Expressive Hand-Stitched Art Quilts by Marie Shirley-Jones
February 1 - 28, 2018
MARIE SHIRLEY JONES - EXPRESSIVE HAND-STITCHED ART QUILTS
February 1-28, 2018, Main Gallery
Marie Shirley Jones will be showing 30 art quilts, with an emphasis on hand stitching, for our February show. Marie paints thickened dye into the fabric and then spends endless hours of enjoyment enhancing it with hand stitching. These lively art quilts explode with vibrant colors. Her originality and creativity, along with her abilities with a needle and thread, make this a unique show you won’t want to miss.
February 17, 2018 – Learn to Dye: Techniques and Methods for Dyeing Cloth
This adult workshop will be held in conjunction with the Expressive Hand-Stitched Art Quilts exhibition by Marie Shirley-Jones. Jones, an avid textile artist, will instruct the workshop from 12-3 p.m. Students will learn how to prepare cloth before the dyeing process, experiment with dyeing techniques, and how to use color. The final piece will be a table runner. Cost for the class is $35. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. To register call the Arts Guild at 406-446-1370.