Category Archives: Stitching

Deadlines and Sneak Peaks

The end of June was the first MELD deadline (no pressure) just a more formal show and tell of our works completed and in progress for the exhibition. It was a chance to see the whole body of work and … Continue reading

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With our exhibition title Hidden Revealed Transformed now announced, I’m feeling the pressure to convey its relationship to what I’m doing….. I’m a member of another group called Designing Women.  DW has an exhibition this year also.  One of its … Continue reading

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Retreat – to withdraw or retire from… We withdrew from the day to day routine of work, meetings, school runs, child minding etc to work on our exhibition without distraction for a week in the lovely beach town of Busselton. … Continue reading

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MELD Retreat

Yay!  We have begun 2014 with a definite date for a stitching and design retreat.  In March we’ll spend 5 precious days in Busselton. We are delighted that the chosen gallery wants us; it’s now just a matter of negotiating … Continue reading

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Progress undocumented until now

MELD has not posted for more than two months but that’s not because we haven’t been doing things! We’ve had quite a few what we call “working days” where we gather to quarantine time to sew and/or design free from … Continue reading

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MELD Progress

We had a consolidating day today.    We’re on track for an exhibition in late October and early November. in 2014. Every one of us is planning our work and is confident of meeting deadlines… It was a bit distracting … Continue reading

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Pop Series

I have made a series of 30 x 30cm canvasses called “Pop”. The first two were exhibited at the Perth College art exhibition in March. These four were commissioned from the exhibition and complete the series. I am often asked … Continue reading

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