Monday, 1 October 2012

Show and tell 28th Sept 2012: textile art - the past is another country

Julia's handpainted shawl

Sandra's bodkin
Julia showed her hand painted scarf, a tiny measuring tape and some beautiful shoes. Mary P’s black mourning cape was heavily beaded; she also had thread winder, bone parasol needle case and bone needlework tools. Lyn displayed a Victorian embroidery hoop. Sandra had an old bodkin together with African cloth. Kate talked about her Victorian patchwork. Mary B’s spread out two beautifully worked table cloths and Jacqui had one too. Pat produced examples of work from India. 
Kate's Victorian patchwork
Mary B's table cloth

Jacqui's tablecloth - detail

Pat's shibori scarf from India