Friday, March 29, 2013

Australasian Quilt Convention 2013 Preview

All 144 quilts from the Colourplay Series will be on display at the Australasian Quilt Convention (18-21 April) and Brenda and/or Kirsty will be presenting a daily floor talk at 1.30pm. All welcome!

Download the AQC Preview Magazine (9MB PDF) for more information about the attractions at this year's event.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Brenda @ AQS Quilt Week: Paducah (24-27 April)

AQS QuiltWeek™  in Paducah, Kentucky, USA is coming up next month from 24-27 April 2013. On Wednesday, 24 April (12-1pm), Brenda will be presenting a lecture Adventures & Inspiration from An International Art Quilt Challenge. She will be sharing insights and images along with a selection of quilts "in the real".

Brenda Gael SmithAlso Brenda will be presenting informal floor talks for the Beneath the Southern Sky exhibition and teaching the following classes:
Pre-registrations close this week. By all accounts, Paducah has a festive atmosphere throughout Quilt Week.  Brenda looks forward catching up with some of her US friends and making lots of new friends too!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Beneath the Southern Sky US Debut

Beneath the Southern Sky is a travelling exhibition of 30 textile works curated by Brenda.  The exhibition includes Helen's African inspired work The Things We Carry.  The exhibition opens today at AQS QuiltWeek™  in Lancaster, Pennyslvania, USA and continues until Saturday, 16 March. Neither of us can be there in person.  We would love to hear reports if you get to see the exhibition!

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Another kind of Colourplay

I'm looking forward to presenting a Colourplay floortalk at the Stitches & Craft Show in Sydney tomorrow, Sunday 10 March at 12 noon. I made some cupcakes to take along. Have you ever tried to make chartreuse frosting?!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Colourplay @ Stitches & Craft Show, Sydney

It started with a blank black wall...
Two or three hours later, it looked like this. You can see for yourself when the Stitches & Craft Show opens at Rosehill tomorrow, Thursday 7 March at 10am. Brenda will be presenting a floor talk at 12 noon on Sunday, 10 March and you can purchase our book  Twelve by Twelve: The International Art Quilt Challenge  from Can Do Books  at Stand 52.