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Fabrigasm LIVE!

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Schedule

· Main Stage
Welcome / Opening Remarks
Welcome to Fabrigasm LIVE!
2021-05-01T10:00:00Z 2021-05-01T10:15:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%2F+Opening+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creative Critiques I
A safe space to share ideas and suggestions on each other's works-in-progress. Show your work and get input from your fellow creatives.
2021-05-01T10:15:00Z 2021-05-01T10:55:00Z America/New_York Creative+Critiques+I https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Passion to Profit - Creating a Business around African Textiles
Jacqueline Shaw and Lisa discusses the many business opportunities available in the world of African textiles
2021-05-01T11:00:00Z 2021-05-01T11:45:00Z America/New_York Passion+to+Profit+-+Creating+a+Business+around+African+Textiles https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
PANEL: The Future of Indigenous Techniques
Michelle Bishop moderates a discussion w/ master artists Jose Hendo (Ugandan barkcloth), Gasali Adeyemo (Nigerian Indigo) and Kwasi Asare (Ghanaian kente)
2021-05-01T12:00:00Z 2021-05-01T13:00:00Z America/New_York PANEL%3A+The+Future+of+Indigenous+Techniques https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
DEMO: Headwrap How-To's
Grab a yard of fabric and wrap along with Lecretia Akines! She'll share her favorite styles, fabric tips and hair care hints, too.
2021-05-01T13:30:00Z 2021-05-01T13:50:00Z America/New_York DEMO%3A+Headwrap+How-To%27s https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Transformations: How Ankara Changed My Life
Lisa chats with fiber artist Wendy Kendrick about her travels to Africa, and how the cultures & fabrics have elevated her creative work and her life.
2021-05-01T14:00:00Z 2021-05-01T14:40:00Z America/New_York Transformations%3A+How+Ankara+Changed+My+Life https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
DEMO: Aromatherapy Heart Heating Pad
Lecretia Akines shows us how to make a scented heart-shaped pillow for relaxation and stress relief. Ankara prints provided the added healing touch!
2021-05-01T15:00:00Z 2021-05-01T15:30:00Z America/New_York DEMO%3A++Aromatherapy+Heart+Heating+Pad https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creative Critiques II
A safe space to share ideas and suggestions on each other's works-in-progress. Show your work and get input from your fellow creatives.
2021-05-01T15:30:00Z 2021-05-01T15:55:00Z America/New_York Creative+Critiques+II https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Mudcloth & Mimosas
Lisa shares creative project ideas for bogolan/mudcloth. Sip along (BYOB) and gather fresh inspiration for your next mudcloth project.
2021-05-01T16:00:00Z 2021-05-01T16:30:00Z America/New_York Mudcloth+%26+Mimosas https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Welcome / Opening Remarks
Welcome to Day 2 of Fabrigasm Live!
2021-05-02T10:00:00Z 2021-05-02T10:15:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%2F+Opening+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creative Critiques III
A safe space to share ideas and suggestions on each other's works-in-progress. Show your work and get input from your fellow creatives.
2021-05-02T10:15:00Z 2021-05-02T10:55:00Z America/New_York Creative+Critiques+III https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Modern Batik Art
Lisa chats with modern batik artist David Kibuuka, as he shares some of his work, and how the technique has evolved in Uganda.
2021-05-02T11:00:00Z 2021-05-02T11:30:00Z America/New_York Modern+Batik+Art https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
PANEL: "African Quilts" and the Politics of Patchwork
How / why is the "African Quilt" seen as a political statement? Lisa Woolfork moderates, with fiber artists Sonie Ruffin and Myrah Brown Green.
2021-05-02T12:00:00Z 2021-05-02T13:00:00Z America/New_York PANEL%3A+%22African+Quilts%22+and+the+Politics+of+Patchwork https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
AfroModern Quilting
Carole Lyles Shaw shares her passion for incorporating Ankara into contemporary quilt designs, resulting in her unique Afro-Futuristic aesthetic.
2021-05-02T13:30:00Z 2021-05-02T14:25:00Z America/New_York AfroModern+Quilting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Developing Your Voice as a Fiber Artist
William Daniels taks with Lisa about his artistic journey, the role of African textiles in his fiber art, tips for gallery exhibitions and more.
2021-05-02T14:30:00Z 2021-05-02T15:15:00Z America/New_York Developing+Your+Voice+as+a+Fiber+Artist https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
The Fabrigasm Trunk Show!
Lisa shares a variety of African textiles, many from her personal collection, and shares tips and techniques for creating beautiful things with them.
2021-05-02T15:30:00Z 2021-05-02T16:00:00Z America/New_York The+Fabrigasm+Trunk+Show%21+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
The Finer Side of Crafting with African Fabrics
African fabric has no limits! Explore new ways to use them in sophisticated designs with Lisa and Willa Siao Pao, including a DEMO of AnkaraPaj
2021-05-02T16:30:00Z 2021-05-02T17:00:00Z America/New_York The+Finer+Side+of+Crafting+with+African+Fabrics https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffabrigasm-live Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Lisa Shepard Stewart

Cultured Expressions, Inc.

Wendy Kendrick

Fiber Artist

Kwasi Asare

Master Kente Weaver

Lecretia Akines

Dawning Day Creations

José Hendo

Jose Hendo - Barkcloth

Lisa Woolfork

Black Women Stitch

Michelle Bishop

Harlem Needle Arts

Gasali Adeyemo

Yoruba Indigo

William Daniels

Fiber Artist

Sonie Joi Ruffin

Fiber Artist

Willa Siao-Pao

Fiber Artist

Carole Lyles Shaw

Afro Modern Quilting

Myrah Brown Green

Fiber Artist

The event is over

Cultured Expressions specializes in DIY inspiration for sewing, quilting, decorating and crafts, centered around African textiles and culture. We sell imported fabrics, beads, embellishments and specialty items, and offer online classes and events, virtual and in-person shopping from our Rahway, NJ studio location. Fabrigasm magazine is published by Cultured Expressions.

Booths

Cultured Expressions

African Fabrics, Beads, Supplies, Patterns, Online Classes & More!

Dawning Day Creations

Premium Head Wraps and Accessories

eQuilter.com

Quilters, sewere and home decorators love our fast service, huge variety - and 2% of sales go to charity!

Yoruba Indigo

I teach the traditional Yoruba techniques of Batik, Adire Eleko and Tie-Dye.

Kwasi Asare

Master Kente Weaver

Wax and Wraps

Sewing subscription boxes featuring African fabrics

Marla Quilts, Inc

Marla Quilts Inc. African American Quilt Museum and Textile Academy