Monday, November 3, 2014

with Thread in Hand

I am delighted to announce my participation in this great event this coming Friday.  So today instead of making work in the studio I am making a powerpoint of my work and other awesome fiber artists to talk about. Get the details here.
November 7, Friday 9 am to 3 pm
With Thread in Hand
A program celebrating the historic and vital art of embroidery

Sponsored by
The Atwood House Museum and the Women’s Club of Chatham
Enjoy a morning of informative and inspiring talks about embroidery. Then join friends for a light lunch catered by Chatham’s Pampered Palette followed by a private visit to the Atwood House’s popular exhibition Works most artful & ingenious: The Embroidery of Ann Grey (See exhibit page).

Presenters will include
  • Tricia Nguyen, who will talk about the fascinating project to create the Plimoth Jacket, the extraordinary project to re-create a woman's embroidered waistcoat of the early 1600s (Learn more)
  • Joetta Maue, a contemporary artist for whom embroidery has become a medium for exploring a range of ideas (Learn more)
  • conservator Marie Schlag, who will offer advice on how to care for both historic and contemporary embroidery
Registration for this program is $30 per person and space is limited to 70 participants. Register with a credit card by calling the Atwood House Museum, 508-945-2493.

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