A Pageant of Pattern: Embroidery Expert Ann Strite-Kurz Discusses Innovative Styles of Geometric Patterns

Monday October 20, 2008: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

Ann Strite-Kurz' embroidery pattern designs are adapted from a rich heritage of historical ornament as opposed to traditional stitches. She specializes in innovative styles of geometric patterns and has published five books on different pattern styles. The latest one on Diaper Patterns was released in 2007. Ann will be displaying a number of her embroideries at this program. The event will include a booksigning with Ann’s embroidery books available for purchase. Cosponsored by the Ann Arbor Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America

Ann Strite-Kurz is a NAN certified teacher who has been an active designer and traveling teacher for twenty-six years. She earned a Master Craftsman in Canvas from the Connecticut River Valley Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America in 1980 and she has written three group correspondence courses for the Guild.