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Knitting Weekend Opening Night Reception, Designer Salon & Trunk Show
Old Slater Mill
Pawtucket, RI
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Knitting Weekend Opening Night Reception, Designer Salon & Trunk Show
*** PLEASE NOTE:  This BPT link purchases an A La Carte ticket for ONLY the FRIDAY EVENING OPENING CELEBRATION AND EVENTS, ON JANUARY 19, 2018, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. ***


Trad Arts Studio @ Slater Mill
2018 Slater Mill KNITTING WEEKEND & Fiber Market
January 19, 20 & 21, 2018


January 19, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

-- Opening Wine & Cheese Reception --  
Mingle, meet, and network with other fiber art practitioners and our Knitting Weekend participating artists. Begins 6:30 p.m.

-- Knitwear Trunk Show --
Participating Knitting Weekend teaching artists and designers, and the Berroco Design Team, will exhibit finished and published works at this annual trunk show.

-- Designer Salon --
"A Single Strand Comes Full Circle,"
A talk by Margery Winter. Begins at 7:30 p.m.; ends at 8:15.

In the artist's words: Being an artist and holding a family together while navigating a commercial world caused me to take unexpected detours. These divergences were rich with imagery, materials and inspiration. Though I was paid for my vision, style, editorial focus, creativity and trend spotting skills, my hands were never idle.  I now spend my days in my studio using the skills and materials that I have mastered over the past four decades of a commercial career in the handknitting yarn industry. The present is arguably the most fulfilling chapter of my life so far.  It seems that art, textiles, fibers and fashion are converging on many levels.

I have a fascination with the disrupted urban landscape, a heritage of textile manufacturing and the preservation of iconic mill buildings along with the random chaos of the human presence. My daily walks through this landscape inspire me to create my pieces.  Right now my preferred mediums are yarn, human and synthetic hair, paint, markers, needle and thread. By combining techniques of garment construction - knitting, sewing, felting, embroidery along with drawing and painting, I create pieces that command the viewer to relate on a visual and visceral level. The silencing, warmth of felted wool draws the viewer in while the eye moves through a myriad of facets following  the composition of line, form and rhythm telling my story of a journey of a single strand.

- Fiber Art Exhibition
Preview the weekend exhibition, featuring works of contemporary textile art by Margery Winter & Suzi Ballenger.


1. FULL Weekend Registration
   ** EARLY BIRD RATE (ONLY UNTIL 11/24/2017) $179.00 **
   Regular Rate (after 11/24/2017) $189.00
   Includes Friday evening events, Luncheon with the Artists, two classes, and a Berroco Gift Bag.

2. PARTIAL Weekend Registration
   Includes Friday evening events, one class, and a Berroco Gift Bag

3. A LA CARTE Registration

   a. Friday Evening Opening Events,
       Cocktail reception, Designer Salon, Knitwear Trunk Show and Fiber Art Exhibition preview
       Friday 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. / $15.00

  b. Luncheon with the Artists - a catered luncheon and round-table with Knitting Weekend artists, and other regional fiber and textile artists. Live Jazz by the Steve DeConti Trio.
       Saturday 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. / $47.00 (incl. tax & gratuity)

  c. Saturday Class with mid-morning hospitality
       8:30 to 11:50 a.m. / $79.00

  c. Sunday Class with mid-morning hospitality
       8:30 to 11:50 a.m. / $79.00

**** PLEASE READ ****

By purchasing a ticket on BPT, I indicate that I have read, understand, and agree to the "CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY" as follows: If I cancel my registration on or before January 5, 2018, I will receive a refund of 80% of registration fees I have paid. If I cancel my registration between January 6 and January 13, 2018, I will receive a 50% refund of fees I have paid. If I cancel after January 13, 2018, or I am a "no show" for the events or classes, I will receive no refund (zero percent) of the fees I have paid.

**** THANK YOU! ****


Old Slater Mill (View)
67 Roosevelt Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
United States


Arts > Fashion

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Old Slater Mill Association
On BPT Since: Jul 16, 2012
Old Slater Mill Association

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