Postcards From Provence
A Virtual Workshop with Jenni Smith & Kay Walsh
The Spirit of Hawaii
Explore the quilts of Hawaii–all from the comfort of home!
Our virtual trip to the tropical shores of Hawaii includes a look at the incredible tradition of appliqué, colorful fabrics, botanical inspiration, and the art of making kapa cloth. Enjoy six hours of inspiring content in Quiltfolk’s on-demand workshop The Spirit of Hawaii, filmed on location by our Adventure Team. Visit the royal palace, marvel at stunning quilts, and sew two uniquely designed projects as you soak up the history and textile traditions of these beautiful islands.
Purchase a single-workshop pass for The Spirit of Hawaii. Upon registration, you will be able to access all event details and resources on our exclusive Attendee Hub.
- A private tour of the Iolani Palace and its incredible quilts with docent Zita Cup Choy, including a historic Flag Quilt from the archive, the King’s birthday quilt, and the beloved quilt stitched by Queen Liliuokalani whilst imprisoned in the Palace for 8 months back in 1895.
- Learn the ancient art of kapa making, the traditional bark cloth of the islands, with master technician Dalani Tanahy and see an example of a kapa moa or quilt which people slept beneath pre-contact in the Honolulu Museum of Art.
- Enjoy a quilt-filled tour bursting with colour at the Honolulu Festival and meet Cissy Serrao of the Poakalani group who are integral in the preservation of Hawaiian quilting. Also meet members of the Hawaii Quilt Guild as they showcase their recent makes in the beautiful backdrop of Ala Moana Park.