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251/366 Detail Preston Dreaming - Merelyn Pearce Craft and Quilt Fair 2012

7 September 2012

 

Quilt Name: Preston Dreaming

Quiltmaker: Merelyn Pearce

Materials and Techniques: Hand appliqued, hand embroidered and quilted by machine, every dot on the fabric is quilted...

Quiltmaker's Statement: Preston's Dreaming is the sixth quilt in a series celebrating the work of Australian artist Margaret Preston... The border fabric called "Bush Sultana" was designed by a contemporary Aboriginal artist, Audrey Napanagka and, yes every dot is quilted.

Awards: BERNINA Best in Show; 1st Predominantly Applique - professional and 1st Hangers Prize at Sydney Quilt Exhibition 2011

 

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Taken on September 7, 2012