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

Festival of Quilts 2018 special exhibition – ‘Our Quilt Heritage’

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We all like talking. We all like quilting. We like patchwork, fabric and nosing around to see how a quilt was made, too. Come and indulge yourself and join us at the ‘Our Quilt Heritage’ stand. Continue reading

The 1718 Coverlet visits Bath

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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. Continue reading