Monday, May 12, 2014
Susan Ball Faeder
Japanese Textiles Trunk Show
Meeting / Lecture
May 12, 2014
Susan Ball Faeder - Japanese Textiles Trunk Show
Susan Ball Faeder is an artist, teacher, designer and businesswoman. Faeder's first journey to Japan took place in 1970 when she received a high school exchange scholarship. After graduating from Bucknell University in 1976 with a B.A. in Japanese studies, she returned to Japan on a graduate scholarship to further her studies in Japanese language and art. Faeder began quilting in 1983, and for the past 25 years, her original stitch and collage art has been exhibited from New York to Tokyo, and many places in between. In 1988, she combined her love of Japan and her love of quilting under the umbrella of her own business, Quilters' Express to Japan, with the aim of teaching people about Japanese culture through the vehicle of her quilting tours. Faeder has designed five fabric collections, and she gives lectures and teaches workshops related to Japanese textiles.
www.QEJAPAN.com, showcases Faeder's artwork, lists products for sale and more.
May 12, 2014 (1 - 4p)
Class Fee $20
Required Kit (payable to instructor) $8
Fabric Folded Kimono - Susan Ball Faeder
Learn a bit of Japanese origami and then reproduce your folded origami kimono in fabric. No sewing! We’ll fold one during class and then we can talk about borders and finishing various settings. After the class, you may choose to appliqué one kimono to a background fabric of your choice to make a lovely small quilt or wall hanging. All levels.
May 13, 2014 (9:30 - 3:30)
Full Day Workshop (Setup begins at 9a)
Class Fee $35
Required Kit (payable to instructor) $15
Japanese Sashiko - Susan Ball Faeder
In this workshop, students will use true Japanese indigo fabric along with the traditional white sashiko stitching. Students will choose from a selection of stencils to complete a 14" stitched square that can later be used as a wall hanging, a pillow top, or incorporated into a garment or small quilt.