Sisters in Stitches Joined By The Cloth
2009 Biannual Quilt Show
“Telling Our Story In Quilts and Tapestry”
Roxbury – New England’s African American Quilt Guild Sisters In Stitches Joined By The Cloth (SISJBTC) presents 2009 Bi-annual Quilt Show “Telling Our Story In Quilts and Tapestry” on Friday August 28, 2009 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and August 29, 2009 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury, 115 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.
SISJBTC is an African-American Quilting Guild composed of black women from Greater Boston who are dedicated to preserving, educating, and promoting the tradition of African American Quilting. The focal point will include a new collection of traditional and artistic quilts.
This exhibit will present quilts made by children in grades K2 and older who the Sisters taught basic quilting techniques during a comprehensive six-week program “Teaching Children the Art of Quilting” at Boys and Girls Club Summer Program 2009.
Dr. Green, a native Cambridge, MA, has been teaching textile arts for twenty years and all levels of quilt-making for more than a decade. She is an art historian, fiber/surface designer, and professional quilt artist, who was one of forty-four quilters asked to exhibit a quilt in celebration of the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. entitled, Quilts for Obama: An Exhibit Celebrating the Inauguration of Our 44th President.
Quilt Exhibition Admission $5.00
Activities at the two-day event will include Vendors • Quilting Demonstrations • Boutique table including items made by guild members • Quilts and Crafts Silent Auction • Door prizes • Quilt raffle on August 28 at 4:00 p.m.
The event is handicap-accessible and parking is free. For more information on the Quilt Show, including schedule events please visit SISTERSINSTITCHES.org online or E-mail email@example.com. For detailed directions/location, please go to mapquest.com.