26 August 2014

Textiles Tuesday

Are you ready for your regular round up of textile news? Here are TWELVE links for you to explore. 

* See photos of the Australian quilts that will be on display at the Carrefour Européen du Patchwork/ European Patchwork Meeting in France next month.

* Classes for The Embroiderers' Guild NSW Summer School in January 2015 have been announced. 

* Did you know there is a Modern Quilt Guild in Tasmania? Yes, there is! Check out their Facebook page.

* Lindsay Conner provides her tips for pressing a finished quilt. 

* Are you a Dr Who fan? Here are crochet patterns for the Whovians in your life. 

* Congratulations to all the prize-winners at the Canberra Quilters' Show. You can see photos here. 

* How much does an author receive for a quilt book? Here's Sam Hunter's view.

* World Quilt Competition prize winners here. 

* Part two of a series of articles from TextileArtist.org on the best hand emroidery books. This article has an emphasis on practical use within modern textile and fibre art. 

* The second issue of the free Through Our Hands digital magazine is now out.

* On 31 August, Dianne Firth will be speaking at the National Library of Australia in Canberra on Layers by Design: Landscapes and Quilts.

* On 28 August, there is a talk in the Floor Talk Series on Mid Century Textiles - Then and Now. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne VIC.  

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