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friendship bracelets

All Through June

Get Crafting!

Take the inspiration from all the beautiful art on display to create easy, small craft projects that will introduce you to new fiber-art techniques. Once your creation is complete, share it with the community by hanging it in our Community Gallery. The following month (when the project changes), you will be able to stop by the Museum and pick up your project to take home and enjoy.

June Project: Friendship bracelets
Show someone how much you care by making them a friendship bracelet. Choose from our beginner or advanced patterns and then use colorful floss and glass beads to make a personalized and unique gift.





No Sew Coasters

June 7, Friday open from 10am 5pm and again from 7 11pm
Pay what you can all day and free 7pm – 11pm

South First Fridays are an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose's SoFA arts district, centered on South First Street. Held on the first Friday of every month, the arts venues on South First Street are all open from 7 until 11pm and offer free admission and a wide variety of live entertainment. It's a lively scene attended by arts-lovers of all ages.

Etsy Meet & Make:
Fiber Salon - No Sew Coasters with Rebecca Saylor

Eventbrite - Etsy Meet & Make

Fiber Salon is a hands-on community craft event hosted the first Friday of each month with support from the Etsy Meet & Make program.

South First Fridays website



June 23, Sunday, 2-4pm

Fiber Talks!
FIND IT! BUY IT! USE IT!

Armchair travel with Roberta Horton and Mary Mashuta as they tour the world in search of fabrics for their quilts. Once these treasures are in hand, they then answer that great quilting question: "What do I do with it?" The sisters each have found their own solutions and will show you some of their quilts made with fabric from the same country but executed in a different fashion.

Roberta Horton became a quiltmaker in 1970. In 1973 she taught the first accredited Adult Education quiltmaking class in California. She has since taught in 49 states and 15 countries.Roberta is the author of 6 quilt books. For 12 years she designed plaid and stripe fabrics which were hand woven in India. She was the recipient of the 2000 Silver Star Award presented by the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This was in recognition of her lifetime body of work and the long-term effect it has had on quilting.

Mary Mashuta also began quilting in the early 1970s and became a traveling quilt teacher in 1985. She has taught in 41 of the states and eight other countries.She learned about color and design by working in and teaching interior design where others paid her to practice making color and design choices. She is known for helping quilters learn about color and design in her classes. Mary makes both traditional and contemporary quilts. Her quilts have been juried into the top contemporary shows in the U.S. She has also competed in many conference shows and has completed 14 garments for prestigious fashion shows.

Purchase Online
$20 Members/$30 Non-Members/$15 Students and Seniors
Member's Discount: $65 for the entire series if purchased by March 24. No refunds, No exchanges.
rsvp@sjquiltmuseum.org / 408-971-0323 x. 14

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These exhibitions and related programs are funded in part by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Arts Council Silicon Valley, in partnership with the County of Santa Clara and California Arts Council; the City of San Jose, Office of Cultural Affairs; and the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association.