TERCENTENNIAL: Celebrating 300 years of Britain’s oldest dated patchwork coverlet

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This year at the Festival of Quilts our Quilters’ Guild Collection exhibition celebrates 300 years of the iconic 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet, exploring extensive research on the piece and how its unique design is still an inspiration for makers today. Continue reading

Festival of Quilts is for kids too!

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Did you know we have over 400 Young Quilter members and 13 affiliated school groups in the UK? Find out more about Festival of Quilts through the eyes of our youngest members. Continue reading

Meet a member – Florence Knapp & your chance to enter our exciting giveaway!

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Get to know The Guild better by meeting our talented members! We have interesting and inspiring members all over the country doing amazing sewing and we want you to be able to share their work. Continue reading

Meet a Member – Festival Of Quilts 2017 Winner, Lesley Brankin

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Get to know The Guild better by meeting our talented members. Every year we are so proud to have so many Guild members who are winners at Festival of Quilts. We have reached out to our talented member winners and asked them to share with us their quilting life, why they entered the competition, what their winning quilt means to them and where they get their inspiration. Read on and be inspired. Are you entering a quilt this year? Continue reading