Sat Jul 27, 10:00 AM - Sat Jul 27, 12:00 PM
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1195 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953

Community: Merritt Island

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Judy Schwab will demonstrate how thin copper sheets can be used as a textile by cutting, embossing, weaving and more. Attendees will then have an opportunity to play with copper.

Event Details

The Space Coast Weavers & Fiber Artists will meet at 10 am on Saturday , July 27, at the Merritt Island Public Library, 1195 N. Courtenay Parkway. Following a short meeting and member Show & Tell,  Judith Schwab will present a workshop on “Copper as Textile.” 

Judy will demonstrate how thin copper sheets can be used as a textile by cutting, embossing, weaving and more. Attendees will then have an opportunity to play with copper.

Judy Schwab began studying jewelry making and metal smithing in the early' 70’s. Gradually she used thinner and thinner metal until she was able to use it as a textile - weaving strips, sewing parts together, and sometimes combining it with paper, fabric, paint, rope, yarn. Her mixed media work has been in shows and galleries from Florida to New York and she has won a variety of awards. You can view her work and writings at www.judyschwab.com
 
The meeting is free and open to the public. There is a $5 fee for workshop supplies. Students should bring scissors, white glue,and a thick magazine or pad of paper to use as a work surface. 

Since 1983 SCW&FA has been Brevard’s go to guild for fiber arts: spinning, weaving, basketry, rug hooking,and more.  The guild helps fiber artists, beginning or advanced, learn through workshops and the informal exchange of ideas. They also work to educate the public about the fiber arts. For more information call Jeanie McCormack at 321-266-1610. 

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