These quilts were made by members of the Exe Valley Contemporary Quilt Group and have been "on tour" to various exhibitions around the UK during 2016/17.
Japanese Inspirations by Penny Kurowski - 17.5" x 36". Inspired by Japanese themed fabrics and Japanese room divider screens. Machine pieced, hand and machine quilted, beaded. Kamon Crests by Sallie Waring - 18" x 48" . The crests were made separately by stencilling with Markal Paintsticks. They were heavily quilted before joining to create the final piece. Cranes + Blossom by Jean Benzie - 17" x 35". The centre panel and sun is ‘stitch and flip’. Fussy cut birds, fused applique, free machining. Enchanting Dancing Cranes by Penny Armitage - 27" x 36" .Machine applique, hand embroidery and sashiko. Mock Boro by Rosie North - 35" x 36". Used linen cut up and pieced, hand quilting then buried in garden for 6 weeks!