Congratulations to Carol Outram, Joanna Olson and Kathryn Lamb, who have worked hard to pull together a collaborative project involving Hudson Fine Craft, the Hudson Historical Society, and the Hudson War Memorial Library.
|antique patterns for dolls' clothes, McCall's|
Women's Work is on display at the Hudson Historical Society Museum, with many artifacts relating to needlecraft. Antique scissors, thimbles, needles and pincushions have been collected from Hudson's attics and are now showcased along with examples of weaving, quilting, and lacemaking.
|Grandmother's Fan quilt, on loan from Inge Lawson|
|Grandmother's Fan quilt (detail)|
|Untitled, Phyllis Spriggs|
A companion exhibition is currently running at the War Memorial Library. Thirteen works of contemporary textile art, employing a wide variety of techniques and materials, have been hung on the library walls for the pleasure of visitors. Each piece measures 16" square.
|Starlight in Silk, Marlise Horst|
- Carol Outram
- Joanna Olson
- Michele Meredith
- Sharon Gallagher
- Monique Verdier
- Madeleine Leger
- Phyllis Spriggs
- Marlise Horst
- Ann Letellier
- and myself.
|Artisanes to the Core, Monique Verdier|
The Hudson Historical Society Museum is located at 541 Main Road, and is open Wednesday - Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm.
The library is found at 60 Elm Street, and hours are published on its website.
The shows will continue into the summer. More images from the library show are below:
|March Hare, Joanna Olson|
|Untitled, Sharon Gallagher|
|Still Life with Pillows, Heather Dubreuil|