Workshop Description

Building Community Through Quilts – #42811

Day: Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ballroom D
Teacher: Maria Shell
Level: All levels
Member: $16 Retail: $20


In 2014, Maria Shell spent two months as an artist-in-residence at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation in Charlotte, North Carolina. While there, she worked weekly with a formerly chronically homeless community now living in Moore Place. By teaching basic sewing skills, she developed a relationship with the residents of Moore Place that eventually led to the making of a community quilt that celebrated the residents and their journey towards finding a home and a community. Share her wonderful story and become inspired to change your own communities through the magic of quilts. Supplies are not required for a lecture, although you may want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.