A series of three articles by our own curator, Heather Audin, will be running in upcoming issues of Today’s Quilter.
An unusual theme, but one that popped into our curator’s head whilst coming up with new ideas for how to share The Collection. She has found five quilts that feature fish, so, here we go!
We are delighted to share this article from Guild member Sarah Hibbert about her work, The Festival of Quilts, and her wonderful new Log Cabin design for The Guild’s Pattern Box collection.
British Quilt Study Group member Janet Rae takes you on a journey through the history of the Log Cabin design.
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.
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.
Guild member Jenni Smith introduces a new quilting course for beginners that supports The Quilters’ Guild.
Upper Street Events talk to Californian quilter Sheila Frampton-Cooper about her work, inspirations and teaching.
The Textilsammlung Max Berk / Kurpfälzisches Museum are pleased to announce that entry for the 8th European Quilt Triennial is now open.
Please click to download an entry form. The closing date for submission of applications is 16th January 2021.
The following prizes will be awarded:
- 1st prize – Doris Winter Memorial Prize for innovation in material, technique and design – €5,000 donated by the Betty Barclay Group
- 2nd prize – €1,000 for talented young quilters and newcomers under the age of 40
- 3rd prize – €1,000 for innovation in a large format (minimum 3 m², maximum 4 m²)
The exhibition is expected to be shown in Heidelberg from 10th October 2021 to 16th January 2022 and thereafter at the Kreismuseum Zons in Germany and the Textilmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland. Plans for further exhibitions in Germany and other countries are currently under discussion.
Everyone has a slightly different perception of a crazy quilt but usually we think of such quilts as being very colourful, heavily embellished with applique, embroidery and other stitching all on top of a fabric base.