Fri, Aug 26|
Southwest Arts Center
Kawandi the Siddi Way
Slow yourself down with a day of slow stitching. Learn to make a Kawandi quilt the Siddi way.
Time & Location
Aug 26, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
About the event
Join the Atlanta Quilt Festival on Friday, August 26th for a demonstration on how to create your own Siddi inspired quilt. Discover the history of the Siddi people and their unique method of creating these one of a kind works of art. You will receive live instruction on how to create your very own “Kawandi”.
Backing Fabric: 22”x 22” square
Batting (thin): 21” x 21” square can also use flannel or cotton fabric)
Embroidery Needles: Size 7
Quilting Thread: 12 weight in white or Ecru or Pearl Cotton 8 or 12 wt.
Basting thread: basic thread in neutral color.
Fabrics: light weight colorful cottons scraps. Caution: Batiks can be used however, Batiks are much more difficult to hand quilt due to its tight weave.
Make sure you review the supply list on the web site.