Community Education Upcoming Events

February 7, 2014

Watkins Community Education Teacher Program with Lesley Patterson-Marx!

“Quilting” with Unconventional Materials
Friday, December 9, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Free, with lunch provided.

Quilting is a medium that has provided comfort, craft, and storytelling throughout American history. In this workshop, participants will learn about the quilting process and will create quilts from a variety of mediums including paint, pencil, paper, and from digital applications. The morning will begin with a brief history of quilting and how it has evolved from necessity to fine craft. Participants will then experiment with creating quilts from unconventional mediums that capture the storytelling elements of traditional quilting.