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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San Jose Museum Of Quilts and Textiles Announces 40th Anniversary Exhibition

The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles has announced “Expressions of Identity: 40th Anniversary Exhibition.” Running from October 20, 2017 to January 14, 2018, join the Museum as it celebrates 40 years and exhibits and highlights pieces from their permanent collection.

For more information, visit https://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/upcoming-exhibitions-sjmqt-sanjose-soma-downtown

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/

Festival Of Quilts Announced For August

The Festival Of Quilts will be held in Birmingham, England, August 10-13 2017. Featuring demonstrations, exhibitors, a quilt gallery, quick and easy workshops and the Quilt Academy, this event will have something for everyone.

For more information, visit http://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk/workshops/talks/

Worldwide Embroidery Traditions Exhibit Announced In San Francisco

The de Young Museum in San Francisco has announced an exhibit “Beyond The Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions.” Running until August 31, 2017, this display presents a selection of embroidered costumes and accessories from around the world, exploring craftsmanship and cultural connotations.

For more information, visit https://deyoung.famsf.org/beyond-surface-worldwide-embroidery-traditions

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

The Original Sewing & Quilt Expo Announces Raleigh, North Carolina Show July 2017

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The Original Sewing and Quilt Expo has announced its Raleigh, N.C. show has been scheduled for July 20-27, 2017. It will feature classes, runway fashion shows and stage presentations, a display gallery featuring the latest from top textile artists, make-it-and-take-it projects and plenty of prizes.This event will have plenty of quilt and sewing fun for everyone.

For more information, visit http://www.sewingexpo.com/Events/Raleigh,NC.aspx