Guild Member Exhibits at Convergence

City Skyline, Harriet MemegerHarriet Memeger exhibited her small tapestry, City Skyline, in the American Tapestry Alliance 10th Unjuried Exhibit of Small Format Tapestries, Untitled/Unjuried in Providence, Rhode Island. Her piece (9 “x 8.75”) was among 241 entries from artists from all over the world.

Untitled/Unjuried: Small Format Tapestry 2014

Curated by Jan Austin, the exhibit featured more than 241 entries from 13 countries, 6 continents, 33 of the US states. July 8-August 8, 2014, Gallery Night Reception July 17, 5-9 pm

Congratulations Debbie

Debbie with the Webs poster!I won the WEBS weaving competition, with the red jacket I made at Daryl Lancaster’s workshop in Peter’s Valley last summer! If I felt like a 6-year-old with a gold star when I got into the finals — this was better than making the honor society!!!
The jacket is in tencel, and a design that some of you have seen before, based on the opening measures of Beethoven’s Pathetique Sonata. Webs+Winning+Posterjacket+idema+frontjacket+idema+backThe red jacket I made at Daryl Lancaster’s Peters Valley Workshop won first place in the “clothing” category in the WEBS competition.  The jacket is in a design I call “Basically Beethoven” and is inspired by the opening measures of the Pathetique Sonata.  It’s an 8-shaft networked advancing twill in tencel.

Coastal Visions Exhibit at JCC


Coastal Visions exhibit case at JCCCoastal Visions – an exhibit of art quilts, weaving, embroidery, felting and silk painting
by members of Fiber Dimensions, Ginny Abrams, Arlene Fauvreau-Pysher, Mickey Irr,
Ruth Oatman, Karen Schueler, Barbara Tinsman, Erin Underwood.

Siegel Jewish Community Center, 101 Garden of Eden Road
Wilmington, DE          302-478-5660

January 5, 2014   to  February 26, 2014

Remembering Fran

Remembering Fran

Frances DeStafeno died at her residence on Aug. 13, 2013. We are saddened by her loss and fondly remember her warm, generous and creative spirit.  She will be deeply missed.


Delaware’s Sampler ID Days

Mary Roe Sampler, 1835
Sampler by Mary Roe of Frederica, Kent Cty., 1835. Courtesy of M. Finkel & Daughter.

The Sampler Archive Project presents Delaware’s Sampler ID Days

The Sampler Archive Project is funded by the Delaware Humanities Forum to locate, document, and photograph antique American samplers and related schoolgirl embroideries in Delaware’s public and private collections.
The public is invited to bring their antique American samplers and other schoolgirl embroideries to one of three Sampler ID Days where they will be registered, documented, and photographed.

June 8 
Delaware Historical Society, Wilmington
June 15
Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover
July 18
Lewes Historical Society, Lewes

Mary Orr Sampler, 1831
Mary Orr Sampler, 1831

Bring your antique samplers for identification & documentation.

Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Morning: Appointments only
Afternoon: Appointments and drop-­‐ins

NOTE: Due to the time it takes to document and photograph these wonderful historical objects, appointments are required for anyone bringing three or more samplers to a Sampler ID Day.

Appointment required if bringing 3 or more samplers

For appointments:
Phone: 1 (877) 909-2525

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Delaware Humanities ForumSampler Consortium

University of Delaware, National Endowment for the Humanities, University of Oregon College of Education