Monday, October 25, 2010

Studio Altenburg - Summer Exhibition

Sea and Sand - Large scarf/Stole. Hand felted with hand dyed tissue silk and merino wool. (203x43cms)

Detail - Sea and Sand

Habitat - Wrap for shoulder or skirt. Hand felted Habotai silk, hand dyed with beach stones, merino wool and tissue silk embellishment. (126x66cms)

Detail - Habitat: Sooty Oyster Catcher.

(This piece has been sold.)

Paper & Silk Group Exhibition at Studio Altenburg, Wallace Street, Braidwood.

Opening on Friday 29th October at 6pm and running through Summer.

A magnificent, changing showcase of the beauty of hand made paper and books lovingly bound and decorated; pairs of framed works on paper from artists from all over Australia - lino cuts, collages, watercolours, gouache, graphite, pen and ink drawings etc; plant printed silks and Nuno Silk wearable art; japanese silk wraps; wood block printed hand made papers; sewn and silk bound journals covered in magnificent japanese papers and more.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Braidwood Regional Art Group Exhibition

…And straightway the hues of their feathers unfolden

Are the green and the purple, the blue and the golden.

“Bellbirds” by Henry Kendall (1839 – 1882)

“Feather Hat”

(Size: medium)

Hand felted, stitched and sculpted with merino wool, mercerised embroidery cotton and wire by Lis Mertens.

For the:

Second BRAG Exhibition for 2010. – “The Braidwood Open”

Theme: “Birds & Poets”

When: Opening November 10 – closing November 20 – the week before the Braidwood Quilt Event

Where: The National Theatre

Wallace Street,

Braidwood NSW

Unfortunately, this exhibition is not going ahead.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Pademelon - Spring

Both these wraps are hand felted using a combination of hand made and machine- needled pre-felt and nude coloured tissue silk.

Cherry Blossom scarves.


Hand felted using yoryu silk chiffon, machined pre-felt and hand dyed, uncarded merino wool.