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Tue, Jul 25th, 2017, @10:00am - 05:00PM
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Workshops and Presentations


One-day Seminole Patchwork Sampler Workshop
. This workshop covers the basics of Seminole patchwork techniques and includes a pattern.  A large collection of authentic Seminole garments from the Florida Seminole ladies is available for students to examine.   A lecture on historic Seminole clothing styles serves as an introduction to class.  During the workshop, four  Seminole patchwork patterns will be presented and the goal will be to sash and border the four strips into a wallhanging approximately 36”H X 28”W.  Instruction will include advice on color selection and layout.  A materials list will be supplied well before the workshop date.  Students need to be intermediate level sewers.

Two-day Seminole Patchwork Sampler Workshop. This workshop covers the basics of Seminole patchwork techniques and includes a pattern.  A large collection of authentic Seminole garments from the Florida Seminole ladies is available for students to examine.   A lecture on historic Seminole clothing styles serves as an introduction to class.  During the workshop, six Seminole patchwork patterns will be presented and the goal will be to sash and border the six strips into a wallhanging approximately 62”H X 46”W.  Instruction will include advice on color selection and layout.  A materials list will be supplied well before the workshop date.  Students need to be intermediate level sewers.

History of American Indian Clothing Lecture and Slideshow. Watch a virtual historical fashion show about American Indian clothing in the United States.  Information about pre-contact clothing is presented along with changes that occurred with the introduction of manufactured trade goods.  Also available is a small collection of authentic garments for display or modeling.  Approximate length is 45 minutes to 1 hour.  Images are stored on a disc, there will be a need for someone with a laptop or computer and the knowledge to project the images.


Fees

Contact the artist.  They include a teaching fee plus lodging if out of town, also meals and travel (either airfare or .40 per mile). I would also like to be able to sell my books and some of my work.
 
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