If you’re anything like us, you’re already sitting on the edge of your seat in anticipation of the biggest quilting event of the year! With so much to see and do at The Festival of Quilts, how can you make sure you don’t miss any of the great things we have on offer? Relax, we’ve got you covered, here’s your complete run down of The Guild at FOQ 2022.
Sarah Hibbert is a modern British quilter and Guild member. Her exhibition, Linen Works (sponsored by Lucky Spool), is at The Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham from 18th-21st August 2022.
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.
Immediate Live talks to Guild member Sabi Westoby about her exhibition at The Festival this month.
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.
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.
What sounds better than three full days of quilting-focused time in beautiful and historic Stirling, Scotland?
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!
Robina Akhter Ullah shares the inspiration and process behind her collaborative exhibition, Beyond Faith …