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Category - Author Event

Art Speaks: The Intrigue of Color

Art Speaks Series: August 2014 A monthly series that focuses on fiber art topics as a way to explore the Library’s extensive circulating collection. The Story of Colour in Textiles, in its examination of fiber, color, dyeing and…

Art Speaks: Art vs. Craft

Is there truly something to argue about? Art Speaks Series: July, 2014 “Over the last five to ten years, museum curators, gallerists, art historians, are all beginning to realize that there is a very, very fine line between…

Art Speaks: Sustainable Thoughts

A monthly series that focuses on fiber art topics as a way to explore the Library’s extensive circulating collection. Sustainable Thoughts: Our three featured books this month talk about sustainability in fiber art. Sustainable Fashion Handbook by Sandy…

Art Speaks: Fiber & Orphans

A new series from the Textile Center Library: ART SPEAKS This monthly series focuses on a different fiber art topic as a way to explore the Library’s collection. Fiber and Orphans Opening in 1741, London’s Foundling Hospital admitted…

Author Event: Kristal Wick

Tuesday June 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Book signing, trunk show, demonstrations and more. Textile Center is please to welcome back Kristal Wick, author of two new beading books with Lark Books.  Kristal showed us her Fabulous Fabric…

An Evening with author & illustrator Michael Hall

Thursday May 15, 6 pm Michael Hall is the creator of the nationally best-selling picture book My Heart Is Like a Zoo, the acclaimed Perfect Square, and Cat Tale. Michael studied biochemistry and psychology at the University of…

Author Lunch: Nancy Wick

Thursday September 19, noon – 1 pm Join us for an author lunch with Nancy Wick and her new book, The Quilt Block Book: Fresh, Versatile Designs for Quilts, Clothes, Accessories, and Decor.  The perfect mix of original…

Author Event: Carol James

Tuesday, May 21 Free and open to the public Author Carol James of Fingerweaving Untangled and Sprang Unsprung will discuss her journey as the ‘SashWeaver,’and the history of the sprang technique as part of Textile Center Pat O’Connor…

Author Lunch: Jenny M Jones

Tuesday December 4, noon to 1 Jenny M Jones, Marketing Director for Textile Center, has written a book, The Big Lebowski. Coffee, cider and cookies available. This event is free and open to the public. The Big Lebowski:…

Author Lunch: Patricia Hoskins & Rebecca Yaker

Tuesday November 13, 12 – 1 pm The best-selling authors of One-Yard Wonders are back with an all-new collection of 101 sewing projects that each require just one yard of fabric! This time, the projects are organized by…