The motto of Kipling’s mongoose was ‘go and find out’ and it is that sense of curiosity which is the driving force of the British Quilt Study Group.
Miniature Quilt Group joint co-ordinator, Karen has designed a quilt made from the contents of her scrap bag. This applique, crazy patchwork and embroidery project will be really fun to do!
We asked tutors and Guild members Angela Daymond and Janet Goddard a few questions ahead of their workshops at The Stitch Festival, 3 – 6 March 2022 at The Business Design Centre, London.
Appliqué is a sewing technique that allows you to create designs by adding layers of fabric. This is the process of cutting pieces from a second fabric – or a selection of fabrics – then positioning and securing them to the main piece to form a larger pattern or design.
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?
The Quilters’ Guild are teaming up with Bernina to invite quilters around the UK to join us in the creation of a special Covid Commemorative Quilt.
Our friends at Immediate Live talk to Jenni Smith about her gallery ‘Quilting with Liberty Fabrics‘, at their forthcoming event, The Festival of Quilts 2021.
From 14 – 16 May 2021 join in with the Crafts Council’s nationwide festival of craft participation, Hey Craft!
Did you know that Guild membership gives you access to many Bursaries & Awards? Let’s take a look at three upcoming bursaries open to applications now, as well as some work from past winners.
Textile artist Gillian Cooper extols the virtues of keeping a sketchbook.