The 3 quilts were made from samples of woollen material that were used at the time for making women’s coats. My aunt, Bessie Guildford, had a haberdashery shop in Surrey Hills, Victoria, and she had acquired the material samples. She offered them to me to make patchwork quilts. The samples were of all different sizes,
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Technique: Raw edged, check and tartan samples assembled with little manipulation. Machine sewn to a cotton backing allowing for some fraying. The backing of the quilt is assembled using squares of left over pyjama material. Buttons: some in the shape flowers are hand attached through the three layers. The tails are made from a spool