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

Jenni Smith and Liberty at The Festival of Quilts 2021

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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. Continue reading

Collection Focus: The Wellington Quilt

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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

The Collection on show in Tokyo

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We are pleased to announce that fifteen pieces from The Quilters’ Guild Museum Collection will be on show at the Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival 2020. Continue reading

A Day in the Life of a Curator

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I’ve been the Curator of The Quilters’ Guild Museum Collection for 11 years now, and I can say that writing this feature is remarkably difficult. Here at Quilters’ Guild HQ two days are rarely the same! Continue reading

Exhibition dates for 2019

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As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Quilters’ Guild and 40th year of The Quilters’ Guild Collection, we are thrilled to announce that we will be holding Open Days at our Headquarters in York twice a month throughout 2019! Continue reading