As we celebrate 40 years of The Quilters’ Guild we’d like to invite you all to participate in a fun way to join in with the Guild’s birthday whilst supporting the Guild.
As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Quilters’ Guild and 40th year of The Quilters’ Guild Collection, we are thrilled to announce that we will be holding Open Days at our Headquarters in York twice a month throughout 2019!
I’ve been making quilts for around 11 or 12 years, so not quite as long as many Guild members.
Don’t miss out on all The Quilters’ Guild has to offer this year at the Festival of Quilts, we have exciting news about quilting superstars and a special offer for new members!
Many of you may be aware that the Quilters’ Guild Collection’s historic 1718 patchwork coverlet is currently being exhibited at the American Museum in Britain, Bath. Read on to hear Kate Hebert, Chief Curator, tell you about the Museum, its founders and the quilts in their collection.
With the coming of the summer an explosion of colour and pattern will arrive in Rutland in the form of a collaborative new exhibition between The Quilters’ Guild and Rutland County Museum. Items from both the Guild Collection and the Museum will be on display.
The Quilters’ Guild is delighted to be welcoming the Magna Carta Quilts to their new forever home in the Guild Collection.
The Quilters’ Guild is delighted to be supporting PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote.
The Festival of Quilts is Europe’s number one quilt show attracting 24,000 visitors from all over the world. Showcasing thousands of magnificent quilts, the show celebrates patchwork and quilting in all its forms.
What happens when you cross a 300 year old patchwork and illustration students? Well, we weren’t sure either so we got together with York St. John University to find out.