OwnerNational Wool Museum
Location Geelong, Victoria, Australia
MakerPamela Fitzsimons
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Appliqué
Date2000-2009
Dimensions (H x W in cm)750 x 1350

History

Winner of Expressions 2004 Wool Quilt prize. The stitch as a measure of time is explored in this quilt. It is from a series i have been working on about my local environment. Shaped by time and the elements, Bow Wow Gorge us visited by more than 150 bird species.

Description

Quilt is a combination of silk, wool, baft, linen, and rayon thread. Two halves of the quilt have been hand sewn together and are a rusty red and grey in colour with small blue patches using plant dyes. Machine stitched, hand sewn, and applique, the quilt has long pockets and panels added to the back.

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