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this is a quilt! A travelling trunk show comes to Hamilton Members of the international art quilt group SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) are celebrating their 20th anniversary by sending three travelling trunk shows around the world. One of them will be on display in Hamilton, at the fair. The trunk show titled ‘This is a Quilt’, consists of 43 square pieces framed in white, and the techniques used include all manner of methods from piecing and appliqué to embroidery, beading with ink drawing and pencil colouring. Collage, silk screen printing, digital Photoshop and acrylic painting also make an appearance. The exhibition includes work by many internationally known textile artists. Catherine Kleeman, Linda Laird, Nancy G Cook, Carol Ann Waugh, Peggy Brown and Linda Klein are just a few of the quilters who have contributed. The quilters hail from Canada, Belgium, England, Taiwan and numerous states in the USA: New Mexico, New York, California, Texas and more. Song of the Earth by Cindy Green, New York 14 www.craftevents.co.nz Songbird #1: Robin by Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Connecticut Untitled by Carolyn Carson, Pennsylvania First time in New Zealand!


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