Cottage Cheese Coverlet

Sale number: 14
Sale year: 2016
Quilt type: Other

 

Donated by: , Lisa Prong
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Yo-yo makers: Bett Blackwell, Chris Barker, Cheri & Marion Martin, Aileen & Kathleen Snyder and Gladys Rellinger.

Points of interest:
-2229 yo-yos
-More than 350 different fabrics (all scraps)
-Made by 8 women in 4 counties from London to Sudbury
-Held together with 4 spools of upholstery thread in a hidden honeycomb pattern
-Named the 'Cottage Cheese Coverlet' after the plastic container lid used as a pattern to cut out the circles for the yo-yos
-Entirely hand sewn

Quilting method: Hand quilted
Construction: Pieced
Primary colours: Multicoloured
Sleeved: No
Size: 88" x 84"
Quilt material: 100% Cotton
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