Make a Patch

The Quarantine Quilt Project aims to collect and stitch together people’s responses and experiences to our current collective episode of living through a pandemic. 

Contribute with confidence

The Wall of Words

  • Add a word or phrase within the 4 x 6 centre area of a 5 inch high x 7 inch wide rectangle, BRICK sorts of colours
  • Leave ½” seam allowances all the way around the design

Representing feelings, responses and experiences

  • A 7 inch squares with your design centered within the 6 inch centre area
  • Leave ½” seam allowances all the way around the design
  • Use printing, stamping, painting, embroidery, or cyanotypes – or combine techniques!
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Play with traditional meanings

  • Use a patchwork design meaningful to you for a 13 inch squares, 12 inches will be visible when its stitched to other patches  
    • ‘Log Cabin’ represents home
    • ‘Corona’ is meant to be a crown!
    • Hourglass and Snails Trail could both represent time
  • Leave ½” seam allowances all the way around the design
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Patches need to be received by 15 September 2020.

1. Check the seam allowances

We need at least 1/2 inch from the edge to your design all the way around your block.

2. Complete this  form

We need your permission to photograph and share your patch, and any information you provide with it, and use these to support this project and arts & health work.

3. Post form and patch

Significant Seams
Apple Studio
c/o Carpenters Cottage
Crediton Hamlets
Devon
EX17 5BX

We look forward to sharing your submissions!

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