creative Summit: The Tie That Binds A day-long networking and learning conference for people who are involved in and care about the arts in their communities, featuring Savannah Barrett of The Art of the Rural. The arts and creativity are “the tie that binds” during these “interesting” times.   With changes and upheavals in politics, civic discourse, education, development, and the environment, it’s more important than ever for all of us to come together to tell our stories,…

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December 2017

Gina Studelska Annual Holiday Trunk Show

December 1, 2017 - December 2, 2017
The Pink Llama Gallery, W62N580 Washtington Ave
Cedarburg, WI 53012 United States
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Gina Studelska Annual Trunk Show Join Gina and Kim Wilson for their annual Holiday Trunk Show at The Pink Llama Gallery in downtown Cedarburg!

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Very Merry Holiday Fair 2017 in Baraboo

December 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - December 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Baraboo Arts Banquet and Convention Center, 323 Water Street
Baraboo, WI United States
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Free

(Baraboo, WI) -- Very Merry Holiday Fair 2017     Gala and Shopping Friday , December 8, 2017 Noon to 6:00 pm Saturday, December 9, 2017 9 am to 4 pm FREE ADMISSION both days! Friday, December 8, 2017 • Shop All Three Rooms • 60 Artisans • Holiday Shopping Bags for first 500 patrons • Special gift drawing for first 100 patrons • Wine and Dine in the Artisan Cafe • Wine tasting • Drawing for Gift Certificates • Purchase "Mini…

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Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey

December 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$75.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Weaving with Catherine Jautz Bailey Sign up for a series of monthly workshops taught by master weaver, Catherine Jautz Bailey. Beginning Class "Sample the Satisfaction of Weaving:  Not Your Grandmother's Rag Rugs!"   9am-3:30pm August 18, 2017 September 20, 2017 October 13, 2017 November 15, 2017 December 15, 2017 Class Description:  Catherine will help you to complete a small mat in a color of your choice in one lesson. You will learn to read a pattern, make a…

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Studio Open House at Ilze Heider Design

December 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ilze Heider Leather Design Studio, 1300 14th Ave
Grafton, Wisconsin 53024
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(Grafton, WI) -- Studio Open House at Ilze Heider Design Visit Ilze and the two jewelers who share River Studios with for a day. Ilze will have plenty of work on hand for you to look at. And if you see something that isn't quite what you are looking for, she can work together to make it yours. Ilze has plenty of different leathers and decorations on hand. And a special guest, Laura Livermore will be at the studio. Laura make beautiful…

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Journey Fiber Arts Studio: Holiday Boutique

December 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2017

Journey Fiber Arts Studio, 125 S. Main Street
West Bend, WI 53095 United States
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(West Bend, WI) -- Holiday Boutique Journey Fiber Arts Studio Eight Fine Craft Artists  will have their work for sale at my studio in Downtown West Bend, WI. ​You'll find artist designed and hand crafted apparel, accessories, jewelry and custom woodwork, perfect gifts for the most special people on your holiday list. Participating Artists: Joan Kennedy  JoanKennedyArt.com - felted wool wearable art Barb Chappell Fiberwoodstudio.com - handwoven wearables and accessories Bob Dickey  woodnonline.com - wooden keepsake and jewelry boxes Sarah Mann  mannstudio.com - bold, minimalist sterling silver jewelry Mary…

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January 2018

Lisa Binkley exhibits beadwork at R. Condon Gallery

January 5 - January 31
R. Condon Gallery & Studio, 223 West Cook Street
Portage, WI 53901 United States
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(Portage, WI) -- Lisa Binkley exhibits beadwork at R. Condon Gallery Lisa Binkley, a well known quiltmaker and beadworker, will have a showcase exhibit of her work at R. Condon Gallery in downtown Portage. Both wall quilts and framed beaded pieces are on view. Please note gallery hours are Sunday - Monday, 10:00 - 3:30 p.m. Other times by appointment.

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Art in Action: Batik Artist Sherri Johnson

January 15 - February 2
Warsaw City Hall, 102 S Buffalo Street
Warsaw, Indiana 46580
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(Warsaw, IN) -- Art in Action: Batik Artist Sherri Johnson Local teacher and batik artist Sherri Johnson has work on exhibit at the Warsaw City Hall through early February. In an article written by Darla McCammon of the Lakeland Art Association, she describes the batik process and how it is used in contemporary textile art. Read Darla's article here. Sherri says, "“The majority of the exhibit has a biking theme and a summer feel. I am a cycling fanatic and outdoor…

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Proggy Flowers Beginner Class

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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$40.00

(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Proggy Flowers Beginner Class Proggy Flowers Beginning Class Make a stunning wool 3-D flower using the English proggy technique of pushing short wool pieces through a linen backing. Class includes linen and specially dyed wool to create a stunning flower to set on a wooden stem.

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Needle Felted Sheep Workshop

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Indian Agency House, 1490 Agency House Road
Portage, Wisconsin 53901
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$28.00

(Portage, WI) -- Needle Felted Sheep Workshop Victoria Ast is teaching a cute needle felted sheep class in January. Cost is $28 and includes all materials. Registration required, space us limited to 6. Please call 608 742 6362 or email historicindianagencyhouse@gmail.com.

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Fiber Terrariums Retreat

January 26 - January 28
Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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$165.00

(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Fiber Terrariums Retreat Fiber Terrariums Retreat Dreaming of a lush landscape?  Join us for the January Fiber Retreat with Kim Kaelin to make a terrarium out of fabric. The base will be hooked with a variety of fibers to mimic a mossy forest floor or your favorite terrain.  (No previous rug hooking skills needed).  Make a velvet top mushroom, tiny fabric house, and foliage to complete the ensemble.

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Improv Hand Piecing with Heidi Parkes

January 27 - January 28
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portand Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$180.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Improv Hand Piecing with a Specific Theme in Mind This class will teach students a variety of visible handwork techniques.  In the process, we will make quilt squares exploring a theme of the student's choosing. Students will receive individual guidance from Heidi on developing their theme and squares into a quilt. Heidi’s quilt in the 3rd Wisconsin Biennale relates directly to the class, and students will begin the day viewing that quilt in the “Keeping Warm” exhibition.…

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Beginning Rug Hooking Class

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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$75.00
Rug Hooking at Magnolia's

(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Beginning Rug Hooking Class Explore the wonderful art of rug hooking! The basics of rug hooking will be covered in a small 12 x 12” project on a linen backing. Class includes project on linen, wool colors of your choice to finish project. If you don't have a hook; you will need purchase one.

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February 2018

Indigo and Shibori Workshop at Spring Creek Art Works

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spring Creek Art Works, 141 C Lodi St
Lodi, WI 53555 United States
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$75.00

(Lodi, WI) -- Indigo and Shibori Workshop at Spring Creek Art Works Learn to make and maintain an organic fructose (sugar) indigo vat along with shibori techniques of to design several fabric samples. Fabrics and all dye materials are included in the fee. Several pieces of cotton and linen will be supplied along with a small vat (container) which you will take home containing your indigo dye. All supplies are included. Extra dyestuffs and fabric items will be for sale if…

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Hooked Fish Stringer Class

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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$45.00

(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Hooked Fish Stringer Class Join us for this new monthly class! Monthly Native fish hooking pattern with specially dyed wool. Rug hook some trophy fish! Can’t wait to dye some wonderful wool for you to form a trophy of a stinger. This class runs each month January through December, 2018. Future dates:  Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug 9, Sept. 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13. Great group to join!!  $45 includes monthly pattern and wool.

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Wool Applique Club at Noon

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Wool Applique Club at Noon Wool Applique Club at Noon Join us for an inspiring gathering of those who love wool applique! Future dates:  Mar 11, Apr 8, May 6.

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Bloom Wool Applique Workshop

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Magnolias in Mahtomedi, 86 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, Minnesota 55115
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$85.00

(Mahtomedi, MN) -- Bloom Wool Applique Workshop Bloom Wool Applique Two-Session Workshop Create a wall hanging using the Bloom Wool Applique technique. A great beginning wool applique class will meet twice.  Instructed by Gayle Cmiel.  The class will cover basic pattern use, layout, and all the decorative stitches to complete the wall hanging.  All wool and lace included in kit for this 21” x 25” project, which may be simply hung or framed at completion. Two classes with wool kit is $85. The…

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Northern Fibers Retreat 2018

February 14 - February 18
North House Folk School, 500 Highway 61 West
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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(Grand Marais, MN) Northern Fibers Retreat 2018 Wool and wood stoves, friends and fibers: it all weaves into a cozy tapestry during the Northern Fiber Retreat. This five-day event celebrates all manner of fiber arts, featuring seminars, community gatherings and  coursework from long-time North House instructors as well as new guests artisans. North House is happy to collaborate with the Grand Marais Art Colony to bring you more than two dozen course options: build your own wooly adventure spinning, knitting, felting, sewing,…

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Black History Month celebration Gee’s Bend Quilts

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St
West Des Moines, Iowa 50325
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(West Des Moines, IA) -- Black History Month celebration Gee's Bend Quilts Saturday February 17th from 2:30 to 4:30 “Gees Bend and beyond, talking about quilt history”. An open house in celebration of Black History Month: Artisan Gallery 218 will present an short, informative film on the Gees Bend Quilts of Alabama. There will also be a demonstration of hand quilting by Janet Bergeron as well as a make and take opportunity. Refreshments will be served.

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