Collection Focus: Modern Jazz

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We were so excited to celebrate the recent 2021 Festival of Quilts with our exhibition ‘Quilts and their makers’, showcasing 10 historic quilts and 10 pieces from our contemporary works. In this show we explored the variety and skill of our makers both past and present, and celebrated their creativity in a selection of the quilts which were on display.

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Collection Focus: Huswife

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We are so excited to be celebrating the 2021 Festival of Quilts this week with our exhibition ‘Quilts and their makers’, showcasing 10 historic quilts and 10 pieces from our contemporary works. In this show we explore the variety and skill of our makers both past and present, and celebrate their creativity in a selection of the quilts which will be on display. Continue reading

Collection Focus: Shadow Quilted Slippers

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We are looking forward to celebrating the 2021 Festival of Quilts by showcasing our forthcoming exhibition ‘Quilts and their makers’, taking 10 historic quilts and 10 pieces from our contemporary works. Newsletter readers can take a sneak peek in advance, as over the coming months we explore the variety and skill of our makers both past and present, and celebrate their creativity in a selection of the quilts which will be on display. Continue reading

Upcoming articles by The Quilters’ Guild Curator in Today’s Quilter

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A series of three articles by our own curator, Heather Audin, will be running in upcoming issues of Today’s Quilter. Continue reading

New Collection acquisition by Sandie Lush

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We are thrilled to have recently acquired the contemporary wholecloth quilt ‘Slip 1, Knit 1’, made by Sandie Lush for The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles’ 7th National juried exhibition in 1999, which was held at Lord’s Cricket Ground. 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

‘What’s New?’ – Exhibition

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This exhibition showcases new acquisitions to The Quilters’ Guild Collection. All items have been added in the last 3 years, and represent the diverse range of styles, ages and types of textiles that make up The Collection. Continue reading