Home Join Us!
Member Login
Join Us! Home

Pushing the Boundaries

We’re a quilting group that plays with ideas to help us move a little beyond our standard comfort zone. Every two months a member issues a challenge for us all and it’s wonderful to see how varied the interpretations are.

Currently Annette Cleary has issued a ‘Colours of Australia’ challenge (results to be brought to our meeting on Monday October 27).

Pushing the Boundaries Challenge or download a copy.

August-September 2019: Annette Clarey

COLOURS OF AUSTRALIA

  • An exercise in colour play!
  • Select an Australian landscape picture that appeals to you. (The picture could be a scenic view, but it could also be a more focussed picture of a single element of the landscape).
  • Analyse the colours it contains (I suggest you pick only 4 – 5 major colours) and the proportion of each colour in the picture.
  • Create a piece that reflects the feel of the picture, using the colours and proportions you have identified.
  • The only restriction in size or type of piece is that you cannot attempt to directly replicate the picture.
  • Bring your piece (and the original picture that inspired you) to our meeting at Embroidery House on Monday October 7, at 10.00am.

 

 

Learn, create,
stitch, make friends

Beginners welcome.

Find out more