Add your own stitched creativity to a never-ending piece of fabric in this fun and engaging community stitching event! For all ages.
Textiles Sydney presents this community stitching event, in conjunction with the Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre exhibition at the Ridge Street Window Gallery.
Celebrate the process of creating and add your own stitched creativity to a never-ending piece of fabric that carries the intimate stories of people from different communities across time and place.
If you search the fabric, you will find the joyful and unpolished stitches of children, a lotus flower that was started by someone who passed away before they could finish it, an eye created by a Syrian refugee, a piece of bobbin lace made by a farmer from Armidale and, some expert herringbone stitch by a member of the Embroiderers' Guild.
The goal is not to create a finished object but to enjoy the process of making a piece of work with an entire community. Now it's time to embed your experiences as well!
No previous experience needed! Materials provided. Beginners are more than welcome. Textiles Sydney members will be on hand to provide stitching guidance and inspiration.
Suitable for people of all ages, including families with children, adults and seniors. For families, please make sure your child is supervised during the workshop.
About the presenter
Textiles Sydney is a member-based collective that provides a friendly forum for textile practitioners to share their knowledge, learn new skills and produce new work.
Fabric for a Feast was initiated by Textiles Sydney in 2015 as a never-ending project to make a never-finished tablecloth from an antique linen sheet found in a Pyreneen village. Since the project commenced, community members of all ages and backgrounds have embroidered the tablecloth at exhibitions, community events and their monthly stitching sessions at the Primrose Park Art and Craft Centre.
Textiles Sydney is one of 6 member groups operating from Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre.