Tag: Quilt Show

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There is to be a Quilt Show in the little market town where I teach (Eccleshall in Staffordshire) and for months I have been (nagging) encouraging my students to get their quilts finished so that they can be displayed. Its all in a good cause, I tell them, its raising money for the upkeep of…

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It has been a very long time since I last went to the quilt show at Malvern. So I took the opportunity to get a door to door lift from our son in law who could visit a relative living just around the corner from The Three Counties Showground. We arrived just after opening time…

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If you have visited here before you know that I am rather partial to modern quilts, so of course my review of Festival of Quilts 2019 had to be about the Modern category didn’t it?  In fact it really did because it was one of only 2 sections that I actually managed to see whilst…

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Woohoo, it’s August and that means Festival of Quilts. I think I first went to the show in 2015, when I got myself onto a coach trip run by a local(ish) quilt group.  The trips is well organised and goes on Thursday, coming back on the Friday night.  There’s one night in a hotel on…

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The Quilt Convention is a quilt show that features the best of Australia from the past year from each state guild. It also has a number of other travelling and international displays that are just fantastic to experience. The work of visiting tutors is displayed which makes it possible to see works which we might…

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Gulliver had a very important job to do this week. He took a very special parcel to the post office. In his parcel are 6 quilts featuring himself. They are from the UKQU competitions from last year. 6 monthly competitions based on a theme. Gulliver was very fortunate to be asked to send all 6…

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Quilts UK has just finished and what a show it was. It is held over four days at the Three Counties Showground set at the foothills of the stunning Malvern Hills. People come from all over the country and quite often use it as a reason to meet up with friends from near and far…

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So today’s blog post is not the one I intended I write!  I had planned to continue my series of posts on modern quilts with an exploration into design aesthetic but I am going to postpone that one. Last weekend saw the 7th Annual British Stitch and Quilt Village running at Uttoxeter racecourse and this…

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EDITED 22/01/19  This giveaway is now closed.  The winner, selected by random.org, is Mary Carrington This weekend sees the first Quilt Show of the year at Newark Showground.  It is a show run by Grosvenor Shows and this is only its second year.  I didn’t go last year but was very eager to go this year…

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I heard about cancelled shows and change of direction in the UK. Let’s have a look at the situation in the Netherlands. This week we received the, to me shocking, news the planned yearly General Exhibition of the Dutch Quiltersgilde was cancelled! De Algemene Tentoonstelling 2019 gaat helaas niet door you can use the translate…

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I’ve just had a week of holiday in New Zealand visiting family and enjoying old haunts. I also got lucky enough to go to two quilt shows and a couple of shops. (I mean quilt shops of course, the rest don’t count). Luckily for me Rose City Quilters and Horowhenua Quilters were both having exhibitions.…