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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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Super Bowl Sewing…and a Chance to Win This Mug!

Who’s planning to sew / quilt / craft / create during the Super Bowl?  What fabrics will you be working with, and what snacks are u planning?? Tell all!  I’m starting with this…It’s a dark taupey brown knit

And hopefully

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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 Yinka Shonibare Exhibit in Philly? I’m There!

Are you sitting down?? I just found out that the Barnes Foundation (which I’d never heard of until today…) is exhibiting the works of Yinka Shonibare from January 24 through April 21!  Born in the UK of Nigerian decent, his

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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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Holiday Greetings…and Fabrigasm Issue 3!

We’re breaking in a new email service provider, so check out this month’s issue and let us know what you think!  Cultured Expressions has had a crazy, busy and productive year — You’ll see some of the highlights in the

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Our IndieGoGo PERK OF THE DAY: the Fabulous Foursome

Support the SewJourn Exhibit at the $100 level to receive the Fabulous Foursome! It combines the first four Perks in a convenient pack: online acknowledgement and Calendar Postcard, Bogolan Pouch Necklace, African Batik Mug Rug, AND signed copies of my

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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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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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What Can $200 Buy in Ghana??

Well, if you register for the SewJourn to Ghana BEFORE Dec 31, 2012 (with a deoisit of only $500), you’ll save $200 on the cost of the tour – and that’s $200 more you can spend in the MARKETS!  The

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