Festival of Quilts 2016

Each year my Quilt Group (Durham Quilters), travels together down to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England, to attend the Festival of Quilts. We generally spend three days at the Festival, which lasts for four days in total. However, this year some of us set off at 7am on the Thursday, arriving soon afterContinue reading “Festival of Quilts 2016”

A historic quilt at Beamish

Last week, on a cold day, with snow still on the ground, a group of quilters gathered at Beamish Open Air Museum (www.beamish.org.uk) at Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG, to view some of the historic quilts in their collection. I’d been quite unwell with one of those winter viruses that makes you feel you have beenContinue reading “A historic quilt at Beamish”

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