news + events 2018
  1. 10
    June
    St Marys Car Show
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Exciting annual event that brings thousands of visitors to our town, plus hundreds of vintage and classic cars, motorbikes and even buses. All the businesses will be open, including Gone Rustic. Open 9 am - 3 pm facebook.com/St-Marys-Community-Car-Bike-Show
  2. 9-11
    June
    Bay of Fires Arts Festival
    Break O'Day Municipality
    This arts festival features a prestigious art prize and exhibition, arts market, open studios and much more. As part of the local arts scene, Gone Rustic will be open, so make sure you call in! Open 10.30 - 3 .30 (9 + 11 June) Open 9 am - 3 pm (10 June) bayoffireswinterartsfestival.com.au
  3. 12-14
    Oct
    Island Quilts
    Hobart, Tasmania
    This showcase of Tasmanian talent will be on show as part of the Crafts Alive Hobart event. You can find it at The Good Sheds, 41 Evans Street; there are plenty of craft stalls to browse as well as the annual quilt display by the Tasmanian Quilting Guild. Open 9.30 - 4 daily tasquiltguild.org.au/island-quilts
  4. 20-25
    November
    Hobart Fashion Week
    Hobart, Tasmania
    This looks to be a very exciting event, with some amazing designers and designs on show. Opportunities are on offer to get involved as a designer, committee member or volunteer. There will also be a sustainable fashion component - stay tuned! To find out more: facebook.com/hobartfashionweek
  5. 1-22
    Sept
    Tasmanian Art Quilt Prize 2018
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Gone Rustic will be hosting a touring display of the 2018 finalists in this bienniel competition. Textile art from around Australia will be on show; don't miss this inspirational exhibition! Open 11-3 (Sun) and 10-4 (Mon-Sat) tasquiltguild.org.au/artquilt/tasmanian-art-quilt-prize-2018/
  6. 26 Sept
    -27 Oct
    Time + Tide
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Another exciting exhibiton by Tasmanian textile art group Circle of 4 will be on display at Gone Rustic! Each artist will display 3-4 works addressing the following criteria, in either 2D or 3D: Observation, Colour, Shades and Texture. Launch at 7 pm 28 Sept ($10) Open 11-3 (Sun) and 10-4 (Mon-Sat)
  7. Classes
    St Marys
    with Rita Summers at Gone Rustic
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Proposed classes (TBC) Junk journals Handmade books Eco printing on paper Eco printing on wool Expressions of interest invited - gonerustic@gmail.com
  8. every
    Wednesday
    Rustic Ragamuffins
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Bring along your sewing, quilting, embroidery, knitting or crochet etc. and enjoy an evening of stitching with like-minded friends! A relaxed evening - sometimes more chatter and laughter than actual stitching. Contact us soon! Venue - Gone Rustic Studio + Gallery (see map) Cost: $5 (inc. supper) Time: 7-9 pm
  9. 4th Friday
    monthly
    Operation Coverup
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Helping those in need. We make quilts and clothing to distribute via the East Coast Counselling Service and the Salvation Army. It's amazing how many items we can make in a year. Please bring own tools, supplies and lunch. Venue - Gone Rustic Studio + Gallery (see map) Cost: $5 (inc. coffee, tea, etc.) Time: 11-3
  10. Open
    Mon-Sat
    Gone Rustic Studio + Gallery
    St Marys, Tasmania
    Drop in and say 'hi' next time you're in the vicinity! I would love to meet you and show you around the gallery. In February this year, Judy Duckett of Bagdad Quilting Supplies also joined me with her lovely fabrics and all your quilting needs. Find me via the map shown below, or contact us to arrange a time outside opening hours if needed.

Gone Rustic Studio + Gallery
37 Main Street St Marys Tasmania Australia