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.
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.
Have you ever come across an old quilt and wondered – where did it come from? Who made it? How? Why? How old are these fabrics?
The 2018 Get Creative Festival becomes a national week-long celebration of all that is creative. It is a wonderful opportunity to get involved, share your skills and learn something new.
The 1718 Silk Coverlet is our most treasured iconic piece of patchwork within The Quilters’ Guild Collection and we’re very excited to celebrate its 300th birthday this year.
The Quilters’ Guild is dedicated to preserving patchwork and quilting heritage, and the objects within The Quilters’ Guild Collection require dedicated care and handling to ensure they are preserved for as long as possible.
The Quilters’ Guild Conference and AGM is a splendid gathering of quilters, this year we’ll be in Newcastle for the first time in our 39 year history, enjoying much of what the North East has to offer.
The Quilters’ Guild relies on volunteers to deliver Guild activities both nationally and locally. We now have vacancies for volunteers to take up national roles in May 2018.
Our first Friends of the Collection mini exhibition took a look at how patchwork and quilting have been used through the centuries in clothing.
We’ve joined forces with Today’s Quilter magazine to release a special souvenir supplement, celebrating the new collection and the heritage that inspired it. We’re so excited to reveal the Devon County supplement will be in shops from 9th November 2017.