Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Wartime Quilts exhibition goes to Melbourne to the Australian Quilt Convention AQC April 2016

If you missed the exhibition at Manly Art Gallery in Sydney where 35,000 people viewed this stunning quilt exhibition of wartime quilts, curated by Dr Annette Gero, it will be on in Melbourne for four days in April.

These are extraordinary Woollen Quilts - all made by men from their uniforms, dating from 1800 to 1950, and pieced in a myriad of tiny pieces (some quilts have 15,000 pieces). A collection of such quilts has never been shown before and their design and colour are mesmerizing. Not to be missed.  Annette has written a book to go with the exhibition which will be on sale at the show 

Wartime Quilts from Military fabrics
Australian Quilt Convention AQC
April 14-17, 2016

Royal Exhibition Building
Carlton Gardens
Melbourne Australia
10 am to 4.30 daily

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