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Lounge | The Space Between: Jeanne Bieri 

When: Wed., May 23, 12-5 p.m. and Sat., July 7, 12-5 p.m. 2018
Phone: 313.831.1250
Price: Free
scarabclub.org/lounge-the-space-between
Four years ago, I stood before a Muslim Clerical Garment at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. I had been using WWII Army blankets and Army suture cotton (dated 1953) for over 20 years. My practice is hand-stitched and meditative, I love to mend the worn blankets. The Muslim chain stitch on the garment’s surface was another way to connect the Army Blankets and quilts. In the museum’s statement, every stitch was described as a meditation, a prayer. Row after row of peaceful practice. My art practice begins with the simple act of hand sewn mending, tedious and soothing, often

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