Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating 60 years on the throne this week.
I remember watching the coronation on our new television.
I was hooked.
A Diamond Jubilee: Sixty years and a lot of corgis
Someone found this pearlie memorial on Etsy.
The postage stamp has applique ideas.
Royals fans might make a quilt to celebrate the Jubilee year. But textiles with appropriate images are in short supply, although the British seem quite fond of celebratory tea towels. The one above was printed for the Silver Jubilee in 1977.
I was hoping there would be an official panel--- sort of like the one printed in 1810 when George III celebrated fifty years on the throne. But all I can find is towels---which can be cut up.
See more about the George III panel here
The quilt made from the panel above is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. See these links:http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/journals/research-journal/issue-03/x-radiography-as-a-tool-to-examine-the-making-and-remaking-of-historic-quilts/
I digitally altered the George III panel.
And then I started thinking about the corgis.
Click here and you will find a PDF with two small panels and one larger one to make some Jubilee miniquilts. Print these on prepared cotton and make quilts. Send me pictures.
My first draft---I'm going to have to add some applique to make it better centered, I think.