Macclesfield Express - - MACCLESFIELD PEOPLE -

Name of event: Quilt Art at 30: Small Talk. Where / when is it?: The Silk Mu­seum on Park Lane un­til Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 31. What does it in­volve?: The ex­hi­bi­tion takes the quilt as its start­ing point but the ex­hi­bi­tion chal­lenges the way quilts are tra­di­tion­ally viewed and em­bod­ied. The pieces in the ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plore a range of tech­niques. While the media of quilting has long been con­fined to nee­dle and thread, mem­bers of the group experiment with paint, dye and print, un­usual ma­te­ri­als and three di­men­sions, while oth­ers ex­plore the latest tech­nolo­gies with dig­i­tally pro­grammed em­broi­dery and pho­to­graphic tech­niques, each bring­ing their own per­son­al­ity to the pieces.

Who is it suit­able for?:

Ev­ery­one. Any other in­for­ma­tion?: Open Mon­day-Satur­day, 10am-4pm. £2 en­try. Want to find out more?: Call 01625 613 210 or visit the web­site www. silk­mac­cles­ for fur­ther de­tails.

●● Ex­am­ples of quilt art

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