July 2016 – Sass Tetzlaff

The morning session in July picked up where the June branch meeting left off – with Rona and rag rugging. A large gaggle of us sat round trying the two methods of rag rugging, and very quickly learned that it is a matter of shoving it through and pulling up its ears, or just keeping all your loops in a line!! Great fun, ably demonstrated by Rona and much appreciated by all – Thank you.

A few pieces of photographic evidence:-



The afternoon speaker was Sass Tetzlaff, who gave a talk entitled “Domestic Bliss” which was the topic of her dissertation. She took us through the whole thought process and concepts from the beginning to the end, looking at the role of women, the image of women and the idea of taking stitch (traditionally  a female pursuit) to explore this.We all appreciated the thought process and the technical wizardry involved. Sass is an entertaining, delightful speaker and the afternoon passed by in an instant. She was also incredibly generous in allowing us to pore over her samples and the room was alive with an excited buzz.



This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s