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After the button store, we got lost – well I did really, in some Passementerie stores. Lovely colours for cushion edges. We stopped for a cuppa which was well needed by this stage. If this wasn’t enough so far, then … Continue reading
I have taken long service leave from my teaching position this year. Much of the year I have travelled. I will feature over the next month some of the interesting and fun textiles related activities I have done. I am … Continue reading
After our visit to the leather accessories store, we walked through a Muslim quarter with a number of embroidered garments on display in shop windows and past through the fragrant local market to a local fabric store. I didn’t purchase … Continue reading
have spent a couple of days playing with ‘cabling’, thick threads on the bobbin with my machine. thought id post the samples up. the surfaced always feel so amazing to touch.
its been at least 2 years since I sat down at my favourite Bernina machine and started to embroider. so today, I finally started again and it was such fun. to get back into the groove, I began by stitching … Continue reading
There is a fabulous exhibition on at the NGV at the moment featuring the most amazing scale of freehand machine embroidery work I have seen. Contemporary Indonesian artist Eko Nugroho has produced massive embroideries of his cartoon like images and … Continue reading
I was invited to send some embroidery work to a group Textiles exhibition in Sydney at Lane Cove. THe exhibition aimed to present a small section of the variety of media and interpretation contemporary textiles is currently taking. some delightful … Continue reading