Monday 26 April 2010

Lecture by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn

Visiting UK contemporary embroiderers will lecture on "Pathways to Stitch". Jan and Jean will talk about how they develop their initial ideas and take these through to finished pieces of work.
Date & time: 2.30pm on 28 April 2010
Venue: Canberra Museum and Gallery, cnr London Circuit and Civic Square
Cost: $20 includes afternoon tea
Enquiries and bookings: 0427 625 145

Tuesday 20 April 2010

1000 Artisan Textiles

Congratulations to CQ member, Brenda Gael Smith who has two quilts featured in the new book 1000 Artisan Textiles that is due to be released in May 2010 and available for pre-order now:

1000 Artisan Textiles features artisan-made examples of quilts, wall hangings, linens, rugs, baskets, wearable art, home accessories, and fashion accessories; incorporating a number of techniques including felting, hand and machine embroidery, appliqué, dyeing and fabric painting, weaving, beading, and all types of surface decoration.

Other Australian textile artists featured in the book include: Elizabeth Armstrong, Gill Brooks, Heather Crossley, Ruth deVos, Sue Dennis, Penny Eamer, Jette Ford, Jody Pearl Lange, Carol McGill, Sharron Shalekoff, Tricia Smout, Svenja and Daniela Tommasi.