Monday, 30 August 2010

Textile Weekend in Palmy

Palmy has had a busy textiles weekend. Rose City Quilters had their 2-yearly show, we had a great Fabricabrac and the SIX show at Taylor Jensen.

Because I haven't been going to Rose City Quilters lots of the quilts were new to me and I really enjoyed the show. I loved this quilt made by Tricia Sanders. It didn't photograph all that well which is a shame. It was made with a waterfall of curtain fabrics, and other curtain fabric leftovers. The textures were very effective.


I bought some great bargains at Fabricabrac. Some lovely silks "just because" and some retro fabrics both for projects that are still just in my mind.

The SIX show at Taylor Jensen was fabulous. Six very talented textile artists each made thirty 6x12 inch quilts. These look stunning displayed in the gallery. This exhibit runs for a few weeks so I will be going back to have another look at this. If only every weekend could be like this.

I got very motivated by all these lovely things to look at and I come home and finished sewing a small top - a baby quilt for a colleague, which now needs quilting.

2 comments:

  1. Ha! we must have been following each other! A friend and I had a fab Sat, complete with luch out in George Street! I have yet to blog about it.

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