Thursdays at 10 - Stitchery
Time & Location
About the Event
UHeights is hosting a Zoom meeting in order to continue our Thursdays at 10 meetings via video chat!
The Stitchery group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month.
In celebration of Black History Month, we will be talking about and looking at the Quilts and Quilters of Gee's Bend. The women of Gee’s Bend - a small, remote, Black community in Alabama - have created hundreds of quilt masterpieces dating from the early twentieth century to the present. Resembling an inland island, Gee’s Bend is surrounded on three sides by the Alabama River. The some seven hundred or so inhabitants of this small, rural community are mostly descendants of slaves, and for generations they worked the fields belonging to the local Pettway plantation. Enlivened by a visual imagination that extends the expressive boundaries of the quilt genre, these astounding creations constitute a crucial chapter in the history of American art.
Here is a video about their story and articles about their work.
If this is your first time using Zoom, check out this simple YouTube tutorial that walks you through what to expect.
More about Thursdays at 10:
With more folks coming every week, bring whatever you're reading, want to read, have read, and get inspired.
Rotating topics every month and lively discussions on matters great and small.
STORIES OF OUR LIVES: MEMOIR WRITING
With new prompts and tips each month, come unleash your creative side and tell stories of your life.
Join knitters, crocheting, and stitching artisans for crafts and conversation.
Ticketing: Our Pay-What-You-Can model allows our events to be accessible to the entire community! We have no suggested amount, we simply ask you to pay what you can.
- I'll help next time!$0$00$0
- Buying for myself$5$50$0
- Buying for myself and 1 other$10$100$0
- Buying for myself and 2 others$15$150$0
- Buying for myself and 1 family$20$200$0