I attended the World of Threads Festival for the first time on the weekend. The exhibit is on until Nov. 27, 2016 with venues in Oakville, Ontario and Mississauga Ontario. If you have the opportunity to attend, I highly recommend it.
Three pieces by Eszter Bornemisza from left to right: No Home in the City; At Home in the City; Constructive Decentralization
Detail from No Home in the City by Eszter Bornemisza
This was an amazing display of 11,000 hand cast beeswax leaves. A stunning display!
Cleave…a Path in the Wilderness by Penelope Stewart
Detail of Cleave…a Path in the Wilderness by Penelope Stewart
This piece by Tammy Ratcliff of Guelph Ontario is made by printing an etched design on Washi. It’s then woven and hand stitched. It has a very Japanese minimal feel.
For Dreams of Hanging Gardens by Tammy Ratcliff
Detail of For Dreams of Hanging Gardens by Tammy Ratcliff
The free motion machine stitching on Marilyn Clarke’s piece adds so much detail that it looks as if you could step into the piece.
Autumn Branches Against Green Hill by Marilyn Clarke
Detail of Autumn Branches Against Green Hill by Marilyn Clarke
Completely created with thread and free motion quilting!
Secrets of the Caribbean 1 and 2 by Carla Fisher
Every where there were beautiful, and creative pieces. I’ll have more photos next week.