Category Archives: applique

2013 SDA Exhibition – Kathryn Clark

Foreclosure QuiltsThis is the intro members got before viewing Kathryn Clark’s work:“Clark’s life as an architect and urban planner influences her work as an artist. As the foreclosure crisis spiraled out of control, this exhibit took its form from foreclosure maps that marked the disintegration of neighborhoods in major U.S. cities.”Many of us had also […]

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Post Cards From Fundy – Research

Last post I was wondering which braid to put on the post card. Margaret sent me her opinion in that post’s comments and I have gone with what her suggestion.My research told me the heavier braid was right because the period covered by the post card was the industrial revolution when all sorts of textile related machines were invented. Many […]

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Post Cards From Fundy #4

The 4th post card is about the Bay of Fundy in the early 19th century.Everything ‘classical’ was all the rage.Here is the ‘stamp’ in progress. Many hours have been spent on the design of these post cards. I made mock-ups in paper (the inside of security envelopes) to check the range and distribution of values. I also use […]

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Red & Student Work

An up-dated image of Red. Working on the 3rd layer using finer yarns. More samples of student work – Self Applique using their own hand painted cloth.Garland Sarah KatiThere is much excitement in the college this week as students have their last lesson for the term. They are finishing assignments, projects and art works in preparation for the Christmas Show […]

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Sass Tetzlaff – JC 2011 Graduate

‘Domestic Bliss Series’ These are postcard images of another BA(Hons) Julia Caprara School of Textile Arts 2011 graduate – Sass Tetzlaff. Sass told me the images are taken directly from ‘pin-up girl’ posters. She thread painted the images by machine than appliqued them onto pieced backgrounds. The backgrounds are all used men’s shirts and she also incorporated men’s suits […]

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More Articulation work at CQA

I am posting images of the Articulation exhibition at CQA on 2 different blogs – mine and Articulation’s. Left – Ingrid’s “Night” is an abstract response to the city she has lived in for many years. There are lots of layers here: screen printing, applique, mark making by hand.Middle – Gloria’s work started as a […]

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