Tara Glastonbury

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Designer, maker, textile artist
Founding member @tenfoldtextilecollective


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Deciding which colour to quilt with... I’m thinking the peach... Or maybe the jade... What would you choose?
(it’s really just procrastinating from sewing the last row)
#quiltinprogress #modernquilt #bauhausinspired #stitchandyarnquilts #stripweavequilt #choosingcolours #aurifilthread #upcycledshirts #benitaquilt
This is another mural by @eltonogram who did the alphabet back in my first Warsaw mural post. This one, Zlota 73, was done on a pre-WWll building. They’re kind of special since the whole city was basically flattened in 1944.
#warsawstreetart #stitchandyarn_warsaw #tbthursday
Trying to get my mojo back...
Only two more panels to add and this top will be done.
It’s an appropriate time to be finishing this off with the Anni Albers exhibition opening at the Tate Modern. While it’s based on my Strip Weave pattern (and I’ll be adding a pattern sheet with all the details) this particular version was inspired by a weave design by Bauhaus artist Benita Koch-Otte from 1925.
#quiltinprogress #modernquilt #bauhausinspired #stitchandyarnquilts #stripweavequilt #upcycledshirts #benitaquilt
View fom the balcony just now.
#sunset_today #colourinthehood #melbmoment #melbournelife
I’ve been all over the shop this week Melbourne > Sydney > Wagga > Melbourne, so not much sewing (or posting) going on.
This work was commissioned to commemorate the Warsaw Uprising - something I really knew nothing about before I went to Poland. It was the largest military effort undertaken by any European resistance movement during WWII. Its failure resulted in the complete destruction of the city in retaliation.
#warsawstreetart #stitchandyarn_warsaw #tbthursday
Second pair of these PJ pants made. This time upcycled from a second-hand flannel sheet and tie waist instead of elastic.
#memadewardrobe #handmadewardrobe #sewyourownclothes
‘Playground‘ by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic.
When I was riding around looking for these I only put coordinates on the map so wasn’t sure what I’d find when I got there. I was cycling around the backstreets and about to give up on the location when I looked over my shoulder and found this.
#warsawstreetart #stitchandyarn_warsaw #tbthursday
Yeah, so I know I said I had three quilts I wanted to finish... doesn’t stop me experimenting with new ideas in between 😜
#upcycledshirts #upcycledclothing #quiltinprogress
Stitching, stitching, stitching... I have three more quilts I’d like done before year’s end. One is a little way into quilting and two tops are near done. We’ll just see what other things life has in store before getting too cocky about completion me thinks.
Detail from ‘Remember the River’ by ALLISON WITHERS.
While I may not have managed to enter Australia Wide 6 from @ozquiltnetwork, I did manage to go and check it out while it was showing in Sydney.
I’ve put some more of the works I saw up on my Facebook page (link in profile), but they’re even better in real life with 39 works to see in total.
Details of where you can catch these pieces (touring until 2020) are on the Oz Quilt Network website.
Please tag here or on Facebook if you know the maker’s handle. I tried searching without much luck.
#artquilt #australiawidesix #ozquiltnetwork @gallery76_queenst
Back to our regular scheduled programming... This piece is by @aqualoopa, aka Igor Cholda (a Polish artist, philosopher and musician) depicting life in the district of Wola.
#streetartwarsaw #tbthursday #stitchandyarn_warsaw
Popped in to see The Intuitive Thread last week @jpfsydney. What a delight that little exhibition is. Four emerging textile artists from Japan who are re-interpreting traditional techniques. This pic shows detail of coats by Chiho Sasaki.
#indigo #borojacket @vintagecustoman #sasakiyohinten #handstitched