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African Folklore Embroidery Challenge Followup

You are invited to view the spectacular winners of the $500 African Folklore Embroidery Challenge on display at the International Quilt Show in Long Beach- booth 808 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802, July 29th – 31st and again at the American Sewing Guild Conference THE WESTIN Bonaventure– Los Angeles, 404 South Figueroa Street,Los Angeles, CA 90071- Vendor mall open to public. Booth 400.

We are offering  15% OFF EVERYTHING with this flyer at either of the shows and if you are not able to attend the show you can also receive 15% off online at

We have six NEW designs that can be viewed at our booth and online at  These include: two new bird design, a fish, fireworks, chameleon and lizard.

There are still a few openings for classes at the American Sewing Guild Conference. To register [email protected]

Classes: Fri, Aug 19th 10.30 AM introduction to African Folklore Embroidery

Fri Aug 19th, 2011, 2pm -5pm:  Fabric Appliqué with beading the African Folklore Embroidery way.

Sat, Aug 20th 2pm- 5pm Safari through African Folklore Embroidery

Registration/ details [email protected]

The past four weeks my mom and I have been teaching African Folklore Embroidery to children at the Summer Art Academy. This is the sixth year that I am teaching there and our end of session performance with the children wearing their completed African Folklore Embroidery Designs and singing African Songs was amazing. The Daily News came to take photographs and interview the children and the article will be in the newspaper Friday July 29th 2011.Classes for children and adults are being offered all summer and once fall beings we teach African Folklore Embroidery Enrichment programs at schools.

I have a BRAND NEW LECTURE TITLED - RETURN TO AFRICA, with new designs and slides

Upcoming lectures and workshops to guilds in September:

Sept 1st –Fallbrook, lecture to Fallbrook Guild
Fallbrook Community Center
, 341 Heald Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92088
Sept 3rd, Fallbrook 6-hour workshop hosted by Fallbrook guild, Fallbrook Community Center, 
341 Heald Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92088 Registration:
[email protected]

Sept 11th Lecture hosted by Monterey Peninsula Quilters, 6:30 PM, Pacific Grove Community Center 
515 Junipero Street 
Pacific Grove, CA  (831) 484- 1467 [email protected].  Sept 12th
Workshop hosted by Monterey Peninsula Quilters Guild 93950, Monterey, CA
Peninsula College Family and Consumer Science Building, Monterey, CA

As always, if you have any questions or would like to book a workshop or trunk show, call at 818/999-6094 [email protected]
Wishing you a creative and happy summer, Leora Raikin

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