Brian Haggard: A Creative Mind and the Power of Thread

Brian Haggard, a quilt artist, teacher, and lecturer extraordinaire is coming to Threads of Time in September to give a workshop, and we can’t wait!  You won’t want to either.

When we first met Brian and his partner, Kevin, a few weeks ago, we formed an instant friendship. Lots of great ideas and funny stories were exchanged in a delighted free-flow of conversation. Yesterday, we had the pleasure of visiting their absolutely stunning studio.  It was at that moment that I realized we were in the presence of genius. Pure creative genius.  Brian utilizes his eye for design, a fantastic color sense, unbelievable talent for stitching, and a mind that sees things in a new and different way to make incredible projects.  His first book, Crazy Quilted Memories, is filled with great techniques and multitudes of projects.  He’s got a new fabric line from Windham Fabrics coming in the fall, and a second book coming soon which I’ll be telling you about soon.

What a fantastic day! Brian’s use of photographs, buttons, and all kinds of embellishments bring his sewing projects — and his surroundings — to a higher level.  Visit Brian’s website at to learn more about him. Consider doing a workshop with him in his beautiful studio, pictured below.

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  1. Patricia Hoon says:

    What dates in September will Brian Haggard be at Threads of Time?

    • Brian will be doing a trunk show on the evening of September 4th, and then a two-day workshop on September 5th and 6th at Threads of Time. We’ll be posting more details in the next News Flash, but he is fun and creative, and his needlework is absolutely gorgeous! Call us at 1-866-431-9202 for details.

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