Shishu—Japanese Silk Embroidery from 1920’s-1930’s

Location

Trinity United Methodist Church
2724 Whiskey Road
Aiken SC, 29803

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Contact Info

Pat Jones
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Cost

Donation Requested: $10.00

Asian Odyssey—Journey into the Cultures, Designs and Textiles of Japan and Indonesia

The Carolina Pine Quilters invites the public to join its members for a series of special programs celebrating the textile arts of Japan and Indonesia.  Designer June Colburn brings the magic and mystique of Asian imagery to quilters, sewers, surface design artists, decorators and fans around the world.  Her designs speak of her love and respect for the ancient cultures of the East that developed rich symbolic traditions to describe the wonders of earth and sky.  From the lively grace of colorful koi to the whisper of wind in a stand of swaying bamboo, many of June's motifs celebrate the bounty and beauty of life on earth.  Others, such as the powerful dragon express an age-old awe for forces in the universe beyond human understanding.

Shishu—Japanese Silk Embroidery from 1920’s-1930’s:

Feast your eyes on June Colburn’s museum-quality collection of silk embroidered silk obi from the Taisho era. Learn about the motifs, techniques, and colors that bring these masterpieces to life.

February 11, 2019 (Monday); 7:00–8:30 pm; Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken.

To help defray speaker expenses, CPQ is requesting donations of $10 at the door.  For further information, contact Pat Jones, pcjones001@gmail.com.

The Carolina Pine Quilters meets every 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2724 Whiskey Road, Aiken SC. The guild’s purpose is to create, stimulate, maintain, and record an interest in all matters pertaining to the making, collecting, and preserving of quilts and to establish and promote educational and philanthropic endeavors through quilts.

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