All in a Quilt…..

I have already mentioned medieval Dronfield Hall Barn in a previous post, which opened  in April as a Cultural Centre in the town.  We recently added their publication “A History of Dronfield in a Quilt” to our collection. At the time this project was proposed, April 2014, work began on designing and making a quilt to celebrate its opening. It was decided to base it on the medieval history of the town. As this was intended as a community project, helpers were sort from the district and 30 volunteers came forward.

Quilt

The group looked into the  Old Dronfield Society archives, and at the Parish Church for ideas . The medieval windows of St Johns Church became the basis of the design. Vibrant primary colours were chosen, fabric bought and Photoshop helped with fitting together the different elements. Finally the finished individual pieces were sewn together and it was entered into the NEC’s Festival of Quilts where it received a commendation.

 

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