Thursday, Dec. 7th at 7:00pm Betsy Ross, maker of the first American flag, will visit to share with us stories about her fascinating life and business, 18th century fiber and textiles, and her role as an upholsterer and business woman. She will bring with her items from the Betsy Ross House including her new bed hangings for the “widow’s chamber.”
Thursday November 2nd / 7pm Yemisi Ajayiu – The Fiber and Textile Arts of Nigeria A native of Lagos with family roots in the Ijebu region of southwest Nigeria, Yemisi Ajayiu began her career as a textile artist in 1989. She first trained at Oshogbo Art School and then received her Diploma in Creative Arts at the Centre for Cultural Studies… Read more →
YORUBA ADIRE INDIGO – Dyeing Workshop with Yemesi Ajayi Saturday – Sunday, November 4, 5, 2017, 10am to 5pm For more information and/or to register, contact Mawusi Simmons In this two-day workshop, you will learn how to dye fabric with the Yoruba adire starch resist dye method. All levels welcomed.