Quilt: Quilt for Christchurch

Maker
Coast Quilters
Description
One red and black fabric quilt comprised of pieced and appliquéd block work with both hand and machine stitching; machine quilted with embellishments and a one piece bordered back; an image of the ChristChurch Cathedral is in the centre and features pen work. Designed and quilted by the Coast Quilters of Whangaroa from fabric sent in by listeners of the Breeze radio station, Auckland it was made for the people of Christchurch following the 22 February 2011 earthquake.
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Dimensions (h x w): 2007 x 1545mm
Researcher comments/remarks
In May of 2011 a Coast Quilters member contacted The Breeze radio station offering an earthquake quilt made by Coast Quilters of Whangaroa. The quilt was made as a gesture of love and support for Christchurch following the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The central block of the quilt features the ChristChurch Cathedral and is embellished by embroidery work. The quilt was donated to Canterbury Museum and demonstrates the widespread support for the people of Christchurch following the earthquakes.
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Associated event notes
Made from March 2011 as a response to the Canterbury earthquakes.
Other id
2316
2012.I.12
2016.148.1
Accession number
2012.I.12

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