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Gifts, Antique Quilts, Wearable Art and Hamilton Watercolors at Art du Jour Gallery

Watercolor painting by Dodie Hamilton-Brandon

December and January are sumptuous months at Art du Jour Gallery! We are blessed with not just one special guest artist but three, and all three are displaying uniquely beautiful forms of quilting and fabric art. Our two quilt artists are Charlotte Wirfs and Karen Hanken, and our wearable knits fabric artist is Laura Lawrence. Their work will be on display in our Salon and the main gallery in December and January. Featured gallery artist during December and January is our own Dodie Hamilton-Brandon, renowned watercolorist and beloved art teacher here in the Rogue Valley for the past 33 years. Art du Jour’s artist reception is on Dec 18th from 5–8 p.m. Meet Dodie and our quilt and fabric artists! Live music by Rick Patsche. Gallery hours: 10–4, Tues–Sat.

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Japanese Embroidery Lecture by Embroiderer’s Guild of America Master Certified Judge Sponsored by Southern Oregon Stitchers

The Southern Oregon Stitchers Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America (EGA) is pleased to offer a lecture on Japanese Embroidery to the public on Satur- day, June 18th, 2011 in Central Point. Presenting will be Georgann Lane, EGA Certified Master Judge.

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Southern Oregon Stitchers January Meeting Details

Southern Oregon Stitchers

Come shop for stitching, quilting and other craft items at our Great Guilt Giveaway by members clearing out project materials they no longer have room to store.

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Southern Oregon Stitchers host program on painting on fabric

All needleworkers/embroiderers are invited to join Southern Oregon Stitchers, the local chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America, on September 18. We are having a member-led program, “Playing with Paints,” where we will learn techniques of painting on fabric. Guests are welcome at 11:30 am. Central Point Presbyterian Church, 456 W Pine St., Central Point, Contact: Liz at 541-488-4082 or www.sosega.com. You can also find our email and more contact information in our listing at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource!

SO Stitchers host open class

Carnival de Claire de Lune, Katharine Gracey

All needleworkers/embroiderers are invited to join Southern Oregon Stitchers, the local chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America,  on April 17.  We are having a member-led class about the new fibers available for embroidery and how to incorporate them into our work. Guests are welcome at 11:30 am. Central Point Presbyterian Church, 456 W Pine St., Central Point, Contact: Liz at 541-488-4082 or www.sosega.com.