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CE Refreshes Its Look!

In honor of spring (and really just because a new look was waaaay overdue) we’ve updated CulturedExpressions.com!  Hope you like it.  There are a few more tweaks to go, so stay tuned as always, and be sure to sign up

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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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Join Us for the SewJourn to Santa Fe!

Next Stop:  SewJourn to Santa Fe, New Mexico  -  October 1 through 6, 2014.

This SewJourn is the perfect opportunity to explore the unique cultural mix and creative vibe of the Southwest, with an African twist, or course! Create

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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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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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Fabrigasm 3 Has Arrived – Thanks, UPS!

YAAAYY!!!!  The good news – We just got our delivery from the printer, and Fabrigasm Issue #3 is now a real, real reality. UPS just made it before The Storm!

The bad news –  The snow is just starting, so

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Open Studio II – Laughs, Learning, Creativity…and Snacks!

We had a fabulous time during Cultured Expressions’ OPEN STUDIO II on March 16, 2013! Details below…

The group brought a mix of projects, including an African Mosaic quilt, an African drunkard’s path, a line-for-line copy of a designer messenger

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If You LIKE Us on Facebook…

…then please be sure that you’re also getting “Cultured Expressions” and “Fabrigasm by Cultured Expressions” notifications & status updates.  Remember that even though you LIKE a brand or company on FB, you won’t automatically receive its posts!  You also have

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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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