Quilt No.935HS - Helen Sparkman

Helen Sparkman
Owner: 
Helen Sparkman
Location: 
SA Adelaide
Maker
Maker: 
Helen Sparkman
Made in
AUSTRALIA SA
Date: 
1941 - 1970
Description: 
Hexagon quilt made from dressmaking scraps, nearly all woollen. The hexagons measure 150mm. It is hand stitched.
1170 x 1100mm
History: 

This quilt was made by Helen Sparkman (born 1949) in the late 1960s. It was her first quilt and is still owned by her. Helen is the great grand- daughter of Matilda Pitt and great neice of Clara May Pitt whose quilts have been registered.

Story: 

Helen remarked that she thought quilting and hexagons were synonymous and that she naturally followed her great aunt Clara and chose hexagons as her first project.

Helen Sparkman 1990
Helen Sparkman 1990
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