Artwork on show in the Grampians

Textile enthusiasts from across Australia and even overseas flocked to Halls Gap, for the Grampians Texture workshop program.

Sixteen Australian and one international tutor presented two and four day workshops.

Topics covered ranged from felting, knitting, jewellery, dyeing, printmaking, embroidery by machine or hand and much more.

The program opened with the Grampians Texture twilight makers market with students and tutors selling their wares.

The market was a chance This will be a busy evening market with beautiful hand craft and people can talk to the makers and view felting, knitting, jewellery.

Traders in the Halls Gap Centenary Hall sold a range of fabrics, fibres, books, buttons and much more. Several exhibitions were also held.

For the Love of Colour by Stawell artist Debbie Herd was an exhibition of tapestries and paintings.

It explored the interaction of colour through the intimate details of still life subjects in tapestries and paintings.

The Djinab flies over Gariwerd exhibition featured an investigation by artist Gill Venn into the Grampians ranges, landscape and the white cockatoo with felt stitch and knitting.

Venn is a fibre artist who lives in the Grampians and is known internationally for her beautiful hand dyed yarn business Fibreworks.

Threads and Webs, an exhibition by local artists exploring the theme through a variety of mediums also featured at the week long event.

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