Quilt No.192BC - Gillian Albers

Gillian Albers
Owner: 
Gillian Albers
Location: 
VIC North West
Maker
Maker: 
Beth Chamberlain
Made in
AUSTRALIA VIC
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt made from hexagons in 'Grandmother's Flower Garden' design, in blue and aqua cottons, polyester and flannelette. Quilt is backed. No padding or quilting.
2380 x 2320mm
History: 

Made by Beth Chamberlain c.1968 for the family's beach house at Cape Paterson. Owned by her daughter Mrs Gillian Albers.

Story: 

Known as the 'Pankina' Quilt (means 'a happy place').
"I made the quilt mainly from my sewing scraps as I had a young family at the time. I learned how to do hexagons from a magazine article. I had no idea how to make a 'proper' quilt. I made it especially for a holiday home we were building at the beach and blue was to be the colour scheme. It was in use there (at Cape paterson Vic.) for about 10 years. I stored it for some time then gave it to my daughter about 15 years ago."
[Beth Chamberlain]

Beth Chamberlain c.1968
Beth Chamberlain c.1968
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