Friday, March 18, 2016

Red Cross Quilts

Display of Red Cross signature quilts at Millrose in Ballan:
Quilts from the First World War to modern times. Like these ladies, I was quite taken with the "Help" quilt, but it is a modern piece. It was made by the Embroiders Guild in 2014, and is based on a WW1 poster recruiting nurses, designed by D H Souter. You can see the original poster on the linked Wikipedia page.

I didn't expect to see any names I knew on the signature quilts, but this giant quilt from 1991 proved me wrong:

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