Sometimes a Great Notion
I am quite excited on account of Rob’s performance this evening, he’s been working on it for weeks now, we’ve had sewing machines in the lounge, the car, we’ve spent time with them at art school…all loads of fun!
When Elsie MacPherson purchased Simplicity pattern 2523 at the Avondale hospice shop in November 1982, she did so with the intention of producing a practical and attractive garment for her six year old granddaughter, Elisa.It is unlikely she would have foreseen that, 30 years later, the instructions for making this child’s one-piece playsuit would form the structure of an orchestrated improvisation of sewing machines.
Opening event and performance:
The show runs until May 31.