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Exhibitions and Artists-in-Residence at our Grand Opening

August 28, 2019

We hope you’ve put the Grand Opening of our new venue on your calendar for Friday September 13 and Saturday September 14!  We have lots of exciting events planned, as well as a spectacular display of artwork.  Here’s what you can look forward to!

Gold Work Embroidery by Patti Olds

Goldwork Gallery – a special exhibit of samples, artwork, and sketchbooks from Patti Olds, Moira Kloster, Gloria Shelton, Christina Fairley Erickson, Jill Taylor and Penny Peters.

Level 2 Studies in Design and Experimental Stitch Exhibition:  Maureen Goldsmith and Sheila Asdal’s coursework including artwork and sample books will be shown.

Gift Bags!  To the first 20 new guests each day!

Door Prize Drawing – Free Non-Mentored Online Color Course will be given as a Door Prize to one lucky winner!  Drawing to be held at 4 pm on Saturday.



Artists-in Residence

We will be hosting the following Artists-in Residence during our Grand Opening who will be working on the projects listed for you to watch and ask questions:

Friday September 13

Jill Taylor–Goldwork by Hand

Penny Peters – Hand Stitched Samples

Tesi Vaara – Art and Design

Christina Fairley Erickson – Goldwork by Machine

Machine Stitch Master June Steegstra will be displaying and talking about her work on Friday 9/13 from noon – 3 pm


Saturday September 14

Susan Sasnett – Hand Stitching

Marilyn Olsen (10:30 am – 1 pm) – Contemporary Darning

Nancy Drake (1 – 3 pm) – Beading

Barbara Fox – Manipulated Fabric & Hand Stitching

Penny Peters – Goldwork by Hand

Christina Fairley Erickson – Goldwork by Machine

Gloria Shelton – Woven Paper Designs & Goldwork

Also With Work on Display:

Sheila Asdal will be displaying Level 2 Studies and Design & Stitch

Moira Kloster’s Goldwork will be on display

Maureen Goldsmith will be displaying Level 2 Studies in Design & Stitch

Barbara Gilbert


2 Comments leave one →
  1. Marilynn Olson permalink
    August 28, 2019 6:15 pm

    Looks terrific. One thing – Marilyn Olsen spells Olsen with an e, not an o.  Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device

  2. September 5, 2019 12:00 pm

    Wow, what a wonderful line up, I wish I could be there. I hope it’s a wonderful grand opening and I will see you in October.

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