As mentioned, there is currently an exhibition at the Museum in Humboldt of sewing, Quilting and knitting projects made by teachers, customers and staff at Haus of Stitches, Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Wendy at Haus of Stitches hosts an annual Stitches Conference as well as sewing & knitting retreats through the year. This exhibition is a good selection of creativity regularly seen in this area of Canada.
“Circles in the Rye” by Jen Bouillhol-Toye of Edmonton, Canada. This was made in a class taught by Bonny Voice of BC where circles were cut into sections
This quilt was made by Deb Haryett (staff member at Haus of Stitches). Art Leaf Quilt made in a class taught by Dianne Jannson of Pritchard, BC
Summer Jewel by Annette Schultz. Annette has combined Blue Printing Bead work, Free Motion Quilting Thread Painting from different classes she has attended at the Stitches Conference over the years.
Slough with cattails by Anne Marie Irving, Kelvington, SK. who started to create an Art Quilt Journal I January 2015 where one gets to try different techniques. They are small quilts or wall hangings. Anne Marie used fabric she has painted, free motion quilting and thread painting.
Another quilt by Anne Marie Irving: fabric has been hand painted, and then embellished with free motion quilting thread painting
Twisted Logs by Bonnie Voice of Surrey, BC. This variation of Log Cabin was a class Bonnie taught called Lively Logs where traditional log cabins were trimmed the opposite colours were resewn on the blocks. A great scrap buster class.
Reflections by Dianne Jansson of Pritchard, BC. This landscape uses various techniques to create a spectacular scene on fabric.
Simply Complex Shapes by Bonny Voice, Surrey, BC. The use of machine decorative stitches and a unique layering technique were used to create this design
A close up of part of Bonnys quilt above.
Hope you enjoyed seeing these lovely projects? If you are in the area, check out this exhibition at the Humboldt Museum for more wonderful items as well as a history of this area of Saskatchewan.