NOV. 18, 2017, 9am-1:30pm
Each quarterly WAC program is an open
meeting for meeting fellow fiber and
wearable artists, enjoying a guest
presenter, and showing and sharing of
beautiful wearable art.
Guest Speaker: ANNIE MURRAY
Presentation: SHIBORI SILK DYEING - TRUNK SHOW
Annie will describe how the patterns on the silk are created after various knots and other methods
of folding the fabric are produced
by unusual, though common,
tools employed by the her.
9 - 10 am Vendor Marketplace and Check-In
10 - 10:30 Business and Leadership Reports
10:30am - noon Speaker Presentation
Noon - 1:00pm drawing & Member Show-n-Share
Entrance fee: members free, Non-members free the first time there after $25, $5 for students.
Pictures from the Aug 2017 Workshop - MARLA KAZELL
FABRIC COLLAGE A LA KOOS WORKSHOP
Sadly, we must announce the loss of one of
our members: Betty McCartney. She had a
cheerful disposition and a winning smile.
Betty was a talented seamstress who created
garments for clients. She was also a talented
wearable artist making one-of-a-kind
garments from beautiful fabrics. Unlike
some of us, Betty always finished projects
from workshops she took. Betty was a recent
past President of WAC and served on the board
in other capacities. She was also a long-time
member of WAC, Fibereye and the
American Sewing Guild. Betty was a
positive, thoughtful and encouraging force
behind our group plus generous with the
sharing ideas and techniques.
She was an avid sailor and loved the sea. She will be missed!
WORKSHOP – NOV 19TH OR 20TH, 2017
SHIBORI SILK DYEING
"Unconventional Materials" - Things you wouldn't buy in a fabric store.
Requirements: Open only to WAC members in good standing. Nov. 2017 afternoon program.
Pat McKenna for the "Upcycle" challenge
Join us as we celebrate our members sharing their own fine creations using new techniques, workshop skills, and top creative talents found in the wearable art field today.
More sad news, we have also recently lost another of our former Presidents of WAC, Jeananne Coop. She graciously hosted the WAC Board meetings at her beautiful Victorian house in Whitter. She gently kept us on track and much was accomplished at the meetings. Jeananne always completed the WAC Challenges with unique wearable art. She encouraged creativity in all of us.
She said in one of her
President’s Messages “I know
that the programs,
workshops, inspirations and
friendships I have found in
WAC have enriched my life”.
She enriched our lives with
knowledge and kindness.
In her professional life,
Jeananne was a home
economics teacher at
Cal State University
She will be missed!
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