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

Location
The NEC

Quilters Guild of The British Isles And Quilt Groups


0844 858 6749
www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk


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.

 

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