Plum Bottom invites you to meet quilling artist Heather Allard Saturday, December 9th from 11 am – 1 pm. They are continuing their month of artist demos with this unique and ancient art form. Come out and have a cup of Door County Coffee, cookies, and see artists at work!
Although forms of quilling can be traced back to ancient Egypt, quilling as many recognize became popular with Monk and Nuns in the 16th and 17th centuries. They utilized the trimmed edges of books to create detailed masterpieces. It was popular again in the Georgian and regency periods as an activity for upper class ladies looking for creative outlets.
Allard continues this ancient art bringing it into into the present with bold colors and modern inspirations. From whimsical hearts and fields of flowers to dramatic fall leaves and bold color blocks, there is sure to be a piece to fit your taste.
Come to see everything Plum Bottom has to offer this holiday season and experience art, finely crafted. Plum Bottom Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. Located 15 minutes north of Sturgeon Bay or 5 minutes south of Egg Harbor on Scenic Hwy 42, then east on Plum Bottom Road (1 mile) to 4999 Plum Bottom Rd. Look for the yellow flags!
Check out the latest from Plum Bottom at PlumBottomGallery.com.