Many quilts by Jan T
Although I have participated in many, many group exhibitions and mounted three solo shows, lots of my quilts were not made to be exhibited — quilts for family and friends, commissioned quilts, and others made by me, and by my students, to give to charity.
Now a retired quiltmaker, I loved the process of starting with a photo, imagining a quilt design, and then producing in fabric what was in my head. I use the same process to paint pictures now.
Enjoy the quilts. Read about the inspirations that drew me to make them. Perhaps you might be inspired to mount a solo art/quilt exhibition yourself. VBG
Group versus Solo Quilt Shows
What's the difference?
- Group quilt exhibitions are when quilt guilds (groups) hold a display of quilts as a group, quilts that have been produced by many of their members.
- Solo quilt exhibitions are, as the name implies, exhibitions of quilts made by a single person.
I have participated in many group exhibitions in both local, interstate and overseas venues, and have mounted four solo exhibitions, the first at the launch of my first book — Designing Quilts is Fun in 1990.
Since that first one, I have produced three more solo exhibitions. My last solo quilt exhibition before I retired was an invited exhibition for a large craft expo in West Australia.
by Jan T
Single quilt flies solo
Singer Sewing Machines Australia toured my commissioned quilt, I've Always Been A Singer Fan, across China and Asia during Singer's 150th year celebrations. It was much admired, apparently.