Threads, made from a variety of plant or animal fibers, are universal. Cloth, made from various fibers utilizing unique methods, is universal. Every culture in the world makes, wears and uses textiles from birth through death. Materials and natural resources used for the production of cloth and cultural artifacts varies by geography
and what is available. Diversity of threads making diverse cloth for diverse purposes is the theme of Many Threads – One Cloth.
Thursday, August 25, 11:00am – 3:00pm – Yarn Bombing
Members of the Knitting Guild of Santa Cruz County and Santa Cruz Textile Arts Guild are bombing the PVA porch….literally, with colorful yarn designs and patterns. Come watch the bombing action, but beware, you might be drawn in to participate.
Workshops during the month of September: check PVA’s website pvarts.org
Saturday, October 1, 1:00pm – 3:30pm – Wearable Stories, a fashion show featuring the work of local artist Rachel D.K. Clark.
Rachel D.K. Clark is a contemporary folk artist, teacher and lecturer who comes from a long line of sewers, beginning with her great-grandmother. She has been creating wearable art since 1973 and teaching on the national circuit since 1990. Eclectic fabric mixes, vibrant designs, and a keen sense of humor characterize Rachel’s work.
This exhibit is sponsored by: