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Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

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N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
262.546.0300 www.wiquiltmuseum.com

June 2018

WMQFA Presents: 13th Quilt Nihon

June 21 - September 23
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- WMQFA Presents: 13th Quilt Nihon This traveling international exhibit features highlights from the acclaimed 2015 international quilt competition.  This biennial exhibition is the largest international quilting contest in Japan and one of the most prestigious in the world. It is sponsored by the JHIA, a group promoting handcrafted arts in Japan for over 40 years. Winning quilts from their traveling exhibit were first presented at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, and is broken down into two categories,…

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August 2018

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
weaving class at WMQFA

(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

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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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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October 2018

Workshop: Creating the Illusion of Depth on a Two-dimensional Plane

October 8 - October 12
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$525.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Workshop: Creating the Illusion of Depth on a Two-dimensional Plane This is a 5 day, 40 hours, intensive course. This technique workshop uses mixed media materials along with fabric to create the illusion of depth in a two-dimensional plane; in our case, a quilt. Through use of these materials along with principles of design, students will create small studies using these techniques. Specifically, overlapping, placement, size, value, and focus, will be areas of concentration using the collage approach. Students…

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WMQFA Lecture: The Impact of technology in quilting

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$20.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- WMQFA Lecture: The Impact of technology in quilting From the Industrial Revolution to the invention of the Square, this lecture focuses on the impact of technology on quilting and quilting industry. Artist Biography Deborah Fell is a full time studio artist committed to the quilt medium.  She is a professional member of the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), Surface Design Association (SDA) and Art Quilt Network (AQN).  Deborah’s art focuses on abstract, organic shapes while using surface treatment…

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November 2018

Free Range/Improvisational Knitting Workshop

November 3
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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$100.00

(Cedarburg, WI) -- Free Range/Improvisational Knitting Workshop For many knitters there comes a time when they desire to create their own designs and patterns rather than following those of other people. At the same time they may not wish to deal with the complexities of designing sweaters or other types of clothing that requires focused attention of measuring and counting.  A solution to this dilemma is learning to create knit scarves and shawls by combining colors, textures, and stitches of various…

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Fall 2018 Documentation Day at WMQFA

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, N50 W5050 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
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(Cedarburg, WI) -- Fall 2018 Documentation Day at WMQFA For Quilt Documentation, please make an appointment in advance by emailing Documentation@wiquiltmuseum.com. Rug Documentation is walk-in, for a fee of $5 per item. Calling all quilts (and hooked rugs) and the people who love them!  Help us save the stories in the stitches by bringing your precious family heirlooms (or modern creations) to Documentation Day at the WMQFA’s farmstead.  For just $10, we will record the history of the quilt, create a…

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