May 13 Meeting Presentation

Andrea Tsang Jackson, 3rd Story Workshop: Light and Fabric: Approaches to Transparency

Andrea Tsang Jackson is an emerging textile artist, quilt designer, author and educator. After working in various design fields and settings ranging from architecture to museums, the quilting medium called to her as a way to explore place, belonging, and agency. She holds a Master of Architecture from McGill University and a Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She was the 2017 Artist-in-Residence at the Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. In 2016, she was awarded the Etsy Canada Award for New Talent. Her work has been published in Flare, Design Milk Everyday, Uppercase, and various quilting publications. Andrea’s first book, Patchwork Lab: Gemology, was published by Lucky Spool in 2019. Andrea lives in Halifax with her husband and two sons

Her presentation is called Light and Fabric: Approaches to Transparency and she will share her fascination with manipulating colour and her approaches to transparency in her quilt design process. Using examples from her book, Patchwork Lab: Gemology, as well as other design from her body of work she provides practical ways of thining about colour in your own work, as well as digital tools that can help you along the way.

April 8, 2021 Meeting Presentation

Daisy Aschehoug: How I Started Designing Quilts

Part trunk show, part slide show, and part story hour, this lecture contains my life history for the past decade in quilting. I share details on my design inspiration, a walk-through of my digital design process, and describe the how and why of the most important moments in my quilt career – good and bad. You’ll also get sneak peeks at current projects that I’m not posting on social media. It’s a fun hour full of stories and colorful quilts.

March 11, 2021 Meeting Presentation

Berene Campbell: Cracks of Light March 11, 2021 Berene Campbell is a modern quilt designer whose designs are purpose driven, each with its own story of inspiration behind it, often ins response to social justice issues. She uses her medium to process her thought and feelings about what is going on around her and in […]

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February 11, 2021 Zoom Meeting Presentation

February 11, 2021 Zoom Meeting Presentation

Bill Stearman: BackPack Show Bill struggled with storytelling as a way to make sense of his life for many years. And then discovered his voice in quilt making. Fabrics and carefully placed stitches express joy, anguish, hope, gratitude, and love, providing glimpses into deep and important stories; stories that matter on personal and social levels. His quilts […]

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