Monday, 2 September 2013

Ten Plus @ Bankfield

It isn't always easy to find good textile exhibitions - especially now that attended City & Guilds courses are becoming rarer and rarer.  However it is invaluble when working on a course or as a textile artist to be able to view the work of others, allowing it to inspire and enthuse us in our own work.

Based in the North West, Ten Plus Textiles is a group of 17 fully qualified textile artists who have recently celebrated 20 years of working with fibres and fabric to create contemporary textile art from a wide range of techniques. Using fine hand and machine embroidery, patchwork, quilting and beadwork, weaving, collage and mixed media, their work includes framed pieces and hangings, 3-D items, fashion accessories and jewelry.

You can see an exhibition of their collective work at Bankfield Museum this summer/autumn - 31st August until the 26th October.  Further details from Caulderdale council's website at http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/leisure/museums-galleries/bankfield-museum/ 

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