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Ali George
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I am a textile and mixed media artist living in the Scenic Rim of SE Queensland, Australia
I am a textile and mixed media artist living in the Scenic Rim of SE Queensland, Australia

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Stitched Together Project - FGM repair
In her most recent offering on SBS Viceland , Gloria Steinem says " the greatest indicator of the world's stability, wealth and safety is the status of women " and then, " more than poverty, natural resources, religion, or degree of democracy, violence agai...
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Week 5 - Weekly Art Challenge 2017
Week 5 of the #wac2017 saw a move to printed lines on our hand dyed hand printed fabrics.  I chose fabrics that responded to the colours of Uluru in the light - the strength of oranges and purple infused by sunsets. I used a mix of machine and hand stitchin...
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WAC#4 - more lines
Week 4 of the challenge for 2017 - and further exploration of the Uluru theme through use of line. This time I use two different threads through the needle and another in the bobbin. This gives a rich textural feel to the work. By building layers and connec...
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10 months of Creative Strength Training with Jane Dunnewold
As some of you may know, I joined one of the original Creative Strength Training workshops offered by Jane Dunnewold and Zenna Duke and some of my writing / work is included in the book version published in 2016.  Jane and Zenna are now offering a 10 month ...
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WAC #3
Week 3 and line found yet another expression in this small collage (about 8 inches x 8.5 inches) (20cm  x 21 cm). From my colour study used for last week's bowl inspiration, I found lines (strips) of fabric and made a quick collage. Quick - in the sense tha...
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Day 1 of a 52 weekly challenge to create ... each week.
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Weekly Art Challenge - 2017
This year I'm working on a special, weekly arts project and my theme is Uluru. I am kept accountable by joining Brenda Gael Smith in her weekly art challenge for 2017. Last year I completed a 100 days project, working in my journal every day - and it's time...
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Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition - one week to go!
Detail of my entry to the Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition as part of the Broadstrokes group of artists. It has been a privilege to be part of this talented group, many of whom are en route to Tainen, Taiwan for the exhibition opening next week. This y...
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Still threads ...
I've been sorting through samples of rusted and tannin dyed fabrics, one or two over-dyed in the indigo vat; others folded, squeezed and dipped in different ways and combinations of iron, tannin and rust. Their earthiness is reassuring. The differences in h...
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Textile works by Eko Mugroho
  On a recent visit to the Queensland Art Gallery I came across the works of Eko Mugroho, an Indonesian textile artist and machine embroiderer. I like the subversive political elements of his works, his use of colour and stitch and how he creates texture. G...
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