Looking at Crazy Quilts

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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. Continue reading

Wholecloth quilts: A researcher’s view

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At first glance, wholecloth quilts may not seem to provide much in the way of resources for research – two pieces of fabric stitched together with a filling between. Continue reading

Specialist Group Focus: British Quilt Study Group

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The British Quilt Study Group is the eldest of the specialist groups of The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles. Formed in 1998, BQSG has celebrated its twentieth year this year and celebration is not an exaggeration. 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