With Carolines guidance we made felt flowers at Onslow today.
Te Papa holds 2048 silk rich items in their collections. Today we went to see just a few of those items.
The first group ready to get amongst it
Conservators opened drawers for us and revealed treasures
Close up detail of the silk waistcoat reputed to have belonged to Captain James Cook
Embroidery on silk fabric
A close encounter
The theme for the AuNz Tapestry Group annual challenge was ‘Flight’. The 20x20cm tapestries will travel to various venues throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Fiona and her tapestry on a pipe loom
A well attended meeting
Once again OFG got involved with ‘Slippers for Schools’. Wellington CF supported Maraeroa School, Porirua with 138 pairs of slippers. The slippers were presented to the school at assembly on Friday 10 June.
A colourful contribution from OFG
Maraeroa School assembly.