Walking Wounded: Tribute to the ANZACs 2015

This beautiful quilt was made by WAQA (and Contemporary Quilt Group) member Liz Humphreys and presented to the director of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson, at a dinner in Canberra on 10 November 2015, the eve of Remembrance Day. It is now hanging in the Australian War Museum collection.
The  quilt was made to commemorate the expeditions earlier this year by the Walking Wounded and some members of the families of the fallen. The Walking Wounded is a group that aims to ‘support and inspire Australian soldiers returning from Afghanistan and the families of the 41 soldiers who lost their lives while
serving our nation’. Their journeys have been an amazing way to commemorate the centenary of the ANZACs and to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder among our young veterans. You can read more about this quilt in the December edition of the Quilters’ Quarterly. Liz is now off to Canberra to see it in it’s new home.

Well done Liz…it’s an amazing quilt!


Tribute Quilt AWM2

Tribute Quilt AWM 1

This entry was posted in Exhibitions, Notices. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Walking Wounded: Tribute to the ANZACs 2015

  1. Anne Trigg says:

    It’s amazing.

    Well done, Liz.

    Anne Trigg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.