Ararat Art Gallery is renowned for its support of textile art and there are two great sounding exhibitions on now:
Members were stitching all manner of arty pieces this month at our ‘catch up’ session.
Some lovely felting from last month:
Shirley’s quilt for the ‘Alice in Threadland’ challenge at our upcoming exhibition:
At our exhibition we have a great gift shop. Here are some items our group have been making to sell for the Guild:
Some of our members attended a fun day with the Trolly Dolly’s:
And finally some fantastic etched metal books made by some of our members at a workshop with Jen Crossley
Our October meeting will be “Colouring Cloth”, watch out for the emails.
This post is looking back to our April & May workshops. We began and continued embellishing ATC cards based on the theme for our biannual exhibition: Alice in Threadland. Details for the exhibition can be found on the Embroiderers Guild website. (Photos to come).
At the May meeting one of our members, Shirley, showed her wonderful memorial book on her Great Uncle based on her research into his life and experiences in WW1. More info is in these articles here and here.
She also attended a workshop on the “Confetti Landscape” process.
After netting and stitching: