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Harlem Needle Arts Season KickOff – Enroll Now!

Be sure to check out the varied offerings for the Harlem Needle Arts IN STITCHES winter/spring season!  Learn from and engage with artists and designers including Sahara Briscoe, Gail Edwards, and Laura R. Gadson and later this year, artists

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Fabrigasm’s Winter 2012 Issue – Order Yours Now!

Yes! Our second issue of FABRIGASM(R) is ready to enjoy! Order your copy today, or pick it up at any CE event…Features include:

A review of East African fabrics by fiber artist Sherry Evon Whetstone Five Minutes with Mihelle Bishop

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Posted in African Design Club, Projects & Ideas, Travel & Events, Writing & Self Publishing

Woodin — On the Comeup!!

Admittedly, Woodin is actually not my favorite African fabric source, but still I feel the need to pay my respects whenever I’m at Accra Mall.  But I have to say, this visit, I was pleassantly surprised – I turned up

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Call to Artists! Show Your Work in Ghana in 2013!

If you’re a quilter / fiber artist whose work incorporates themes of African textiles, symbolism or culture, Cultured Expressions would like to consider your work for its first fiber art exhibit in Ghana, entitled “SewJourn to Ghana: Contemporary Quilts from

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I Love Young Talent ; )

AUGUST 2012 – So I spent yesterday with Camille, an 11-year old girl with real sewing aptitude – She sketched an original dress design, and we made a tiny tissue pattern for one of her Barbie dolls! Get this… Barbie’s

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CE’s Call to Artists – Show Your Fiber Art in Ghana with Lisa!

AUGUST 2012 – July was jam-packed with great activities (thankfully), but now, without further delay, I’m happy to announce Cultured Expressions’ first Call to Artists!  We’re inviting our friends, customers, students and associates to submit entries for a very special

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Wood Mask Workshop – What WOOD You Do?

Today was the final workshop in CE’s Spring creative series, where we experimented with wood accents to create a wall hanging, something like the ones showin in Fabrigasm(TM) by Cultured Expressions‘ premiere issue. The mix of colors and

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SewJourn to Ghana 2013 – Itinerary, Payment Plan & More

Calling all fiber artists with a passion for African textiles & crafts! 

If you’ve already heard about Cultured Expressions‘ upcoming SewJourn to Ghana (or if you’ve heard about our first two Adventures), it’s time to begin planning.  All the info

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Posted in African Design Club, Travel & Events

Kuba Symposium in October, Washington, DC

Just got my confirmation for the upcoming Kuba symposium at the Textile Museum in Washington, DC, October 14-16, 2012!  That means I have to make a new Kuba bag to show off there, to help promote my December 3 workshop,

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Quilt Exhibits & Events in Newark, NJ!

Check out the lineup of quilt-related activities coming to the Newark Museum this fall! Exhibits, film screenings, discussions, and workshops, including my African Mosaic Quilt workshop, taking place on Sunday, October 30!  I’m planning to attend the Member’s

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