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Watch the Birdie wins a Judges Merit

Maggie Lowthian's Watch the Birdie quilt

Maggie Lowthian of Gloucestershire won a Judges Merit in the Small Wall Hangings category at the Malvern Quilt show in May 2016. Entitled Watch the Birdie the inspiration came from an artwork by Janet Thomes called "Birdwatching in Kington Parva".  The design was extended to include water birds and a canal.  The birds were hand painted and appliqued.  The foliage was worked onto water soluable medium