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Calendar 2013

Sandwich bags

September 6, Friday open from 10am – 5pm and again from 7 – 11pm
Pay what you can all day and free 7pm – 11pm

South First Fridays are an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose's SoFA arts district, centered on South First Street. Held on the first Friday of every month, the arts venues on South First Street are all open from 7 until 11pm and offer free admission and a wide variety of live entertainment. It's a lively scene attended by arts-lovers of all ages.

Etsy Meet & Make:
Fiber Salon - Eco-Friendly Sandwich Bags with Jen Johnson

Eventbrite - Etsy Meet & Make

Fiber Salon is a hands-on community craft event hosted the first Friday of each month with support from the Etsy Meet & Make program.

South First Fridays website

Blue Split Log Cabin
Green Split Log Cabin
Red Split Log Cabin

September 22, Sunday, 10:30am – 4:30pm

Improvisational Split Log Cabin Quilting Workshop
Instructor: Stacey Sharman

Did you see the Gee's Bend Quilt exhibit and love the unexpected patterns and color combinations? Do you find the idea of lining up seams and perfect points a bit tiresome? Then try this class that will teach you how to piece your own “improvisational” split log-cabin quilt. You don’t need to worry too much about cutting fabric the right size or sewing perfect seams. This class is perfect for beginner through advanced sewers.

For more information about Stacey look here:

Purchase Online
A supply list will be supplied to registered students.
$65 Museum members, $75 non-members
Class Minimum: 10, Class Maximum: 20
Age range: 13+
Refunds will be given if your place can be filled by a paying student or if the instructor cancels. / 408-971-0323 x. 14

Manzo and Bennett

September 29, Sunday, 2 – 4pm

Fiber Talks!
In conversation with Leilani Bennett and Marcia Manzo, Wearable Art Creators.

Art To Wear; Is It a New Concept?

The Wearable Art Movement began in the 70’s ….. or did it?
Marcia and Leilani will take you on a journey from Kurdish huts and ethnic clothing adorned with talismanic embellishment to the haute couture of the Paris runways. We will visit the Beat culture of 70’s Carnaby Street and the mountain villages of Peru. The journey ends in the Bay area, home to a wide array of talented artists keeping the movement vibrantly alive and well.

Purchase Online
$20 Members/$30 Non-Members/$15 Students and Seniors Member's Discount: $65 for the entire series if purchased by March 24. No refunds, No exchanges. / 408-971-0323 x. 14

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These exhibitions and related programs are funded in part by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Arts Council Silicon Valley in partnership with the County of Santa Clara; the City of San José; and the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association.