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Featured events

Sept 18: Webinar - Ukrainian Wedding Towels (Rushnyk) [recording available]

Ukrainian wedding towel Ukrainian folk artist Vera Sukhorukova will join us virtually from her home village outside the capital of Kyiv. Her presentation is about traditional and modern embroidered Ukrainian wedding towels (Rushnyk). These towels play important roles in a traditional Ukrainian wedding ceremony. Vera will talk about and show pictures of these elaborately embroidered towels, from ancient times and those being made now. She will also show various stitch techniques and discuss the meaning of symbols used in the embroidery patterns. See the August 2022 issue of VC p. 7 for details

Dec 18: Webinar - Tech Couture

Tech Couture Sahrye Cohen and Hal Rodriguez are the authors of the DIY Electronics book Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters and Cosplayers, and founders of the tech couture designer group Ampted Atelier. Tech couture blends traditional sewing techniques with computer assisted fabrication and wearable electronics. Sahrye and Hal will present about the design, materials, and construction techniques that they use for their fashion pieces and wearable electronic costumes. They will also share DIY electronic projects and tips for making costumes that light-up, make sound, and move. See the November 2022 issue of VC for details

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