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Our Heritage – The Pineapple Coverlet

Our Heritage – The Pineapple Coverlet

The ‘Pineapple Coverlet’ in the Snowshill Collection of the National Trust is our evidence of the past and our present day inheritance.

A Colouricious Orissan Adventure Part One

A Colouricious Orissan Adventure Part One

This is a little taste of some of the wonderful things I saw over Easter on my fantastic trip. There will be more in the magazine soon, but this will give you a sneak preview of some things and a little more of some others!

Welsh Quilt Love Affair

Welsh Quilt Love Affair

Chris Hammacott explores her new found love of all things Welsh

Island Life

Island Life

Jane Rae catches up with Island Batik, whose beautiful fabrics are used by quilters around the globe Subscribers Only

Quilts, Comfort from Kindness

Quilts, Comfort from Kindness

An exhibition of quilts donated by the Canadian Red Cross to the bombed out families of Britain in World War II, a story of selfless endeavour to provide warmth and comfort to thousands by the women of Canada.

Memories of Quilting in Carcassonne

Memories of Quilting in Carcassonne

Anne Ogden tells of a holiday with a difference

Bridging The Gap

Bridging The Gap

This is a true story describing how a quilt came to link Northern Australia's wartime experiences with today's generation.

From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

Gillian Cooper explores the world of Russian quilting from the comfort of the NEC at Birmingham at Festival of Quilts 2006 Subscribers Only

Patchwork themes from Thailand

Patchwork themes from Thailand

Join Jane Rae as she explores just some of the techniques used by the craftspeople in Thailand Subscribers Only

Lot 77

Lot 77

Ever wondered what it is like to bid for an antique quilt? Caroline Wilkinson tells of her day at the auction house

Quilting Around The World - Central America

Quilting Around The World - Central America

Text by Brenda Dean, photographs by Peter Dean, copyright www.quiltersinternational.co.uk. Reproduced with kind permission.

Tessa's Underground Railroad inspiration

Tessa's Underground Railroad inspiration

Tessa has been leading us all on our Underground Railroad journey. Here is the story behind her personal interest in the history of the slave fugitives and the people who helped them to freedom.

The Last Peace of the Puzzle, Origins of Bed-In for Peace bedspread

The Last Peace of the Puzzle, Origins of Bed-In for Peace bedspread

If there was ever a tale that demonstrated the need for labelling our quilts, this is it. Read all about John and Yoko's bed-in for peace bedspread, and the amazing story about how the quiltmaker, Christine Kemp, finally proved that it was her work!

Threads of Feeling

Threads of Feeling

Fabric swatches from the 18th Century tell stories of mothers and babies parting. Exhibition at the Foundlings Museum, London, 14 October 2010 to 6 March 2011.

As smooth as silk

As smooth as silk

Cambodia's countryside is abundant with hidden silk farms and small silk-weaving factories. Anita Peach follows the path of some beautiful Asian silk from the silkworm to a sheer garment for sale at the Artisans D'Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Feedsack Fabric

Feedsack Fabric

Chris Hammacott explains the quirky allure of quilts made from antique American feed sack fabric

Saved from Oblivion

Saved from Oblivion

Kay Whittle discovers a masterpiece from 1822 which poses more questions than it answers Subscribers Only

Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles

Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles

Gillian Cooper visited a textile collection in Southeast London. All photographs by David Ramkalawon.

Luton Coverlet

Luton Coverlet

Jean Gardner plays detective with Veronica Main of Luton Museum

Quilt Heritage Wales

Quilt Heritage Wales

Anne Beaven met Doreen Gough of The Quilt Association to talk about their work in preserving a slice of Welsh life

Top 5 Quilting Around The World

Basically Banners

Katy Purvis visits the Banners Exhibition at The National Coal Mining Museum, Yorkshire.

A Girl's Best Friend

What kind of relationship do you have with your sewing machine? Is it a good friend and companion or simply pieces of metal, plastic and electronics cobbled together into a useful tool?

As smooth as silk

Cambodia's countryside is abundant with hidden silk farms and small silk-weaving factories. Anita Peach follows the path of some beautiful Asian silk from the silkworm to a sheer garment for sale at the Artisans D'Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Quilting Around The World - Central America

Text by Brenda Dean, photographs by Peter Dean, copyright www.quiltersinternational.co.uk. Reproduced with kind permission.

Lot 77

Ever wondered what it is like to bid for an antique quilt? Caroline Wilkinson tells of her day at the auction house

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