Guest Speaker—Yvonne Line
TEXTILES-MY JOURNEY-MY OBSESSION’.
Yvonne Line is an International Award Winning Art Quilter who has been exploring the use of textiles in various forms since her mid-teens. She has a wide range of skills and interests and has run her own businesses is several forms over many years including Costume Design and Dressmaking; Patchwork and Quilting classes for all ages; Education and Community Artist, working with many Councils in the Sydney Area; Art Quilt Exhibitions and the establishment of Before and After School Care Facilities in the northern suburbs of Sydney.
These endeavours have been supported with skills in book-keeping, communications and tenacity. One of her main interests has always been in voluntary endeavours particularly of Quilt Organisation being a founding member of Quilt NSW and current President of Ozquilt Network. Inc. Australia’s premier art quilt organisation and locally as a member Macarthur Textile Network Inc.
Yvonne has provided support in reading and understanding of English as a second language to all ages and backgrounds including tutoring of Aboriginal Students at University level. She continues to supporting many charitable organisations, schools and individual with donation of quilts and other textile items.
Over many years, Yvonne’s focus has been on presenting art work as layered textiles, using remnants and recycled textiles and re-inventing them into a new form. That which others discard form her palette.