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More Timor Yarns

Recently  I published a picture of small balls of cotton which had been dyed with plant material in a village in the north of West Timor. Here it is again: Yesterday I used a WAFTA studio day at Craft House, … Continue reading

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Leafy Birth Notice

I wanted my leaves to be a metaphor for people.  However, they mistook themselves for rabbits and are now the proud parents of three offspring. The first (above) is a boy (he’s crocheted).  He is a real chip off the … Continue reading

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Going Live!

Well, we’ve had our opening and it went well.  No need to duplicate here as it’s all on http://www.meldarts.com.au. Our work is on show right now.  Until Saturday 1 November. We are (or at least, I am) pleasantly surprised at … Continue reading

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New rust series

I’ve nearly finished four small pieces which will be wrapped around 30cm canvases for hanging in the MELD exhibition (Hidden Revealed Transformed see http://meldarts.wordpress.com) Can’t show them here because they’ll need to be kept unpublished but here’s a detail….

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Displacement activity

My last post was headed “Panic sets in”.  So did you  think that this next post would be a focussed presentation of a work for the MELD exhibition? How naive! I’m a member of a Perth-based group called Designing Women. … Continue reading

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Another cushion

While I was on a roll, I took a framed embroidery by my mother apart.  The embroidered birds on linen cried out for a new life. So I made another  cushion!!

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Cushions

My mother was unhappy with the standard of her piece of Jacobean embroidery so I took it from its inevitable demise into the bin.  Using fabric left over from my curtains (my curtain maker, Metro Curtains in Morley,   knows … Continue reading

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