Quilt No.277JW - Jean Winchester

Jean Winchester
Owner: 
Jean Winchester
Location: 
SA
Maker
Maker: 
Jean Winchester
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Patchwork quilt of hexagon patches with a large central group of 14 rows, then groups or 'flowers' of 6 patches placed over the rest of the quilt. The colours are red, black, white and blue, in a mixture of stripes, florals and plains. No padding. Backing is a double bed sheet. Hand sewn.
2591 x 2566mm
History: 

Made by Jean Winchester at her cousin Hazel Jarmyn's needlework classes (SA) in 1960. Owned by Jean.

Story: 

"I was given some black and white striped material & wondered what I could do with it. I had only then taken an interest in some kind of needlework, after our children had grown up. I used the above material, it became the main part of the quilt, with lovely pieces from friends it became a double bed quilt."
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Jean Winchester
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