Sunday, November 27, 2011

Congratulations Susan Stein on Spun Gold Award

Congratulations to Spun Gold Award Recipient: Susan Stein

Every year Textile Center has the privilege of awarding members of our textile community the Spun Gold Award for a lifetime of dedication to the textile arts. Spun Gold Awardees are selected based on years of experience, innovation, contribution to the greater community, recognition by peers, preeminence and excellence in the field. This year (2011) we are pleased to announce the award goes to Diane Fitzgerald and Susan Stein.

Susan Stein started quilting in 1977; has been president and show chairman for Minnesota Quilters; has written five books and contributed to numerous others; was Minnesota Quilter of the Year in 2003; has taught many classes locally and out of state; has made hundreds of quilts, wall hangings, and garments for publication, store samples, public buildings, and personal use. She co-owned a quilt shop from 1980-85 and owned Colorful Quilts and Textiles from 1995-2009. Susan was a former regional representative for SAQA - Minnesota region. Currently her interests are mixed media art quilts and all kinds of surface design.

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