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Date(s) - 01/08/2019 - 04/08/2019
10:00 am - 5:30 pm


Quilters Guild of The British Isles And Quilt Groups

0844 858 6749

The Festival of Quilts is Europe’s biggest patchwork and quilting event, attracting 25,000+ visitors from all over the world.


Highlights include: 800 competition quilts; 400+ workshops; talks, lectures and demonstrations; social events; and 300+ exhibitors.


The Festival’s galleries will feature work by internationally-acclaimed artists and groups including Michael James, India Flint, Eszter Bornemisza and Karina Thompson.  The International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Nebraska will be showing an exhibition of 19th Century Baltimore Album Quilts.


YouTube quilt star Jenny Doan (Missouri Star Quilt Company) will fly in to present a daily Trunk Show.  Artists will be live at work in the Creative Textiles Studio, there’s a catwalk show of wearable art from Russia and in the Japanese Pavilion will be handpicked companies from the International Great Quilt Festival, Tokyo.  At the Lewis & Irene garden party, visitors can view new fabrics while sipping a glass of bubbly.


Upcoming Events

17 Wed

The Hospital Project - Derbyshire's Industrial Heritage

17/10/2018 - 17/10/2019 | 12:00 am

Royal Derby Hospital, Derby
Embroiderers Guild
28 Fri

Sewing The Seeds

28/06/2019 - 10/08/2019 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Florence Arts Centre, Egremont Cumbria
2 Tue

\'London Threads\' Carousel Textile Artists summer show

02/07/2019 - 27/07/2019 | 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Barbican Library, London
12 Fri

Textile Art Group Suffolk's annual exhibition

12/07/2019 - 24/07/2019 | 12:00 am

Snape Maltings, Snape
12 Fri

Textile Art Exhibition

12/07/2019 - 24/07/2019 | 10:00 am

Pond Gallery, Snape, Aldeburgh Suffolk


T: 01395 233247