Tuesday, September 11, 2012

18th Carrefour, Alsace France

Twenty Four Hour Care. Overdyed cottons and rayons, pearl buttons, velveteen, rayon ribbon, about 70" square, 2010
Energy Cloth, Batiked cotton bed sheet, hand embroidered /quilted to an upholstery fabric backing with Perle Cotton thread.  about 64" square, 2011.
Canada was the invited country for this year's Carrefour in Sainte Marie aux Mines, Alsace, France. Sandra Reford was asked to curate an exhibition of Canadian Quilts and Tradition in Transition was the result. Nearly every province and territory is represented.   September 13 - 16, 2012.

Two European bloggers have reviewed the exhibition and both feature Energy Cloth.
Emma coutancier and Uta Lenk

The exhibition will then travel to Oakville Ontario at the Joshua Creek Heritage Centre for the months of December 2012 and January 2013.  OPENS NOVEMBER 25, 2-5 PM.

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