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Fri, Aug 18


Southwest Arts Center

Telling Our Stories by Wendy Kendrick - Friday Session

Learn how to capture your personal story in fiber.

Telling Our Stories by Wendy Kendrick - Friday Session
Telling Our Stories by Wendy Kendrick - Friday Session

Time & Location

Aug 18, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA

About the event

Renowned fiber artist Wendy Kendrick will headline the 2023 Atlanta Quilt Festival with her fiber art class Telling Our Stories.

We all have a story to tell. Most importantly what would you say on the first page of your story? Have you collected family stories that could be shared in a quilt? What year were you born and what world/national/state/community news was taking place? How can shapes, colors and a child like approach enhance your storytelling?

Class participants will learn how the fiber art of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson was used to record history and her travels. Also, learn how Romare Bearden’s collage creations influenced the artist’s work through the years. Students will follow the evolution of the artist’s career by first creating a paper collage. Later, we’ll explore how simple shapes, colors, numbers and even alphabets can be creatively incorporated as we begin working on our fabric story pages.


- Construction paper(assorted colors)

- Poster board *

- Glue stick

- Scissors (both paper and fabric)

- Pencils

- Color wheel

- Light box *

- Fabric - a)variety of fat quarters in both solids and prints. Print fabrics     should include patterns that are small, medium and large in each color grouping. b) 1/2 yd. solid black c) (2) 24"x24" pieces of muslin

- HeatnBond*

- Fabric markers for writing text

- Embellishments - buttons, beads, plastic straws, embroidery thread, etc.

- Parchment paper *

Continental breakfast and lunch included in the class fee.

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