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A hand stitched quilt with 30 unique squares in bright colours.
A stitched quilt square depicting Dan Andrews premier of Victoria.
A hand stitched square and accompanying drawing o three figures probably police
a hand stitched square with a line drawing of a person covering their ears and their head surrounded by covid buzz words
a hand stitched square acknowledging first nations voices.

The time Melbourne went to sleep

I produced this during Melbourne’s second lockdown. It was acquired by Museum Victoria. To cope with the emotional roller-coaster, I stitched and stitched my reactions to local and world events. Stitch and sharing stitch through teaching on zoom, has been my saviour, through 6 lockdowns.

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