To be part of the national activities that celebrate the centenary of the First World War, and with help from the Arts Co-ordinator for Rossington (2013-16), Katherine Warman, people of Rossington used their needlework skills to create a patchwork quilt that featured the scars of those who served from Rossington and were injured.  There were workshop sessions funded by the Arts Council, via Right Up Our Street, and when it was finished it was shown in Doncaster Museum and in the foyer of the theatre, Cast, in Doncaster.  It toured the village being shown in the schools, and it has been part of an exhibition at the centre for arts and crafts, The Point, for the summer holidays in 2016.  It will return to Rossington in October and its home is being decided.

Needleworkers from the village created the individual pieces and sewed the patches together to make the quilt

Needle workers from the village created the individual pieces and sewed the patches together to make the quilt

 

Embroidery for the patches

Embroidery for the patches

The patches became a quilt

The patches became a quilt

On show at Doncaster Museum

On show at Doncaster Museum

 

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