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Sand dune

  • Owner:
    Public Collection: Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences
  • Location:
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Maker:
    Alison Muir
  • Pattern:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 110 cm
    Width: 60 cm


Made in 1987 for submission to The Quilters Guild suitcase exhibitions and for inclusion in the publication 'Australian quilts: the people and their art' written by Jan Irvine (Nealie) and published by Simon & Schuster Australia 1989.
The quilt was selected for the suitcase exhibitions and travelled for 5 years around Australia
Purchased by The Quilters’ Guild Inc and donated to Power House Museum (MAAS), Ultimo, Sydney as a social history collection


The design explores the transition from traditional blocks into non-traditional forms
Materials used are Commercial cotton, poly-cotton, silk, polyester and chintz
Techniques include Machine pieced, hand pieced and machine quilted



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