Category Archives: Assignment 3: Creating shapes and three-dimensional forms

Assignment 3: A Reflective Commentary

It was very enjoyable going through all the exercises with fabrics.  Manipulating fabric is such a wide subject and I feel that, even though I did a lot of work, there is so much more to explore.  I have hardly … Continue reading

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Project 7 – For the love of sugar

Australian sugar production figures have been faithfully recorded each season since 1930 and they make interesting reading.  I have abbreviated my spreadsheet to show the figures for the year at the beginning of each decade but from 2000 I have … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Sugar – just sugar

I walked down the ‘cooking and baking’ aisle in my local supermarket to see how much shelf space was given to sugar, not products including sugar in their ingredients, just sugar itself. There are several brands available but the main … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Theme Book

Sugar Addiction For my theme I have chosen to look at sugar and the love we have of it, in fact the craving we have for it and the increasing amount we consume.  I will be exploring several angles and … Continue reading

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More Gelli Plate Printing

Yesterday I was determined to drag my husband away from his work.  Having our own business is wonderful but the lines between work and home can blur a little and handling some of the admin side of his job spills … Continue reading

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Gel printing workshop

Sydney Craft & Quilt Fair 16/6/2012 Yesterday I had an interesting and stimulating day at our annual craft fair at Sydney Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour.  Some weeks ago I prebooked a place for myself and a friend in a … Continue reading

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Project 6 – Research Point: Interviewing a craftsperson

Helen MacRitchie I’ve known Helen for several years now and admire her greatly. Having a slightly warped sense of life, and an active imagination, I have often speculated about how our brains work – both seriously and in a more … Continue reading

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