Several regional SAQA members will be participating in Innovations in Textiles 8. Judy Coates Perez will be giving two workshops and a lecture September 17 - 20. Check out her blog for more details at "Painted Threads". Innovation in Textiles is a biennial collaborative event in St. Louis, MO that investigates the state of contemporary textile arts. Clairan Ferrono, Kathy Weaver, and Trish Williams will also be participating by exhibiting in "Made by Hand" a regional juried exhibition sponsored by the St. Louis Chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art and the exhibit will be at Crossroads Art Studio and Gallery, 501 N. Kingshigway, St. Charles MO from Sept 8 - October 8, 2009. For more information check out the WCA-STL blog.