July Fiber Connections Meeting: Guest Speaker - Emily Browne

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • BARN Fiber Arts Studio, Class Code: FI071118EB
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Join your fellow Fiber Arts enthusiasts at the July Fiber Connections Monthly Membership Meeting.  Our speaker will be Emily Browne.  Emily is an artist who has been silk screening for over 10 years. She currently creates handmade textile items with silkscreen designs under the business name My First Birds

Emily writes: "My First Birds creates hand silkscreened home items made to be used, worn, washed, loved, used, washed again and worn again. These are items to use in your every day life. Whether in the kitchen, in the garden, in the studio, cleaning up, or lying down, these items will work with you. 

Everything is made of 100% cotton and decorated with designs drawn by me, artist and owner Emily Browne. This all started in 2013 when I got my first brood of chickens. My First Birds was originally a journal of the chicks first days, the building of their first coop and the transition of the tiny yard into an urban farm. Now there are a few more birds, a new house, two cats and a dog. 

Everything has a story. The drawings really are of my chickens - each with it's own personality. Eleanor pecks at my legs to get attention and goes after shiny jewelry, Ginger flies up on my shoulders to get away from bullies, Vera is calm and aloof but always sticks close."

It should be a delightful evening with stories, examples of Emily's work, and a participatory demonstration.

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Members are free, Non-Members $10. Please register so we know how many to expect.
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