Wednesday, March 05, 2008

DIY salon at MAD

i will be teaching how to make simple embroidered button pins tomorrow night at the MAD. if you
haven't seen the embroidery show yet, this will be a great opportunity to check
it out! anytime
embroidery and cupcakes can be found in the same place, you KNOW i'll be there!

The DIY Salon
with the Church of Craft

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Join MAD and the Church of Craft for a night of hands-on art-making,
music and refreshments in celebration of the Museum’s current
exhibition Pricked: Extreme Embroidery. Local do-it-yourself artists
will demonstrate their personal skills and help guide you in
creating your own projects. Techniques will range from unconventional
embroidery to button-making to fiber text and many other contemporary
twists on classic crafts. In addition to do-it-yourself workshops,
the Salon will offer a selection of craft beers, hand-decorated snacks
and live DJ. The DIY Salon is a free event, open to the public with
all materials provided. Guided tour of Pricked: Extreme Embroidery
at 7:30 PM.

Participating artists include:
Callie Janoff, Cal Patch, Alison Shanik, Iviva Olenick, Mary Izet and
others, who will each provide instruction for the beginner to the
advanced creator. DJ Brett Webb will spin all night and Elaine Cohen
of the Cupcake Caboose will serve up artistic treats!

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