If you’re anything like us, you’re already sitting on the edge of your seat in anticipation of the biggest quilting event of the year! With so much to see and do at The Festival of Quilts, how can you make sure you don’t miss any of the great things we have on offer? Relax, we’ve got you covered, here’s your complete run down of The Guild at FOQ 2022.
January 2021 saw the beginning of a new Journal Quilt Challenge for Contemporary Quilt members. The brief was a little different from usual: no set theme, size or shape, but all 12 Journal Quilts had to be linked together to work as a single quilt.
As we focus on the Traditional Special Interest Group, let’s take a look at some of the challenges available in 2022. All Guild members are eligible to join the Traditional SIG, so why not take a look and see what you fancy?
Janome have long had a special relationship with quilters. Their recent collaborative projects with designer and Guild member Jenni Smith during the lockdown have been designed to encourage more interest in the craft we all love.
We are delighted to announce that the 2021 Sue Belton Memorial Prize of £600 has been awarded to member Madeline Hibbins-Cline!
The Festival of Quilts and The Quilters’ Guild are opening up their annual competition to first-time quilters with a brand new Complete Beginners category.
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.
Janome UK launch The BIG JANOME Skill Share with Jenni Smith to celebrate their 100th birthday, and 100 pairs of entrants will be given FREE access to Jenni’s Ultimate Quilt Course to celebrate!
Did you know that being a member of The Quilters’ Guild can give you access to funds to further your passion?
To celebrate the online staging of Festival of Quilts 2020, Vlieseline have created a quilt-along project to engage quilters and crafters during lockdown in the weeks leading up to FOQ.