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EXTENDED! Irene Sutton Fiber Art Show submissions accepted through September 29.

Classes & Events

Call to Artists! Deadline Extended!

6th Annual Irene Sutton Fiber Art Exhibition
Theme for 2018 is “Illuminate Women”

Get your creative juices flowing! Pick your favorite fiber medium or mix it up! Create a tribute to a special woman in your life, quilt a self portrait, honor women of the world, or whatever speaks to your feminine side. Pieces can be 2 or 3 dimensional and between 5 – 12 inches in any direction.  Illuminate women who inspire you. Submissions accepted September 1 – 29. Exhibition October 2-31, 2018

Silk Road Textiles hosts the Irene Sutton Fiber Art Exhibit in honor of Terry’s mom, Irene Sutton Owen, an avid sewer, fiber artist and fiber arts teacher for over 65 years. Click here for more information and submission form.


International Fair Trade Sale

Join Silk Road Textiles at the International Fair Trade Sale and make a difference while shopping for unique, international gifts. The sale features a diverse group of local vendors who represent non-profit fair trade and direct trade organizations throughout the developing world. Fair trade empowers people through fair wages, education, and a healthy work environment. As an added bonus, 10% of all proceeds benefit El Hogar Projects, an orphanage in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Fri. 9/28 4-8PM AND Sat. 9/29 10AM – 3PM
Church of the Redeemer, Hyde Park, 2944 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208


Vintage Ephemera & Pattern Bazaar

Van Gogh is coming to Cincinnati! Help fund his fare at the Vintage Ephemera & Pattern Bazaar! Shop for vintage buttons, patterns, books, embroidery, and other treasures. Proceeds will be used to help offset the cost of bringing the Cherrywood Fabrics Van Gogh Traveling Quilt Exhibits to The Barn in Mariemont in December.

Sat. 10/6 11AM – 4PM


Cincy Love Quilt Contest

Stitch up a “Cincy Love” quilt using all 12 of our previous row by row blocks plus this year’s row! Bring it in by January 31, 2019, for a photo and to be entered to win a $100 Silk Road Textiles Gift Certificate. Drawing will be held the first week of February 2019.


Stitching Social!

KnitNight

Join the fun! Make new friends! Pick up your favorite fiber supplies at Silk Road Textiles and knit, stitch, & work on your current projects. “Show & Tell” abounds. Share your creative process, your newest tip, latest pattern or favorite designer. Show off a new technique to praise and accolades. Please leave your problems, personal dilemmas, and politics at the door. Relax from the cares of the world and immerse yourself in shared creativity & positive energy.
All stitchers welcome!

Weekly Stitch Night: Every Thursday, 6-8PM
Silk Road Textiles is open “late” every Thursday night. Our resident experts are in the house from 6-8PM. Bring an idea – bring a project – bring a question – bring yourself! One knitter said, ” It was so nice to sit, chat and knit. Very relaxing. I may have to come in every week!” – Please do, all hand-stitchers are welcome.

Fabulous Fiber Friday: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday of the Month, 10:15AM – 12PM
Upcoming Dates: 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30
Join us for a relaxing morning of stitching. All types of hand stitching are welcome–knitting, crocheting, hand sewing, embroidery, or…. Hope to see you here!

Sip & Stitch: Every Last Tuesday of the Month, 6-8:30PM
Upcoming Dates:  9/25, 10/30, 11/27

Join Silk Road Textiles for our monthly Sip & Stitch! A great time to hang out with other folks who stitch in any number of ways. Bring your favorite beverage and any type of stitchery project you’d like to work on. Inspire others and be inspired in a friendly environment.

Remember, grab your latest project from Silk Road Textiles and join the fun!

Million Pillowcase Challenge Sewathon

Join us on Monday, September 17, anytime from 1-7PM, to sew pillowcases for the Million Pillowcase Challenge. All pillowcases will be donated locally to hospitals, shelters, or other places where people can use a smile. Stop by or call the shop at 513-541-3700 to register. Registration fee of $5 includes one pillowcase kit. Additional kits will be available for purchase during the sewathon. We will have a couple of patterns available for you to use.


Coates & Co. Fiber Yarn Tasting

Stop in during the September Sip & Stitch to learn a little more about local yarn and fiber and meet the designer of Coates & Co. Fiber, Emma Coates. She will introduce us to her process of turning raw fiber into store-ready yarn. Bring a drink or snack along with your current work-in-progress and “taste” some local, natural yarns–alpaca, wool, and angora!


St. Nick Doll Workshop with Charlie Patricolo, Dollmaker

We are excited to welcome renowned dollmaker and national teacher, Charlie Patricolo, back to Silk Road Textiles in October 2018, to teach a four day St. Nick Cloth Doll Workshop! Students will create a seated St. Nick cloth doll (chair not included).

Charlie teaches in the mountains of western North Carolina at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown as well as many other locations. Check out Charlie’s Facebook page for more examples of her work. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn dollmaking or expand your dollmaking skills with Charlie’s in depth workshop!

 

Class Dates: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, AND Sunday, October 18, 19, 20, AND 21, 2018.
Call us at 513-541-3700 or stop in to register!
Find more information in class descriptions.


New Products Arriving Daily

Fun Katy Tanis prints from Blend Fabrics. Pandas ready for your next quilt!

Nuble and Nuble Paints by Araucania. This hand painted, fingering weight wool silk blend is perfect for shawls. Simply luscious!

 


Sign Up for SRT 6-Pack Sampler Program!

Looking for an inspirational treat?  Look no further than our signature “6-Pack Sampler” club!  Each month participating customers will receive a collection of 6 pieces of fabric and a spool of matching Presencia thread. Each pack will have its own theme sure to delight you.  This program makes a terrific gift for the fiber enthusiast! In the words of a happy recipient, “I applaud my daughter and husband and my son for signing me up for this monthly surprise.”

Enroll at any time. Learn more here.


Create Your Wish List! SRT Gift Registry.

Let us help you create your personal Wish List. It’s easy! Select your SRT favorites, we enter the items in our gift registry and keep the list on file for you. When friends and family ask what’s on your list, send them to us! We’ll give them your list and help them find your selections. Join our gift registry at any time for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations or any occasion to pamper your creative spirit.