England

*World Textile Day East of England, Mundford (UK)

Date: 
12. September 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Mundford (near Thetford), Norfolk, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
Workshop
Fair

Exhibition in Mundford (near Thetford) in Norfolk, England, of stitched, embroidered and woven textiles and artefacts from around the world. Lectures, small vendors' mall.

Description: 

Exhibition in Mundford (near Thetford) in Norfolk, England, of stitched, embroidered and woven textiles and artefacts from around the world. Lectures, small vendors' mall.

Lectures:

  • 11 am and 2 pm entertainment - Textile Adventures.
  • Each session stars three different world textile experts recounting memorable textile adventures from their travels.
  • £2 per session, tickets at the door.

 

Venue:

Mundford Village Hall

St. Leonards St

Mundford

Thetford

Norfolk

IP26 5DW

UK

*World Textile Day West, Bristol (UK)

Date: 
1. November 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Saltford near Bristol, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
Workshop
Fair

Exhibition of stitched, embroidered and woven textiles and artefacts from around the world. Lectures, small vendors' mall.

Description: 

Exhibition of stitched, embroidered and woven textiles and artefacts from around the world. Lectures, small vendors' mall.

Morning and afternoon lectures:

  • 11 am. Sacred and Spiritual Textiles of South West China with Chinese textiles expert and collector Martin Conlan.
  • 2 pm. Textiles of the Islamic World with world textiles expert, collector and author John Gillow.
  • £2 per lecture, tickets at the door.

Venue:

Saltford Hall

Wedmore Rd

Saltford

Bristol

BS31 3BY

England

UK

Unfolding Stories, Bradford-on-Avon (UK) - next exhibition in 2016

Date: 
30. September 2014 (All day) - 5. October 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bradford-on-Avon, England, UK°
Event Type: 
Show

Unfolding Stories is an exhibition of contemporary art quilts in Bradford-on Avon, England (UK). The quilts were made by members of Contemporary Quilters West, revealing stories through the use of cloth, paint and dye, hidden within Church Architecture, Old Maps, walks through the landscape and along beaches, South African life and Samba Dancing.

Stephanie Crawford: Samba Dancers
Description: 

Unfolding Stories is an exhibition of contemporary art quilts in Bradford-on Avon, England (UK). The quilts were made by members of Contemporary Quilters West, revealing stories through the use of cloth, paint and dye, hidden within Church Architecture, Old Maps, walks through the landscape and along beaches, South African life and Samba Dancing.

Picture curtesy of award winning quilter Stephanie Crawford: "Samba Dancers"

 

Venue:

West Barn (near Tithe Barn)

Pound Lane

Bradford-on-Avon

BA15 1LF

UK

The Glorious World of Goldwork Embroidery, Bath (UK)

Date: 
6. September 2014 (All day) - 14. September 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bath, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
outdated

On the premises of the American Museum in Britain in Bath, the Goldwork Guild presents a breathtaking exhibition showcasing the ancient art of precious metal embroidery, inspired by both past and present.

American Museum in Britain
Description: 

On the premises of the American Museum in Britain in Bath, the Goldwork Guild presents a breathtaking exhibition showcasing the ancient art of precious metal embroidery, inspired by both past and present.

 

Venue:

The American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor

Bath

BA2 7BD

England, UK

*Crazy Patchwork Hearts, Bath (UK)

Date: 
4. October 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bath, England, UK
Event Type: 
Workshop

In this workshop held in the American Museum in Britain in Bath, England, you will make your own 3D heart in crazy patchwork. With the help of pins, you will build up intricate patterns using scraps of fabric, lace, ribbons, braids, and beads.

American Museum in Britain
Description: 

In this workshop held in the American Museum in Britain in Bath, England, you will make your own 3D heart in crazy patchwork. With the help of pins, you will build up intricate patterns using scraps of fabric, lace, ribbons, braids, and beads.

Teacher: Janet Haigh

 

Venue:

The American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor

Bath

BA2 7BD

England, UK

Poetry Workshop - Stitched Together, Chawton (UK)

Date: 
6. December 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Chawton, Alton, England, UK
Event Type: 
Workshop

Ok, it's a poetry workshop and at first glance has nothing to do with textiles. BUT - Jane Austen was an accomplished needlewoman and constructing and stitching textiles has much in common with writing your own texts.

Description: 

Ok, it's a poetry workshop and at first glance has nothing to do with textiles. BUT - Jane Austen was an accomplished needlewoman and constructing and stitching textiles has much in common with writing your own texts.

In this workshop, you will use several different methods to make something whole and finished from the ragbag of ideas and images each of us carries around.

Teacher: Maura Dooley

To book ring the museum on 01420 83262 or email enquiries@jahmusm.org.uk

Venue:

Jane Austen's House Museum,
Chawton,
Alton,
Hampshire
GU34 1SD

Springfields Quilt Show, Spalding (UK)

Date: 
5. June 2015 (All day) - 6. June 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Spalding, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
Workshop
Fair
outdated

The Springfields Quilt Festival in Spalding, UK, offers you an exhibition with lots of quilts from all over the world. Trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies.

Description: 

The Springfields Quilt Festival in Spalding, UK, offers you an exhibition with lots of quilts from all over the world. Trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies.

Workshops are also available, but can only be booked on-site on a "first come, first serve" basis.

 

Venue:

Springfields Events Centre

Camel Gate

Spalding

Lincolnshire

PE12 6ET

UK

Spring Quilt Festival, Exeter (UK)

Date: 
27. March 2015 (All day) - 29. March 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Exeter, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
Workshop
Fair
outdated

The Spring Quilt Festival in Exeter, UK, offers you an exhibition with lots of quilts from all over the world. Trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies.

Description: 

The Spring Quilt Festival in Exeter, UK, offers you an exhibition with lots of quilts from all over the world. Trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies.

Workshops are also available, but can only be booked on-site on a "first come, first serve" basis.

Venue:

Westpoint Exhibition Centre
Westpoint
Clyst St Mary
Exeter
Devon
EX5 1DJ
UK

Spring Quilt Festival, Duxford (UK)

Date: 
6. March 2015 (All day) - 8. March 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Duxford, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
Workshop
Fair
outdated

The Spring Quilt Festival in Duxford, UK, offers you an exhibition with lots of quilts from all over the world. Trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies and many quilters who are willing to show you how.

Description: 

The Spring Quilt Festival in Duxford, UK, offers you an exhibition with lots of quilts from all over the world. Trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies and many quilters who are willing to show you how.

 

Venue:

Airspace Conservation Hall

Imperial War Museum

Duxford

Cambs

CB22 4QR

UK

Spring Quilt Festival, Ardingly (UK)

Date: 
23. January 2015 (All day) - 25. January 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Ardingly, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
Workshop
Fair
outdated

The Spring Quilt Festival in Ardingly, UK, offers you an exhibition on the upper floor with lots of quilts from all over the world. Downstairs, trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies.

Description: 

The Spring Quilt Festival in Ardingly, UK, offers you an exhibition on the upper floor with lots of quilts from all over the world. Downstairs, trader stands with favourite patchwork and quilting supplies.

You will have the opportunity to meet experts who will readily explain anything you'd like to know about patchwork and quilting.

Venue:

Norfolk Pavilion
Ardingly
Haywards Heath
Sussex
RH17 6TL
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