So a few weeks ago I went to Ireland, to see the family, and we one day during the week we went to the Museum of Country Life, as the Connacht Textile Crafters exhibition was on. It was really good, quite small, but there were a few really nice pieces that I think you might enjoy seeing. So I snapped a few pics.. here they are...
|Lesley Thomas, a machine quilted wall hanging. The colours are so christmassy.|
|Wendy Kelly 'Sunset over a bog in Achill'. Stitched on hessian using a variety of yarns.|
|Susan Basler 'Blossom'. The main materials are natural wool fleece, cotton, wool, metallic and some polyester threads. This had to be my favourite piece from the exhibition. I loved the colours, and how you can see through it.|
|Sheilah Peel 'Rock Vessel' "Mainly machine needle felted, using wool and silk fibres including embroidery threads. Wire was used to provide support." I thought this piece was quite interesting. I really like the textural qualities it has.|
Hope you enjoyed seeing these!
xox Niamh xox