Sewing Serenity: Quilters Unite for a Tropical Retreat at Sea

June 12, 2024

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This week’s Stitch Please podcast is a can’t-miss episode for any quilter. Lisa chats with quilting superstars Gyleen X. Fitzgerald, Latifah Saafir, and Geraldine Wilkins, about the incredible Tropical Quilting Retreat at Sea. Dive into the details of the upcoming retreat, with workshops, fabric fun, port stops, and more. They dish out tips and highlight why this event is a must for quilters looking for a unique, inspiring experience. If you’re a quilter, this episode is for you.



Lisa Woolfork is an associate professor of English specializing in African American literature and culture. Her teaching and research explore Black women writers, Black identity, trauma theory, and American slavery. She is the founder of Black Women Stitch, the sewing group where Black lives matter. She is also the host/producer of Stitch Please, a weekly audio podcast that centers on Black women, girls, and femmes in sewing. In the summer of 2017, she actively resisted the white supremacist marches in her community, Charlottesville, Virginia. The city became a symbol of lethal resurging white supremacist violence. She remains active in a variety of university and community initiatives, including the Community Engaged Scholars program. She believes in the power of creative liberation.

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