TAA S A M E M B E R P ROFIL E S S A N DY W A T S O N – TAASA Review June 2014


This article was originally found in the June 2014 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 23, Issue 2, Page 30).

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I grew up in Queensland.

After some years living and working in London, and travelling throughout Europe I met and married John, an Englishman, and together in 1972 we adventured overland (the so called Hippie Trail) from London to Brisbane, by public transport.

We settled in Sydney, where our two children were born. I have always thought of myself as a ‘left brain’ person, although art was one of my school subjects and sewing, photography (using first a Box Brownie, a gift from dad), and later on, pottery were early interests. I still love and buy fabric, for their feel, colour and design, and use it in patchwork & quilting, but my interest in textiles was awakened on joining the TAASA Textile Study Group sometime in the late 1990s...