American Folk Art Museum Offers War And Pieced Quilt Exhibition

The American Folk Art Museum of New York is currently presenting “War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics” until January 7, 2018. In collaboration with the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, War and Pieced is the first exhibition in the United States to showcase the spectacularly complex geometric quilts made exclusively by men using richly dyed wools derived from British military and dress uniforms. These are commonly known as soldiers’ quilts.

For more information, visit https://folkartmuseum.org/exhibitions/war-and-pieced-the-annette-gero-collection-of-quilts-from-military-fabrics/

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Embroidery Mart Atlanta Scheduled For February

Embroidery Mart has been announced for February 2 – 3, 2018. This show for embroidery professionals and apparel decorators will feature free classes, vendors and plenty of opportunity to get to know other professionals. Registration is free for all current members of the National Network of Embroidery Professionals.

For more information, visit http://embroiderymart.com/atlanta/

Creativ Festival Scheduled For October 2017

Creativ Festival is taking place in Toronto, Canada October 26-28, 2017. This festival, dedicated to the creative arts such as sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, and stitching, is Canada’s largest DIY consumer show. Offering classes, workshops, free events and lots of exhibitors, there will be something for everyone interested in being creative.

For more information, visit http://www.csnf.com/fall-show/

American Quilter’s Society Announces Daytona QuiltWeek Contest

The American Quilter’s Society has announced the Daytona QuiltWeek Contest February 28 – March 3, 2018. Entries need to be submitted by October 20, 2017. Participants may enter in up to seven categories with cash prizes of up to $10,000.

For more information, visit http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/

Excel London Hosts Sewing Event in September

Excel London, the UK’s largest new dressmaking and sewing event, announces “The Great British Sewing Bee Comes Alive,” September 21-24, 2017. This event features contestants from past episodes of the popular show “The Great British Sewing Bee,” which will be hosting workshops throughout the show.

For more information, visit http://thegreatbritishsewingbeelive.com/

Wellington, New Zealand Craft And Quilt Fair Announced For August 31

The Craft And Quilt Fair will be held in Wellington, New Zealand, August 31-September 2 2017. It will feature demonstrations, exhibitors, seminars and hands-on learning workshops as well as a fabulous collection of quilts and textile arts.

For more information, visit http://www.craftfair.com.au/wp/Wellington/highlights/

Sewing Stitching & Handcraft Show Announced In Australia

The Sewing Stitching and Handcraft Show is being held in Adelaide, Australia July 14-16, 2017. With workshops and seminars, and many exhibitor displays, this show also features the Festival of Quilts and the Scrapbooking and Papercraft show.

For more information, visit http://www.kjex.com.au/Sewing%20Show.html