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Exhibitions & Shows

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Flowerpatch Quilters 35th annual patchwork exhibition, Cornwall

July 31st, 2018 to August 4th, 2018

5_flowerpatch-over-the-rainbow1 This will be held at Central Methodist Church Hall, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8BA from 10 am to 4 pm each day

'Over the Rainbow' Quilt Raffle in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind

Books, Fabric and Craft stall


Entrance £2

Swansea Festival of Stitch 2018

August 10th, 2018 to August 24th, 2018

This takes place from 1-24 August 2018.

5_swansea-f-of-stitch In the second celebration of 'Stitch' in Swansea and hosted by the city of Swansea, the Festival will be an extravaganza. There are 15 days of Masterclasses, 11 exhibitions, free Skills Taster Sessions, Makers and Traders Market, and Masterclasses from renowned artists. There are also free drop-in workshops and a ' Quilt Expo' at Swansea's LC2 featuring quilts by groups and individuals from South Wales.


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Cae Hir Gardens, Cribyn, Nr. Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 7NG

August 25th, 2018 to August 28th, 2018

An open Quilt Show held in the beautiful RHS associate Gardens. Enter your quilt then come and see it hung in these beautiful hillside gardens.  There is the usual open competition plus an addition section to coinside with the Welsh Tourist Board theme “Year of the Sea”.


Alternatively just come and enjoy the beautiful quilts and gardens or partake in one of the classes being held this year. There are tearooms in the garden, which serve excellent cakes, and there will be a trader’s marquee for all your quilting needs as well as quilts and crafts for sale. As the gardens are set on a hillside there is limited disabled access


Opening Times 10.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m. daily. Admission £6.00

Entry forms and full t & c

Ouse Valley Quilters’ biennial exhibition, East Sussex

August 31st, 2018 to September 1st, 2018

This will be held at King’s Academy, formerly Ringmer Community College, Lewes Road, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5RB.

Open 10am-4pm.  Admission £4 (accompanied children free).

Display of work; refreshments; traders; tombola; sales tables and raffle in aid of Kangaroos (a charity enriching young disabled people’s lives) and Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance.  Free parking.

For further details contact Penny Jones on 01323 890925 or visit

Dulwich Quilters Exhibition 2018, London SE21

September 15th, 2018 to September 16th, 2018

5_dulwich-quilters-2018This will be held at Bell House, 27 College Road, London SE21 7BG

Open from 10am – 5pm both days £4 entrance, Children free

Limited Disabled Access & Parking

There will also be a sales table, Children’s Quiz & refreshments and a Raffle Quilt: LEAF QUILT – in aid of ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY

For further info contact:

Quilters' Guild Region 10 Regional Day - Gotham, Notts

September 29th, 2018 to September 30th, 2018

This will take place at Gotham Memorial Hall, Main Road, Gotham NG11 0HE and run Saturday 10am-4pm with a workshop on Sunday 10am-4pm

Annual Challenge this year is 'The Place of Women' - in celebration of 100 years of the vote for women - and can be interpreted any way you wish! - A4 size. - bring it with you.

Speaker will be Julia Triston on 'Culture, Colour and Cloth'.

Julia is a keen traveller, picking up textiles and embroidery techniques along her walks and tours around the world.

The workshop will be - Modern Applique  with the theme of 'Eyes'.

In the workshop you will take a fresh look at the methods of applying one cloth to the surface of another.

Saturday members £10 - non members £15 if paid in advance; otherwise £12 and £15 on the door
YQ's £2.50 - accompanied by an adult
Workshop - £30 members and £40 non-members.

There will be a faith lunch on Saturday, so please bring along a plated contribution and your own mug.

For bookings and more information contact Hilary Jackson:

Frodsham Patchwork Group Exhibition, Frodsham, Cheshire

October 4th, 2018 to October 4th, 2018

This 'Pearl Anniversary' Exhbition will be held on Thursday 4th October from 11am to 4pm at Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire WA6 7QN.

There will be an exhibition of patchwork and quilting; a quilt raffle, tombola,

and additional exhibition by the 'Cosmic Chicks;

Long Arm Quilting Stand by Alison Chorley,

Textile Display by students of Helsby High School

Traders will be - Quilters' Needs and Patchwork Gallery

Refreshments available

Admission £3 - Large car park park and disabled access.

For more information contact:

Quilters' Guild Derbyshire Area Day - Swandlincote, Derbys

October 6th, 2018 to October 6th, 2018

This will take place in the Emmanuel Church Hall, 28 Vicarage Gardens, Swandlincote, DE11 8LS and run from 10am-4pm.

The speaker is Anne Kelly who will give a talk entitled' The Natural World'.
Anne collects recycled fabric, paper and ephemera and uses collage, stitch, photographic and print process in her work.

Members £10 - non members £15 if booked in advance; otherwise £12 and £15 on the door.
YQ's £2.50 (accompanied by an adult)

There will be a faith lunch so please bring along a plated contribution and your own mug.

For more information contct Ami James:

Richmond And Kew Quilters Quilt Exhibition, Teddington , Middx

October 26th, 2018 to October 28th, 2018


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This will take place at the Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington TW11 9NN and will be open 10am-5pm Friday and Saturday, and 10am-4pm on Sunday

Admission £3 - children free - no concessions

Includes a display of Canadian Red Cross Quilts

Refreshments and craft related stalls

Prize raffle to support the British Heart Foundation and REACT

for more information visit

The Big Textile Show, Leicester Racecourse

October 27th, 2018 to October 28th, 2018

This wil take place on the Racecourse.

Show Times:

Saturday 27 October (9:30-17:00) and Sunday 28 (9:30-16:00) October 2018.

Workshop Timings:

Saturday AM – 10:30-12:30, PM – 14:30-16:30

Sunday AM – 10:30-12:30, PM – 13:30-15:30

Three hour workshops will finish at 13:30.

Any individual timings will be shown on the workshop description.


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Product of the Month - July 2018

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Co-ordinating panels put together exclusively for Product of the Month for July 2018 so free p&p in the UK for July PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription

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