Australian Quilters: Do You Know this Quilt?

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South Australian police found this quilt along with the skeletal remains of a child. The child is believed to be a little girl, caucasian around 2.5 to 4 years old, fair skinned and long (18″) hair.

The quilt, which police are certain is homemade, is 70cm x 70cm (approximately 27″ x 27″) appears to be a snowball pattern quilt. Some of the snowballs feature pumpkins, stars, teddy bears, and a camel. The border fabric is rainbow colored musical notes.

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What police know so far:

  • Child was most likely a girl
  • Aged 2-4 at time of death
  • Most likely Caucasian
  • Had fair hair, 13cm long
  • Was 90-95 centimetres tall
  • Killed at another location
  • Died some time since the beginning of 2007

If you know anything about this quilt, you are encouraged to call the hotline Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

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