OwnerThe Quilter's Guild
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
MakerAlison Muir
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Contemporary
Date1990-1999
Dimensions (H x W in cm)110 cm x 60 cm

History

Selected for the suitcase exhibition ‘Colours of Australia’ and displayed at The Opera House 1994, St Vincent’s Hospital Darlinghurst, Sydney 2002
Purchased by The Quilter’s Guild Inc for the Guild collection 1993
Publication: ‘Colours of Australia, directions in quiltmaking’, produced for The Quilters’ Guild by A J.B Fairfax Press 1995. Pg 67

Description

‘Sydney’s golden beaches appeared strung out like a necklace around the grey-green city, dancing in the morning sunlight’ from Jill Kerr Conway’s book ‘The Road from Coorain’ was the inspiration for this work

Made using commercial silk, poly-cotton, cotton, and Techniques: Machine appliqué, fused appliqué and machine quilting

Acknowledgements

Andy Payne, Photographix

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