Anna Slawinska Poland, Warsaw

Poland, Warsaw

Anna Slawinska, Poland, a quilter and a teacher. A trained engineer. She was the owner of marketing agency before she retired. She is the owner of the first School of Patchwork in Poland. Her school was founded in 2013. She is also a member of Polish Patchwork Association. 

She has led over 150 quilt courses and trained over 350 students, some of them took part in 20 different trainings. She has been publishing newsletter for quilters for over three years. Over 500 people have subscribed to receive this unique newsletter. 

She has been quilting for over 35 years. She has taken part in seven individual and even more collective exhibitions at home and abroad. Her quilts took first place in quilting contents organized by Strima (2011) and Lucznik (2013). In August 2016 her quilt "Trifid Nebula" was exposed during the biggest quilting exhibition in Europe in Birmingham in the category of Fine Art Quilt Masters. Her favourite quilting trend is "artistic trend", and her favourite techniques are "confetti" and "stitch and slash". Using these techniques she is "painting" her quilts using fabrics. She likes to experiment with fabrics. She is also fascinated by recycling art. She has created her authors technique called "laciaki" ("patches"). This is her way of giving a new life to old clothes. 

She has been learning to paint since 2011. At first she has attended lessons in the Culture Center of Natolin, then at the University of the Third Age in Blonie. Her teacher is Anna Sobierajska. She has always liked to sew copies of paintings created by famous painters: Paul Klee, Mark Rothko, Ton Schulten and Jerzy Nowosielski. She has also started to sew her paintings hanging them into quilts.

Her website: http://www.annaslawinska.pl/

Anna Slawinska
Anna Slawinska
Anna Slawinska
Anna Slawinska
Anna Slawinska
08.06.2018

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