03/06/24 - VIRTUAL THREAD Talk - Lisa Shepard Stewart - 8-9pm
Join Club Gotham for a presentation by Lisa Shepard Stewart - All About ANKARA Prints . This virtual talk will take place in the Gotham Quilts Community. Once you register, you will receive an email with instructions for logging in. All Talks are in Eastern (NYC) tme. Talk will not be recorded.
All About ANKARA Prints - Also known as African prints, wax prints, or Dutch wax prints, Ankara prints are at the forefront of style in every DIY category. Learn about their international origins and how to use them most effectively in your quilting, sewing, home decor and crafts.
"I love African fabrics with every fiber of my being..."
Lisa Shepard Stewart is a writer and designer based in New Jersey. In her books, African Accents: Fabrics and Crafts to Decorate Your Home and Global Expressions: Decorating with Fabrics from Around the World, Lisa encourages others to express themselves creatively through culturally relevant techniques and materials. She published her third book, African Accents On The Go! Designing Accessories with Cultural Style in June 2007, and in 2011 began publishing FABRIGASM magazine, for Lovers of African Textiles.
Lisa's obsession with African textiles began in 1986, during a trip to Senegal, West Africa. In addition to sewing and fabric collecting, she is a part-time vegetarian whose other interests include travel, entertaining, holistic health, and yoga.
Learn more about Lisa at CulturedExpressions.com