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The Festival of Quilts

9 - 12 Aug 2018
Retail & Fashion

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Europe’s premier patchwork and quilting show returns to Birmingham bringing breath-taking displays of textile art and thousands of quilts from all over the world.

• The shopping opportunities are unlike any other in Europe – nowhere else will you find so many companies selling patchwork and quilting supplies under one roof.
• The Festival of Quilts showcases the most amazing craftsmanship with over 700 quilts entered into the competition.
• Be inspired by the work of leading international quilt artists and groups in a series of professionally curated galleries.
• Choose from a range of workshops and masterclasses or hear from the experts in one of the talks

Save the date for the most loved patchwork and quilting even of the year at the NEC, Birmingham from the 9th – 12th August 2018.










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