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Wednesday Morning Workshop. 29 March: Quilting

Quilting is a decorative needlework technique, which involves sewing two or more layers of cloth together to create a thicker, often decorative form. There are many types of quilting, including flat quilting (two layers) and textured quilting, such as trapunto, piped quilting and of course the famous bed quilts that combine patchwork, applique and quilting techniques. As usual with the Wednesday morning workshops, the theoretical and visual will be combined with the practical.

The workshop will include a lecture describing the general history of quilting and the main types, while on display will be examples from Europe, America, as well as Iran and India. The workshop will include basic level sewing and pattern techniques based on flat level forms (kantha) from India, and three layer forms (with wadding) from the West. The workshop will be given by Lies van de Wege, one of the TRC staff. Please register well in advance.

Date: 29 March 2017. Time: 10.00-13.00 hrs. Address: TRC, Hogewoerd 164, Leiden. Registration:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Costs: 25 euro. Language: Dutch. 

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Hogewoerd 164, 2311 HW Leiden. Tel. +31 (0)71 5134144 / +31 (0)6 28830428   info@trc-leiden.nl

Opening times: Monday to Thursday: 10.00-16.00 hrs, other days by appointment.

Bank account number: NL39 INGB 0002 9823 59

Gallery exhibition, 3 April - 29 June: From Kaftan to Kippa

Entrance is free, but donations are always welcome !

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Financial gifts

The TRC is dependent on project support and individual donations. All of our work is being carried out by volunteers. To support the TRC activities, we therefore welcome your financial assistance: donations can be transferred to bank account number NL39 INGB 000 298 2359, in the name of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden. Since the TRC is officially recognised as a non-profit making cultural institution (ANBI), donations are tax deductible for 125% for individuals, and 150% for commercial companies. For more information, click here
 
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