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Yarns Artwork in Silk

100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine, Tasmania 7304, Australia
+61 3 6362 5280
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Absolutely Stunning textile artwork of Deloraine history and community! I found it fascinating!

This panorama is the culmination of an unbelievable number of hours of work by a whole community... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
chamange
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Greater Hobart, Australia
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At the end of our visit to Deloraine, we had some time to spare and sought out the Yarns Artwork in... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
merridee856
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Huonville, Australia
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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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100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine, Tasmania 7304, Australia
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

This panorama is the culmination of an unbelievable number of hours of work by a whole community. The detail is extraordinary, yet when you stand back and look at the work as a whole it takes on a new pwerspective. Highly recommended.

Thank chamange
Reviewed 10 December 2016

At the end of our visit to Deloraine, we had some time to spare and sought out the Yarns Artwork in Silk, which is co-located at the Information Centre. It is a magnificent work of art and a great achievement for the people who conceived...More

Thank merridee856
Reviewed 1 December 2016

OK I'm a bloke and not into needlework, tapestry, crafty stuff etc (I initially thought I'd go for a walk rather than subject myself to a boring bit of quilting or something similar) but this work of art is outstanding. And the heritage museum in...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I'm not a very Crafty Person but the Yarns Artwork in Silk on display here is a must to visit. The explanation of these works is a joy to listen to. The restored old miners cottages etc. out the back are also a must to...More

Thank June B
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Deloraine in the Meander Valley, a rather appropriate name for the area, is a National Trust classified town and rather arty, famous for the Yarns Artwork in Silk exhibition. These are 4 huge silk panels, which have been appliquéd (soft sculpture), using hand and machine...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

There wonderful silk embroidery murals are stunning. Hear the light presentation about there making. Then step up closer and have a close look.

Thank 382albert
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Dropping into the visitor's centre.this beautiful artwork completely stitched in silk is an amazing surprise.Four panels representing the four seasons took 3 years to complete and is a testament to the enthusiasm of the many volunteer stitchers who took part.It depicts all the area around...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 24 June 2016

A perfect way to spend a cold,rainy, windy day lots to look learn and read. The silk yarn being the high light. The staff are very helpful and very informative. The view of the tiers is very good.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The silk yarn display was absolutely stunning, the commentary was most informative, and the four soft sculptured panels were serendipitous. The people who worked on the display must have felt a wonderful sense of achievement once the panels were completed. The museum in the complex...More

Thank wearyandsick
Reviewed 9 April 2016

At the visitor's centre you must see the truly awesome pictorial landscape quilts. You won't be disappointed. The adjacent folk village was also very good. Lunch at the Deloraine Deli was also a delight.

Thank L K L
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