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October 2012 Featured Artist – Christine Barnes – Quilter

October 2012 Featured Artist - Christine Barnes - Quilter

Christine Barnes

The Main Street Gallery will feature quilts by Christine Barnes, a renowned quilter, author, designer, and teacher in love with color, design and writing.

Barnes earned bachelor degrees in design and journalism, which resulted in a book-writing career with Sunset Magazine featuring articles in home decorating, soft furnishings, and home remodeling. In between book projects, Barnes pursued her first passion: color and textiles. Her work has appeared in such books as Threads, American Patchwork & Quilting, McCall’s Quilting, American Quilter, and Fabrications, a British quilting magazine.

Barnes’ other pursuits revolve around her home resulting in articles that appeared in Sunset books titled “Reinvent Your Kitchen,” “Before & After Bathrooms,” and “Faux and Decorative Painting”.

Elegant circles quilt - Christine Barnes

Barnes lives and quilts in Grass Valley. To see more of her quilts, wearable art, and patterns go to christinebarnes.com.

Be sure to visit the Trinity Gallery all-new exhibit of work by our members. The drawing of the raffle tickets purchased last quarter will be held Saturday, October 6 during the Art Cruise.

Main Street Gallery
490 Main Street, P.O. Box 421,
Weaverville, California 96093

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

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