Ankara String Quilt with Lisa Shepard Stewart is on Tuesday March 29th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm via Zoom online platform. Lisa encourages others to express themselves creatively through culturally relevant techniques and materials.
The classic string quilt becomes a work of art with Ankara prints! Learn how to mix the various colors and patterns with confidence, bind your quilt using one of two easy techniques, add non-traditional fabrics to your quilt, transform the blocks beyond the wall hanging into alternate projects and more!
Lisa Shepard Stewart is a writer and designer based in New Jersey. She offers classes and events internationally, and travels to Ghana to source artists, fabrics and materials.
To see more of Lisa’s work and to learn more about her passion for these wonderful fibers, check her website: https://www.culturedexpressions.com/about-lisa
Lisa’s ABC (African Brilliance Collection) fabric bundle (jelly roll). You can purchase either the 1 ½” or 2 ½” wide strips from her website. You may also use your own African fabrics, or other vibrant fabrics, but Lisa notes that you will want to have a large assortment from which to choose. If you are ordering from her website, please make sure to make your purchase before March 10, 2022. Other basic sewing supplies, machine, thread, pins, etc.
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