Exciting news for patchwork and quilters! Following the success of the first Quilt and Stitch Village, the 2014 British Quilt and Stitch Village will take place at Uttoxeter Racecourse, Staffs on 25th - 27th April 2014
There is still time for you to take part!!
If you’re feeling competitive, there’s still time to enter the show competition. There are brilliant prizes for each category, courtesy of our generous sponsors, including the ‘Overall Champion Prize’ of a Pfaff Sewing Machine worth nearly £1000. Return your entry form by 10th March 2014 for your chance! If you’ve never entered a quilt show before, then this is certainly the one to join in!
The ‘Special Theme’ category for both the quilt and embroidery sections this year is ‘Lest We Forget’. 2014 will commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War and 70 years since D Day, so this is your opportunity to make something very special to mark these occasions.
Download the 2014 entry form at www.quiltandstitchvillage.com/competition
Lots to see, lots to do
Along with lots of wonderful traders selling fabric, quilting equipment, accessories and much much more, Hany Khader from the Tent Makers of Cairo will be returning to enchant us all with his magical demonstrations. A huge bonus this year, is that Hany will be taking workshops – book early as these places will fill up very fast!
There will also be exhibits from Helen Conway and 'The African Fabric Shop' quilt project, Kathleen Matthews- author of Stitched Landscapes, the West Bridgford Embroiderers’ Guild will be exhibiting their Textile Art and Carol Holme will be showing her Gold-work to name but a few.
The Overall Champion from last year’s show, Hilary Beattie who won with her quilt 'My Heart, My Home My Country', will be exclusively launching her brand new collection entitled 'Beauty Matters'. A brilliant mixture of quilts, embroidery and stitched collage!
Hilary will be also be demonstrating her fabulous skills during the show and will even be giving one hour workshops- a unique chance to learn her art first hand.
Book your ticket
For more details on the show tickets visit www.quiltandstitchvillage.com, call 01684 588500, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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