Sunday, September 9, 2012

Quilting Connections

Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery
33 East Adams  Detroit 48226     313-963-7575
Free parking in the rear

Saturday, September 15 – Saturday October 27, 2012
In the past, quilting was viewed as “women’s work” and indeed is was done as a necessity to produce needed household items. When we look at quilts from a different perspective, we see that they have always embodied the creativity of the maker along with their functionality.  Quilting embodies the connections which we hope for in our lives.  Quilters take disparate scraps of fabric and sew them into a unified whole creating a work of art. The works of these needle artists are as varied as their interests and inspirations. The exhibit features over thirty quilts fashioned by local artists. Colorful, inspiring, intricate or bold – the quilts proclaim the feats possible with patience, time and skill.

Quilting Connections
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 15 from 1:00 to 3:00. 
Refreshments, All are welcome.

Quilting Workshop: Saturday, October 20th from 1:00 – 3:00pm
A master quilter will walk us through the basics and you will have a quilted piece to take home! This is a great opportunity to try your hand at this time honored art. 
Reservations are requested.

Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm or by appointment. 
For more information, please contact  Wendy Hamilton, Director at 313.963.7575 or at

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