Ways of designing a quilt

This is a slightly disingenuous title, because there are probably scores of ways to design a quilt. When I was at art college (I went to CCAD in Hartlepool), we learnt to design in quite a linear way. It was a revelation to me, as a mature student: visual research – with plenty of drawing, design development – with lots of experimentation and then a … Continue reading Ways of designing a quilt

Festival of Quilts 5

This is the last post from me for this year about the Festival.  It seems everyone is talking about quilts, not least because they heard about the Festival on the radio.  Chris Evans who has a morning talk show on BBC Radio 2 did an interview with Helen Marriott on the subject on 11 August 2017. He seemed astonished that visitors might spend a whole … Continue reading Festival of Quilts 5