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A wet blanket

  • Owner:
    Private Collection
  • Location:
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Maker:
    Alison Muir
  • Pattern:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 153 cm
    Width: 120 cm


The challenge of a wool quilt where the wool is the centre of the construction and layers are applied, was too much for me to ignore. A wet blanket is a play on words; the blanket is a plaid pattern and the squiggly strips technique applied water to the wool blanket

Awards: Selected for ‘Expressions 2000’ exhibition at the Wool Museum, Geelong, VIC
Exhibitions: North Shore Craft Group annual exhibition 2001, ‘Postcards from the Hunter Valley’ exhibition at Capercaillie Wine Company 2002, ‘Indulgence festival’ exhibition & conference by Pride Publishing in Bowral NSW 2006


Materials: Commercial wool fabric, silk, voile & metallic voile, silk satin
Techniques: Fused applique and machine stitching


Andy Payne, Photographix

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