When I managed to pries myself away from looking at quilts I took a few snaps of yarns and fibers that caught my eye. Some of the photos do not do justice to the colours and textures but hopefully give an indication of the standard of the artists and crafty people who were exhibiting.
Prudence Mapstone's creations of
Have no idea, but, this seems a good way for knitters to get rid of their left over bits of wool...These pieces were stunning and had so much texture and detail...great patchwork look...could do that in fabric...oops a thought !!
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I spotted a couple of shops which make and sell patterns for knitted or woolly toys and dolls ...
Last but not least...the revival of knitting machines....yes , not just to make skirts and tops but also wall hangings. This one is called 'Autumn' and was created by Angela McGregor who is a member of the Machine Knitters Association of Victoria.
There are quite a few knitting machine clubs around the country...one just 10 minutes away from here...mmm... now that's a thought ... and funny that mum actually mentioned where her knitting machine was and that she has not had the chance to use it for a few decades....will have to sign her up!!...might get her to knit up a few squares for a woolly quilt... thoughts that are never ending...stop NOW and GO AND SEW SOMETHING!!!