THE WEARABLE ART CONNECTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
“FLAMBOYANCY RISING FASHION SHOW” - LINDA SCHMIDT
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
WAC all day program meetings are quarterly: free to members, $10 non-members,
$5 students. The meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of February, May, August and November.
See the website for complete program info: www.wearableartconnection.org
THIS MONTH: SATURDAY MAY 19, 2012
VENDOR MARKET 9:00-10:00 a.m.
BUSINESS & REPORTS 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
SPEAKER PRESENTATION 10:30 – Noon
LUNCH & VENDOR MARKET Noon – 1:00 p.m.
AFTERNOON PROGRAM 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Fullerton Library, 353 W Commonwealth Ave. Fullerton, CA 92832 Entrance fee: Members free, $10 for Non-members, $5 Students.
Southbound on the 57 freeway: Exit at Nutwood Ave and go right, turn left onto N State College Blvd. turn right onto E Commonwealth Ave. Eastbound on the 91 freeway: Exit at S. Euclid, turn left onto S. Euclid, turn right onto W. Commonwealth Ave., the library is on the north side of the street. If you’ve gone to N. Highland you’ve gone too far. Parking is free.
MORNING PROGRAM – 10:30 - NOON: “FLAMBOYANCY RISING FASHION SHOW” - LINDA SCHMIDT
Linda is a quilter and wearable artist. She comes from a long line of quilting women. Linda started her first quilt when she was eight years old, and has made hundreds of quilts since then. She has won over 250 ribbons from local, national and international quilting exhibitions. She teaches quilting nationally and internationally, doing trunk shows with both quilts and garments. Linda was a founding member of the Network for Wearable Art.
AFTERNOON PROGRAM – BETTY McCARTNEY – “MY OWN PERSONAL TEXTILE TRAMPING”
Betty, our fellow WAC member, will share her journey to Wearable Art with us. She will show us some of her finely crafted clothing. Betty is an exceptional artist.
THIS MONTH’S WORKSHOP: MAY 20-21 (2 DAY)
LINDA SCHMIDT - “WONDERFUL WEARABLE ART GARMENTS TECHNIQUES”
In this hands-on workshop, the student will experiment with a wide variety of surface design techniques such as fabric painting, burnt-edge appliqué, various types of machine appliqué, machine embroidery, hand embroidery, machine piecing, foundation piecing, use of Solvy and other disappearing mediums, fusing fabrics, etc.
WORKSHOP LOCATION: Pasadena
COST PER DAY: $60 for members, $70 for non-members
Workshop Contact: Leslie Strollo: firstname.lastname@example.org
*****See WAC website for supply list - www.wearableartconnection.org *******
1. COMING EVENTS: 2012
May – LINDA SCHMIDT – FLAMBOYANCY RISING FASHION SHOW
Aug. – MARY LOU RANKIN – RIGHT FABRIC, WRONG PATTERN
2. WAC ANNUAL CHALLENGE – “IT STARTED AT THE THRIFT SHOP”
3. WAC-NEWS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES -
WAC has a 24 page newsletter that is published quarterly: February, May, August & November.
Email deadline is the 14th of the month before publication.
WAC NEWSLETTER EDITOR: Sarah Jackson - email@example.com
Check the WAC website for exhibitions, contest, events, etc. www.wearableartconnection.org
We are happy to list your events in our calendar. Please indicate WAC NEWS as the subject heading and indicate the topic area: Book/Magazine Reviews, Calendar, Workshops, Exhibitions, Shows, Tours, Opportunities, Competitions, etc.
4. ABOUT WAC
WAC PROGRAMS ARE QUARTERLY:
3rd SATURDAY IN FEBRUARY, MAY, AUGUST, NOVEMBER
Locations vary with each meeting. Meeting Cost: non-members - $10, students $5, free to members. Membership - $40 annually, $20 newsletter only.
Contact Membership Chair: Diane Ricks: firstname.lastname@example.org