The eagerly anticipated unveiling of one of our completed Evolution Chinese Whispers (Evolution 2). One of our Evolution challenges. Evolution 2 was being simultaneously run alongside # 1 and has taken nearly 12 months to complete! Beginning with a secretly … Continue reading
We displayed our challenge quilts at the 2013 Brisbane Quilt and Craft fair, to great reception! Our challenge involved doing an art quilt based on Henry Kendall’s poem Bellbirds. Here are a few pics of the show… The quilts will … Continue reading
This is the collection photo updated via photoshop to include Kay Haerland’s sinchies.
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Tagged art, challenge, colour, colour challenge, Exhibition, Kay Haerland, Reddy Arts, Sinchies, textile art
Our September meeting saw most of us bring in our Bell Bird Quilts ready for The Queensland Quilt Exhibition this October 2013 at the Brisbane Exhibition Centre, so it was a good opportunity to see how they might look together … Continue reading
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Tagged art quilt, bell bird, Brenda Wood, challenge, Free Motion Quilting, Inktense Pencils, Sue Duffy, textile art
Brenda did 2 sets of 3 works for the exhibition, entitled Oceania and Oceania Too! She has a love of the ocean and most anything blue and wet. Brenda’s artist statement- Oceania “These 3 pieces relate in context but not … Continue reading
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Sue Duffy took on a topic that was near and dear to her heart! The family bach (Kiwi holiday house!) Sue’s grandfather built the house and over the years it grew and changed and morphed, with the family and extended family’s requirements and whimseys, like the exotic swirls that cover most of the buildings, painted by Sues sister. It still stands today and is still in the family’s possession. Sue’s pieces were a recreation of the bach in 1:12 scale, a version of the same bach, unfolded in a smaller scale and 4 wonderful wall hangings that encapsulated the beach view from the bach’s front.
She goes into more detail on her blog http://ratherbequilting.wordpress.com/
Tagged Bach, beach, city art gallery, Environment, Holiday home, Kiwi, Sue Duffy, textile art, textile house, textile scenery, view
Donna produced 2 sets of work for our 3 Piece Suite Exhibition. Donna speciality at present is Felting, in her characteristic lively way her pieces are bright and enthusiastic and were well received by Children, gallery staff and onlookers alike. … Continue reading
Judith is our distance member having moved from Brisbane to Tasmania. Her 2 sets of work are entitled – EARTH IS ALL THAT MATTERS & NOT ALL IS BLACK Earth is all that matters. “The garment is a 3/4 length vest … Continue reading
LAKE EYRE Susan’s work involved 2 wall hangings and 1 3d piece. She used Lutrador and intricate cuttings. Susan runs an online Textile Art Supply http://www.essentialtextileart.com/ ESSENTIAL TEXTILE ART
THE ENVIRONMENT Helen’s work contained two wall hangings and a moss garden with fungi and toadstools as her 3D piece. “While researching ideas for this exhibition I have realised how much of the rain forest is disappearing each year in … Continue reading