A Few Inches More: The Benefits of a Longarm Quilting Machine

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“Am I even a quilter if I don’t enjoy the quilting?”

I remember asking myself this question a few months into my exploration of my latest hobby. I’d spent many weeks creating a king-sized Christmas quilt with my mother. It was full of appliquéd shapes and embroidered details and, as it was only the second quilt I’d ever made, I was immensely proud of it.

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Winter Pocket design competition with Yale University Press

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The Quilters’ Guild Museum Collection is fortunate to have a number of interesting and unusual pieces of patchwork and quilted clothing which date from the 18th and 19th centuries, including two pockets. Continue reading

A Bomber’s Moon

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As we head into November, the month of Remembrance, let’s take a moment to focus on a piece from our collection which comments on the effects of the First and Second World Wars on rural life. Continue reading

Crafter’s Companion collaborates with The Quilters’ Guild to launch Multi Media die collection

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From times gone by to the modern day, quilting remains a pastime that still prides itself on paying homage to the history of the hobby through the traditional patterns and techniques passed on from generation to generation. Continue reading

Upcoming articles by The Quilters’ Guild Curator in Today’s Quilter

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A series of three articles by our own curator, Heather Audin, will be running in upcoming issues of Today’s Quilter. Continue reading

Crazy patchwork with Carolyn Forster

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Join us as we explore the wonderful world of British quilting heritage through our exclusive series of patterns inspired by The Quilters’ Guild Museum Collection. Continue reading