New at the Quilt Show: Redwork Program with Louise Tiemann

TechyRedwork.jpgLouise Tiemann joined the Sackets Harbor Quilt Show for a Sunday afternoon program and talk about Redwork: Ornamental Embroidery. Louise shared an exhibit of patterns, ephemera, tools, threads, fancy work and quilts with us, including this lovely checkerboard-bordered redwork quilt by Margaret Techy.  This comprehensive redwork exhibit was open all day Sunday, with Louise’s informative, engaging program at 2:00 Sunday afternoon at the Sackets Harbor Ballroom. (see photos below)IMG_7857.JPG

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Thousand Island Art Center at the SHQS

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Detail from the TIAC “Star Works” Coverlet Sample Collection

Star Works Collection: An exhibit from the Thousand Island Art Center: Home of the Handweaving Museum. Harriet Burris will be on hand at the Sackets Harbor Quilt Show to share a selection of vintage coverlet weaving samples from the museum’s collection, and to give us a demo of the art of handweaving. Join us as we follow the Red Thread through 19th Century American textiles, woven here in Northern New York.