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Address: 100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine, Tasmania 7304, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6362 5280
Description: Yarns Artwork in Silk is a unique 3D textile art installation consisting...
Yarns Artwork in Silk is a unique 3D textile art installation consisting of 4 very large handworked silk panels decipting local events and vistas in a seasonal diaroma. Viewed in an auditorium accompanied by an audio visual narration. Crafted by over 300 artists using silk dying & painting, hand & machine embroidery, quilting, patchwork and many more techniques.
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A fantastic exhibition!

We loved seeing the wonderful tapestries here - with the detail, the imaginative construction and the superb workmanship. The theatre setting with the sound and light display was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Margaret1917
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We loved seeing the wonderful tapestries here - with the detail, the imaginative construction and the superb workmanship. The theatre setting with the sound and light display was great. We also enjoyed the museum, but as it is not easily accessible for those with mobility problems, we did not see all of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Impressive needlework, both for skills involved and history behind it. Museum well looked after, interesting, and friendly and helpful staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You will be amazed by the sight of this quilt. We visited as part of the Tasmanian Craft Fair. The quilt is well presented in its own gallery. You can enjoy taking in all the details, this is best done with a guide.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Im generally not a quilt type person. At the Deloraine craft fair we thought wed take a look anyway. I was astounded. The quilt took three hundred women three years to complete and it is gorgeous. It depicts the town and it is absolutely beautifully crafted. Thanks girls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Beautiful textile panels using many kinds of textile art. A true labor of love. Not well advertised or promoted so it is easy to miss this artistic delight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were recommend to visit this place Absolutely beautiful ! people were friendly pioneer walk very informative Would recommend to everyone

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Devonport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A stunning display in the Information Centre. $8 entry or $6 concession. There are four large panels about 4 metres by 5 metres depicting four seasons and the history, geography and lifestyle of Deloraine and the Meander Valley in 3D embroidery, quilting, hand painted silk and other aspects of textiles. An audio presentation explains each panel. Tours start every 30... More 

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Deloraine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visiting Deloraine? Do visit Yarns Artwork in Silk. There are four large silk panels, one for each season, showing all aspects of work in textiles. The audio presentation tells the story of the Meander Valley, its history, its people and lifestyle. This magnificent project is housed at the Deloraine Information Centre, open 7 days a week.

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Deloraine Quilt $8 entrance/$6 concession Worth going to look at, especially if you like quilting/embroidery. Sit down Audio Tours start every 30 mins from 9:30 and its in the tourist info centre. Heaps of maps and info to take with you. You also get admission to the Folk Museum there with your entry fee.

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Bungendore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is an absolutely stunning display - especially if you love textitles, patchwork, quilting and applique, etc. If not, you will still be fascinated by the works and the detail they show. The commentary was terrific and although the light was dim in the auditorium, beams shone on the sections described. Deloraine's culture and place are uniquely depicted in the... More 

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