The Incredible Crazy

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Cindy Brick will give a lecture Oct. 26 at White Rock Baptist Church

By Special to the Monitor

The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild is hosting  Cindy Brick, from Castle Rock, Colo. at
7 p.m.  Oct. 26 at the White Rock Baptist Church.  She will present a lecture titled, “The Incredible Crazy.”  
Brick is a national lecturer and quilting teacher, quilt restorer, author and an expert on old quilts and quilt history, including crazy quilts. She is an American Quilter’s Society certified textile appraiser, a professional quilt judge and the author of six books, including the “Fabric Dating Kit.”
Brick’s “Crazy Quilts” is the first history based reference on crazy quilts since 1984 and includes a how-to section on making a crazy quilt from heirloom to lightning-fast.
In addition to her lecture, Brick will teach a workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27 at White Rock Baptist Church.
The title of her workshop is “Color, Fabric and Embellishments for Crazies.” Participants must sign up for the workshop.
Contact Jo Ann Painter at 490-3438 or jpainter@q.com to sign up for the workshop.
For more information on Brick, visit her Web site, http://cindybrick.com. Everyone is invited to her lecture.
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On Nov. 16, Los Alamos resident Judy Brownell will lead a demonstration called “Sweatshirt Magic.”
She will lead participants through the process of creating an embellished sweatshirt at the United Church of Los Alamos.
Brownell will take a plain sweatshirt, fabric scraps and thread to demonstrate the steps necessary to transform it into a real show piece.