Monday, November 17, 2014

Quilting, Mixed Media, & Textiles Resources Calendar of Events....

Doll by Gloria Grandy
 
 

OLDE CHRISTMAS SHOPPE BOUTIQUE - November 20 to 22, 2014. Welcome the holiday season with unique handmade gifts from local artists, including SCTA members Anne DeStefano and Charlene Vick.

4641 Oak Glen Way...
Fair Oaks, CA
Thursday, November 20 - 2:00 to 7:00 pm
Friday, November 21, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 22, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

BLUE LINE ARTS HOLIDAY SALE - November 22 & 23, 2014. Full of wonderful handmade gifts, you can buy everything from jewelry to scarves and pottery, by 30 local artists, including SCTA member Yvonne Warren.

Saturday, November 22, 11:00 am to 6:30 pm
Sunday, November 23, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
405 Vernon Street, Suite 100,Roseville, CA

Crocker Holiday Artisan Market

Friday, November 28, 12 PM - 6 PM
Saturday, November 29, 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, November 30, 10 AM - 4 PM

Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H Street, Sacramento

The Crocker is delighted to again partner with the Creative Arts League of Sacramento to bring you the opportunity to shop for distinctive, one-of-a-kind treasures at the annual three-day Crocker Holiday Artisan Market 2014, (formerly called the Crocker Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival)! The event will be held at the Scottish Rite Center again this year to allow for plenty of free parking and room for the displays of our creative artisans. Fine and functional work will include glass, textiles, ceramics, paper, painting, sculpture, jewelry and more!

Free to Crocker and Creative Arts League Members
$6 Adults/$3 Students & Seniors (over 65)
cam@crockerartmuseum.org

 

2014 Holiday Craft Fair Attention Arts and Crafts Vendors! You are invited to participate in Unity of Sacramento’s 2014 Holiday Craft Fair Saturday, December 6th and Sunday, December 7th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Last year’s fair had over 300 visitors and 20 vendors. For more info visit: http://www.unityofsacramento.com/2014-holiday-craft-fair/

Fiber Art Masters is present0069ng a fiber art exhibit for art quilters, cloth and art doll artists and wearable artists in March 2015. All information is listed in the prospectus below.
Fiber Art Masters Invitation to Fiber Artists to Exhibit
What: “Musical Threads” Art Quilts, Wearable Art and Art Doll Exhibit
Where: Underground Books, 2814 35th St, Sacramento, CA 95817
When: Women’s History Month, March 2015
The exhibit will run from March 7th, 2015 through March 28th, 2015 at Underground Books and is open to fiber and textile artists who create art quilts, unique wearable art and cloth and art dolls. Works must be created with a musical theme from the African diaspora. This includes Gospel, R & B, Jazz, Reggae, Blues and Hip Hop. The works can be inspired by song lyrics, musical instruments and symbols or a tribute to a musical artist from the past or present from Billie Holiday, Bob Marley and Muddy Waters to Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keyes and Shirley Caesar and everything in between.
Maximum art quilt size is limited to 36” wide x 48” long. Original dolls should be created or dressed in the spirit of “Musical Threads”. Maximum height of dolls should be no more than 24”. Original wearable art items should also represent a musical theme.
Email entry submissions begin January 15th, 2015. Deadline for submissions is February 14th, 2015. Photo entries should be emailed to: famsacramento@gmail.com
Fiber Art Masters’ motto is: “You can wait for things to happen or you can make them happen.”
https://www.facebook.com/fiberartmasters…
http://www.pinterest.com/mastersoffibera/
http://fiberartmasters.blogspot.com/…/in-may-we-had-our-fir…
 
2014 Holiday Craft Fairs in the Sacramento region visit:
 
Events and information compiled by Faye Wilson Kennedy, Sister Quilting Collective (SQC) members and The Talking Drums News …. 

 



Monday, November 3, 2014

SQC's News, Resources and Calendar of Events


Quilting, Textiles, Dolls, Beading Events & Resources
 
Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts presents “Art To Wear & More”, NOVEMBER 8 & 9, 2014, Art to Wear & More - Clothing and Adornment for Body and Soul, sale is 11:00 am to 4:00 pm each day. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., (McKinely Park), Sacramento, CA 95816. Light refreshments will be served. For more info contact Yvonne@ ywarren25@comcast.net.
 


 
SQC’s monthly membership meeting, Thursday, November 13 from 6-8pm at the Brickhouse Art Gallery. For info contact Liz @ (916) 519-8890.
 
 
 
River City Quilters Guild’s annual Quilt Show-  QUILT SHOW, November 14-16, 2014 Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Scottish Rite Temple,6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA. Admission: $7 per day Ages 12 and under free if accompanied by an adult.  Contact Information: Quilt Show Chair: quiltshow@rivercityquilters.org or visit: http://www.rivercityquilters.org/show/index.html.
 
 
Festival of Black Dolls, Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm @ African American Museum & Library at Oakland, 659 14th Street, Oakland, CA94612,Phone:(510) 637-0200. For more information about ABBDA, please call 1-800-579-5495 or email weloveblackdolls@gmail.com  or visit: http://www.oaklandlibrary.org/events/african-american-museum-library-oakland/festival-black-dolls.

 
 
AQS Quilt Week – Paducah, Plan now to join us for AQS Quilt Week- Paducah, Kentucky, April 22–25, 2015 and April 20-23, 2016!  For more info visit: http://www.paducah.travel/quilting/aqs-quilt-show/
 
 
 
 
New Resource-- Quilters Questions: A Book of Curious Queries by Kyra E. Hicks. Whether you're a modern quilter, art quilter, traditional quilter or storytelling quilter, this book of questions is for you! Packed with fun, insightful and thought-provoking questions, Quilters Questions features more than 300 open-ended queries that probe feelings and opinions across a broad range of quilting-related topics, including quilter identity, motivation, fabric obsession, sewing friends, quilt designs and much more.

 
 
Black Threads: Explorations in African American Quilting Quilt History, Fabrics and other Fanciful Topics. Visit: Visit: http://blackthreads.blogspot.com/2014/10/call-for-entries-9th-annual-african.html
 
 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

SQC members updates & In the News!!!!



    Join The Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex / OFFICIAL, as we welcome the "Textile" Art Exhibit "No Excuses" by Jelana Rose Johnson , Opening, Friday, October 3, 2014.
 SQC members August 2014
 

 
Jo Lee’s demonstration on how to make a beautiful apron from a large shirt with assistance from Natalie

                
New energy and members our next generation of quilters: Kelsey Lyles &  Dinah Atarah Yisrael
 
 
Barbara Range, SQC member with superstar and author Victoria Rowell
 @ Sacamento Black Book Fair

Barbara Range of the Brickhosue Art Gallery hosted the chidlren's area during the 1st Sacramento Annual Black Book Fair, (SBBF).  SQC members participated by staffing a children's activity  

Debbra & Jelena during Share & Tell
 Congratulations to Jan Hollins. She entered her beautiful 3-dimensional quilt "Days Gone By" in the Pacific International Quilt Festival and it was accepted. It will be judged in the quilt competition and on display at the Santa Clara Conv...ention Center, from October 16th through the 19th, 2014. This beautiful quilt has already won 2nd place last February in the Sisters Quilting Collective Quilt Show

 
at the Brick House Art Gallery and 3rd place at the California State Fair in August

Gloria Grandy, a member of SQC won third ( for her dolls) place @ the California State Fair. Her first time entering. The dolls are just beautiful!!! 
Please send me your updates, news and photos. Send to Faye @fayek@springmail.com. Thank you!!
 

Congratulations to SQC’s newly elected officers



 


 
 

Elizabeth King-Kano, Chair
Natalie Lindsey, Vice Chair/Co-Chair
Barbra Lord, Secretary
Debbra Murphy, Treasurer
Nadie Savage, Community Liaison


Special thank you to SQC’s outgoing officers for their hard- work and commitment to SQC and to African American quilting.

 
 
 

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles


 
Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)
Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles

 
The mission of the SQC is to bring awareness of the historical value of African-American quilters and quilts of the African Diaspora, as well as to celebrate and continue the tradition of quilting.

 

Membership: The Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) is a membership based organization. We welcome quilters, textile and fabric artists, doll designers/collectors and the general public to join our collective.

 

History of Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): SQC had its beginning in 2012 after an exhibition of quilts held at the Brickhouse Art Gallery.


Contacts:

· Albertine Gadson, (916) 391-1089, Membership

 

Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): P.O. Box 5486, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Visit: sistersquiltingcollectivesqc.blogspot.com. Our meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm. Please call or e-mail us to confirm location.

Founding Members: Jan Hollins, Barbara Range, Fredi Slaughter-Walker, Barbra Lord, Kephera Alston and Faye Wilson Kennedy

 

Sisters Quilting Collective Bus Trip


  Save the date & join us   Sisters Quilting Collective Bus Trip
 
When:              Saturday, September 27, 2014

Cost:               $45 per person

Destination:    African American Quilt Guild in Oakland California

Time:            1:00 PM until 3:00 PM

Departure:       10:30 AM from Freeport Blvd and Florin Road

From the Bel-Air Shopping Center Next to the Old CVS Pharmacy

(This store is now closed)

 

Arrive:             12:30 in Oakland

Lunch:               Will be provided by the African American Quilt Guild (free of charge)

 

Departure:       3:15 PM

Come enjoy and talk textiles. Chat with quilt historians, doll makers and wearable art clothing designers.  Bring your favorite quilt, wall hanging, purse, wearable art and dolls to show and share.

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FIRST COME FIRST SERVE; NO PAYMENTS ACCEPTED AFTER SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

Name:____________________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________ City: ______________ Zip:_________

Telephone: _________________________  Email: _____________________________

Please make your check or money order payable to: Sisters Quilting Collective and 

Mail to: P O Box 5486 Sacramento, California  95817-0486.

 

Questions, comments or concerns?? Please contact Juanita Savage at (916) 427-6804.   
 
Thank you!!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Share & Tell: photos of June 12 & July 10 Meetings











Join Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)


Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)

Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles

 

The mission of the SQC is to bring awareness of the historical value of African-American quilters and quilts of the African Diaspora, as well as to celebrate and continue the tradition of quilting.

 

Membership: The Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) is a membership based organization. We welcome quilters, textile and fabric artists, doll designers/collectors and the general public to join our collective.

 

History of Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): SQC had its beginning in 2012 after an exhibition of quilts held at the Brickhouse Art Gallery.

 

Contacts:

· Lillian LeBlanc, (916) 393-2851, Chairperson

· Faye Wilson Kennedy, (916) 484-5025, Secretary- fayek@springmail.com

· Albertine Gadson, (916) 391-1089, Membership


 

Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): P.O. Box 5486, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Visit: sistersquiltingcollectivesqc.blogspot.com. Our meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at the Brickhouse Art Gallery. Please call or e-mail us to confirm location.

Founding Members: Jan Hollins, Barbara Range, Fredi Slaughter-Walker, Barbra Lord, Kephera Alston and Faye Wilson Kennedy

 


"Workt By Hand" @ Crocker Arts Museum










SQC will be participating in "Workt By Hand" quilt exhibit at the Crocker Arts Museum and join us:
Wednesday, July 23rd 

Saturday July 26th
Sunday, July 27th
Wednesday, July 30th

Saturday, August 2nd
Sunday, August 3rd

 For more info contact: Lillian LeBlanc, (916) 393-2851, Chairperson

Resources: African American Quilt Appraiser

African American Quilt Appraiser
 Violet Vaughnes, Quilt Appraiser, Certified by the American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, Kentucky (USA) and member Professional Association of Appraisers--Quilted Textiles (PAAQT).Some information used with permission of Beverly Dunivent, American Quilter’s Society Certified Quilt Appraiser.

Violet Vaughnes (African AmericanQuilt Appraiser)
25861 E. 28th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92404
(909) 864-6446
getfruit@aol.com
Written Appraisal $50.00 plus shipping

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Quilting and Doll Making Classes for community members



 
Quilting and Doll Making Classes:


Fiber artist instructor, Jan Hollins will introduce a class Safari Sunset Quilting Art,” that will challenge your raw edge appliqué and silhouette art experience. For those enjoying a taste of the exotic, batiks and cottons in shades of yellow, gold, red, orange and black will be used.  The project will be quilted in threads of similar colors, accented with gold or silver metallic thread.  Provide your own working sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.  Some African fabric will be provided at a cost. The class will be held Thursday, April 17th, at the Capsity Building, 2572 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 9581 (Near Broadway and 21st) from 5:30p - 8:30p. Class Fee is $45.00. For more information and supply list please contact Jan Hollins, 916 613-7401 or email -- jhquiltsandmore@gmail.com.


 
Gloria Grandy will be teaching her first doll workshop for the 2014 season, Art Doll 101. In this first Inner Diva, Alter Ego Doll Workshop for the 2014 students will create an art doll inspired by the Cirque du Soleil acrobats that perform their stunts suspended from the ceiling on silk scarves. The class will be held Thursday, April 17th, at the Capsity Building, 2572 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 9581 (Near Broadway and 21st) from 5:30p - 8:30p. For more information and to register by Paypal go to the Inner Diva, Alter Ego Doll Workshops (IDAE) blog page: http://innerdivaalteregodolls.blogspot.com or email Gloria at cre8tivglory@gmail.com or call 916-410-9082. This first class will be limited to eight students (additional classes will be offered later) the cost is $46 for non SQC members and $40 for SQC members..

 

Gladys Wilburn will be teaching a class in the development and design of folk art, and folk art characters. The tentative date will be some time in July (TBA), for information, send e-mails to: Gladysunimukewilburn1@netzero.  The consideration of the class interest will, settle the time and date of the venture.  All details will be set in the e-mail for all interested parties.