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Minitature Quilts from Region 5 at 2017 FoQ

Sorcha Torrens at top, Jean Chisholm below

Jean Chisholm of Chard, Somerset and Sorcha Torrens from Bristol were 2 entries from region 5 out of nearly 50 in the miniature category at the  2017 Festival of Quilts.  A year in plants was Jean's entry and included hand painting, machine embroidery, hand stitching and machine stitching. This is a new departure for her as she has entered garments in the 3-D category before.

Sorhca's entry is a mix of applique and machine quilting using Oakshott fabrics  (a supplier based in Gloucester) and Hobbs fusible wadding.  The bear was added to give scale to the mountains.