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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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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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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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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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The Mane Event – We’ll Be There, Will You??

From the organizers of last summer’s Supernatural hair event in New Brunswick, comes THE MANE EVENT, another wonderful celebration of natural hair in all its glory!  Cultured Expressions will be there too, on January 5, 2013 from 2 to 6pm

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Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

As a proponent of the power of indigenous arts, crafts and culture, we want to wish all of our friends in the US and around the world, a happy and thoughtful  Indigenous People’s Day!  Create Something Beautiful!

And with ONE

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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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