Forest Threads-2011

Tree of Life

ˇCelebrating the International Year of the Forest, Quilters from around Australia demonstrate their talent, skills and originality in interpreting the theme Forest Threads


Tree of Life, 1-21 December 2011 at
Australian Quilts in Public Places
Forest Threads
Whitehorse Artspace
Box Hill Town Hall, Whitehorse Rd
Box Hill 3129










TREE OF LIFE (2011)

The Tree of Life is one of humanity’s central images of goodness, bounty and continuity.

It is found in Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Hindu traditions, among others, and is sometimes known as the World Tree, joining the visible realm to the invisible realm.




Tree of Life detail








TREE OF LIFE (Detail)

A pieced silk cloth, dye-printed, shibori-shaped, appliqued, hand-quilted and beaded.