We have lots of great exhibitions planned for this year, so here’s a round up of dates, exhibitors and themes for your diary.
Don’t forget that we offer refreshments at all our exhibitions, and that funds raised are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. Also, for the first time this year, our exhibitions (and the shop) will be open on Bank Holiday Mondays.
Easter Exhibitions : 28 March – 11 April
The Shape of Nature : a nature themed exhibition from textile artists Hilary Beattie and Jenny Rolfe
Dislocation : a challenge project from the Contemporary Quilt Group of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles
Strawberries & Cream Week : 6 – 13 June
Unravelled… : Edwina Mackinnon and Catherine Nicholls join forces to unravel ideas, unwinding the many thoughts and inspirations that arrive on a given day, using dates of shared experiences as a starting point
Celebrating English Paper Piecing : EPP projects old and new; see some of the Bramble Babes in action and learn their tips for EPP perfection
Summer Showcase : 1 August – 1 September
Celebrating Tradition : the Traditional Quilt Group of The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles present a special exhibition for the 10th anniversary of the group.
Beginning to Quilt (1 – 10 Aug 2015) : Sampler quilts made by students from Fi Bowman’s Beginners & Intermediate patchwork courses show how much can be achieved by beginners, and how fabric choices make a design personal and unique
Claire Higgott, a Retrospective (18 Aug – 1 Sep 2015) : a retrospective collection of the work of Bramble Patch designer and textile artist Claire Higgott in textiles, art cloth and quilts
Christmas Exhibition : 5 – 19 December
Our annual exhibition of quilts and other stitched projects made by our students and customers