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Open Studio/Art Walk, Bellingham WA
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Open Studio/Art Walk, Bellingham WA

As part of Bellingham's Downtown Art Walk, on the first Friday of each month, I will be in my studio and open to the public every other month in 2017. Come down, say hi, see what I've been working on lately and what goodies I have in stock, for sale! Art Walk at Make.shift is also a great opportunity to explore the space and meet some of my fellow tenants here. 

 

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Intro to Modern Quilting @ WCC
Mar
14
to Mar 21

Intro to Modern Quilting @ WCC

  • Whatcom Community College - Foundations Bldg. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you've always wanted to try quilting, this class is the place to start! Using one of my original designs, I will guide you through measuring and cutting, piecing, basting, quilting, and binding. Learn what makes a quilt "modern," color and pattern selection, and helpful tips for creating your own original quilts. By course end, you'll have assembled a simple quilt top, basted your quilt, and have the skills to add the finishing touches. Bring your sewing machine to class and visit whatcomcommunityed.com to enroll. Prerequisite: basic sewing skills and working knowledge of your sewing machine.

This class takes place during two sessions. Wednesday evenings, Mar. 14th & 21st  6-9 p.m. Registration opens on Dec. 1 for this class.

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Annual Holiday Make.Sale, Bellingham WA
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Annual Holiday Make.Sale, Bellingham WA

Make.Shift's Annual Holiday Make.Sale is a DIY arts & crafts market that brings together a broad range of local makers and shoppers in time for the holiday season. As a tenant at Make.Shift, I look forward to opening my studio to the public, but it's much more than the average Art Walk! This year, we are excited to expand the event. We will be partnering with our neighbors, Cafe Velo and Oikos Fellowship, to host more vendors and activities than ever before!

Event Dates:
6 p.m.- 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1   *during Downtown Art Walk
noon - 5 p.m. Saturday Dec. 2

Make.Shift Art Space, 306 Flora St. 

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Holiday Make.Sale, Make.Shift Art Space
Dec
2
to Dec 3

Holiday Make.Sale, Make.Shift Art Space

Friday, Dec. 2, 6-10p.m. *during Downtown Art Walk
Saturday, Dec. 3, noon-6p.m.

Every year we convert Make.Shift into a pretty awesome art/craft market for all of the holiday shoppers in our fair city. I'm excited to open my studio and join local vendors, who will come to set up in the gallery and venue space. Please come Friday evening and Saturday afternoon to shop and meet some talented local makers!

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Holiday Festival of the Arts, Bellingham WA
Nov
18
to Dec 24

Holiday Festival of the Arts, Bellingham WA

  • 4145 Meridian Street Bellingham, WA, 98226 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

November 18 – December 24, 2016, 10am – 7pm, 7 days a week
(Closed Thanksgiving Day and at 3pm on Christmas Eve)
Located at 4145 Meridian St. (next to the Burlington store) See map below.

The Holiday Festival of the Arts is a five-week-long indoor arts festival featuring 100 artisans from our region. Aside from vendors selling their wares, the festival boasts live music and art workshops for children on the weekends.

The twofold purpose of the Holiday Festival is to encourage and support the creation and sale of locally produced fine art and crafts while providing an opportunity to connect artists and craftspeople with the general public. This juried festival pursues top quality original arts and crafts and seeks excellence in presentation. Festival proceeds support the visual arts in the region through Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s general and educational programs, community outreach, arts events, gallery shows, and artist resources.

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Stay Gold: group show @ Make.Shift
Aug
2
to Sep 24

Stay Gold: group show @ Make.Shift

MAKE.SHIFT AUGUST ART WALK: STAY GOLD
An invitational group art show, inspired by Little Golden Books

In the Make.Shift Gallery during the months of August and September, a group of artists created original works inspired by the beloved childhood literary staple, the Little Golden Books series. This exhibit is the brain child of beloved local artist, Steeb Russell, who invited over 15 artists of various mediums to join in his celebration of the classic books that have been inspiring children for decades.
Please join us for the opening reception as part of Bellingham’s art walk first friday in August (8/5). The studios of Make.Shift’s resident artist will also be open as usual. The exhibit runs August 2nd – September 24th and is open to the public during normal gallery hours, Tuesday-Saturday 12-5 PM.
For more information about art walk or Make.Shift please visit our website at makeshiftproject.com or contact Lauren Iida at gallery@makeshiftproject.com.

I'm so thrilled to have a piece in this show! I hope you'll come see it!

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Open Sew Saturday
Feb
13
1:00 PM13:00

Open Sew Saturday

Making Valentines for the loves in your life? Or any other projects you may have. Please join me!

Looking for help with a project? Need some space to spread out or some company to keep you motivated? I want to share my studio with you! I've got lots of tables for spreading out, extra irons, big ironing boards, cutting mats, a small library for inspiration, and lots of helpful tips.

Bring your machine and your project. 

Cost: $10

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Open Sew Saturday
Jan
9
1:00 PM13:00

Open Sew Saturday

Holidays are done. I've got plenty of projects to start off the new year. Please join me!

Looking for help with a project? Need some space to spread out or some company to keep you motivated? I want to share my studio with you! I've got lots of tables for spreading out, extra irons, big ironing boards, cutting mats, a small library for inspiration, and lots of helpful tips.

Bring your machine and your project. 

Cost: $10

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Open Sew Saturday
Nov
14
1:00 PM13:00

Open Sew Saturday

Time to get busy on those handmade holiday gifts!

Looking for help with a project? Need some space to spread out or some company to keep you motivated? I want to share my studio with you! I've got lots of tables for spreading out, extra irons, big ironing boards, cutting mats, a small library for inspiration, and lots of helpful tips.

Bring your machine and your project. 

Cost: $10

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Open Sew Saturday
Oct
10
1:00 PM13:00

Open Sew Saturday

Looking for help with a project? Need some space to spread out or some company to keep you motivated? I want to share my studio with you! I've got lots of tables for spreading out, extra irons, big ironing boards, cutting mats, a small library for inspiration, and lots of helpful tips.

Bring your machine and your project. 

Cost: $10

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Bellstock, Bellingham WA
Oct
3
to Oct 4

Bellstock, Bellingham WA

  • Bellweather Ballroom & Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Formerly the Bellweather Arts Market, this year Allied Arts of Whatcom County and the Port of Bellingham present Bellstock. The event will feature local art, entertainment, and food. I am excited to be a part of this event!

Festival Hours: Oct. 3, 11a.m.-7p.m.  Oct. 4, 10a.m.-5p.m.

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Open Sew Saturday
Sep
12
1:00 PM13:00

Open Sew Saturday

Looking for help with a project? Need some space to spread out or some company to keep you motivated? I want to share my studio with you! I've got lots of tables for spreading out, extra irons, big ironing boards, cutting mats, a small library for inspiration, and lots of helpful tips.

Bring your machine and your project. 

Cost: $10

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