Fibre Arts New Zealand – Whanganui

After some exciting travels in New Zealand it was time to teach at Whanganui at Easter time. They were a friendly, lively bunch of people and once again I worked with a very hard working and imaginative group. We had plenty of time to discuss and share ideas which was a bonus.

It was an opportunity to develop ideas for future work – work in progress.

Whanganui Mary's class 20140424 0714 RS

The workshop was based on the same theme as Ballarat – Constructing a fabric: making connections – but our ideas developed in entirely different ways.

Creating a series:

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Traditional pulled work techniques inspired some work.

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and a detail……

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Others developed ideas inspired by the African connection.

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About Mary Sleigh

Textile artist, tutor and author - passionate about fabrics, stitching and helping others to develop ideas.
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