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HELP! Do You Know This Young Lady?

OK, friends, I know this is a longshot, but back on January 5 of 2013, Cultured Expressions was a vendor and presenter at the Supernatural Hair event in South Orange.  Among the many pix we took was one of this

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Looking for the Perfect Birthday Gift?

You’ll be inspired by this rendition of our Vintage Coin Purse, beautifully executed by Tambra C of Baltimore, MD.  She created this one as a special birthday gift for a special friend.  She first strip-pieced a variety of Jacquard Batik

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Sew-in-the-Snow!

Hey East Coasters!  Snowbound again?  We hope sew!!  Pull out some African fabric and whip up a lil somethin’.  We’ll call it the Cultured Expressions Sew-in-the-Snow Challenge… 

Here’s what I’m working on: a bogolan version of the Vintage Coin Purse,

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A Sneak Peek at a Few SewJourn Pieces…

The quilts for Cultured Expressions‘ upcoming exhibit in Accra are beginning to arrive here at the CE office, and I couldn’t wait to share a few detail shots with you…a total of about 35-40 pieces will be displayed! Some of

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Get Your FREE BOOK – For a Limited Time!

Who doesn’t LOVE a Free Book deal?

For a Limited Time… with your next online order of $50 or more, we’ll send you a FREE BOOK  –  Choose African Accents or Global Expressions!

Enter Coupon Code “AFAC”  or “GLEX” with

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Posted in African Design Club, Writing & Self Publishing

BluePrints – Limited Edition Fat Quarter Pack

New from Cultured Expressions! Four distinctive indigo-inspired cotton print fat quarters.  Use these together, or feature them in separate works of art.  Gorgeous as embellishments on denim, or mix them into your existing indigo fabric stash.  Pack includes one FQ

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Thinking About Our Next Ghana Trip? Learn More on Dec 4!

We invite you to learn more about Cultured Expressions’  October 2013 SewJourn to Ghana during next week’s conference call…details are below, and remember that you SAVE $200 when you send in your registration and tour deposit of $500 by December

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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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Cultured Expressions Launches “CEFabricVideos” on YouTube

I know, late to the party — what took so long, right?  Well, Cultured Expressions is finally on YouTube, and we’re launching with a few headwrap videos, taped at the Supernatural hair event in New Brunswick, NJ on July 21.   

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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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