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Banksia Creek

  • Owner:
    Private Collection
  • Location:
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Maker:
    Alison Muir
  • Pattern:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 100 cm
    Width: 70 cm


Banksia leaves recall the isolation of the Australian landmass where species have evolved and adapted to the harsh dry environment. Despite the lack of water the creeks still thrive with plankton, microscopic organisms and grasses.

Exhibitions: ‘Evolution, Change, Challenge: a Contemporary quilt’ exhibition by the Quilters’ Guild of NSW at Hazelhurst Gallery 2015

Publications: ‘Evolution Change Challenge’ catalogue 2015


Materials: recycled silk
Techniques: bundled flora dyed in banksia, machine and hand quilted, hand embroidery


Andy Payne, Photographix

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