Traditional Special Interest Group Challenges 2022

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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? Continue reading

Traditional Special Interest Group

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Since we last focused on our Special Interest Groups in 2019, the Traditional Special Interest Group have come a long way. Here to tell you more about the group is coordinator, Tanja Burlison. Continue reading

Collection Focus: All the World’s a Stage

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This is the last article from the current themed series around our Festival of Quilts exhibition ‘Quilts and their Makers’. We hope you’ve enjoyed exploring some of the items in the collection, and for those of you travelling to the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching show there will be an opportunity to see a selection of these quilts again – including this fabulous, theatrical piece. Continue reading

A Few Inches More: The Benefits of a Longarm Quilting Machine

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“Am I even a quilter if I don’t enjoy the quilting?”

I remember asking myself this question a few months into my exploration of my latest hobby. I’d spent many weeks creating a king-sized Christmas quilt with my mother. It was full of appliquéd shapes and embroidered details and, as it was only the second quilt I’d ever made, I was immensely proud of it.

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