Week ahead: Fabric arts take center stage

Published: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 - 12:00 am

• THIRD ANNUAL SHOW: OUR STORIES IN QUILTS

Where: Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th St., Sacramento

When: Opens 1:30 p.m. today; through Feb. 15.

Admission: Donations accepted.

Details: sistersquiltingcollectivesqc.blogspot.com, (916) 484-5025

In celebration of Black History Month, Sisters Quilting Collective hosts its annual show, “Our Stories in Quilts: Quilts That Are Inspired by the Stories in Our Lives.” Author and noted quilter Karen Boutte opens the exhibit with a keynote address at 1:30 p.m. today; admission is $30 and reservations are required. In addition, the two-week exhibit will include free “story circles” at 4:30 p.m. today; bring a quilt or photo and tell the story behind that heirloom or handiwork. Families also are invited to a free community day to learn about African American quilting from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Other events and a closing reception also are planned; for full details, check the blog site.

• SACRAMENTO WEAVERS AND SPINNERS GUILD

OPEN HOUSE

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday and Feb. 9

Admission: Free

Details: www.sacweavespin.org

“Weavers Gone Wild” is the theme of this year’s show with hands-on demonstrations and fine examples of fiber arts and textiles, plus a sale of supplies and hand-made items.

– Debbie Arrington



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