A juried art quilt exhibition
featuring repurposed fabrics
Monday, May 18, 2009
Tree Stories I Ruth Lane, Kalispell, Montana Tree Stories I is based on tree rings, learning about the life of a tree and what is gained from being present in life and listening to nature. Techniques include machine needle felted background, “pine lichen”, lace from machine stitched dissolvable fabric, free motion embroidery, hand embroidery and machine stitching. “Salvaged” items include a recycled sweater as well as layers of tulle. These were free motion embroidered and burned to reveal layers. $195
Tree Stories II Ruth Lane, Kalispell, Montana Tree Stories II is based on tree rings. The photos are of tree stumps in the woods around my house. There are so many stories, if we only listen. Techniques include needle felted background, free motion embroidery, machined cords, hand couching, digital images on silk and machine stitching. “Salvaged” items in this piece include a recycled sweater as well as layers of repurposed tulle. These were free motion embroidered and burned to reveal layers. $150
January 6, 2009 Entry Deadline January 27, 2009 Notification of participants February 27, 2009 Receive by date for accepted artwork March 11 - 14, 2009 Salvaged Threads Show Debut - Big Sky Quilt Retreat, Billings, MT March 25 - April 25, 2009 Toucan Gallery Toucan Artist Reception - April 3, 2009 May 5, 2009 All entries posted on Blog Gallery available for purchase through Paypal July 17, 2009 Unsold art returned to artists
Entry Requirements: 1. Maximum size 11.5 x 14.5 x 1" (must fit inside a Tyvek USPS mailer) Minimum size 8x8" 2. Must include salvaged or repurposed fabric or materials somewhere on quilt.