AmericanMuseumInBritain

A museum focusing on American folk art located in Bath, England

The Glorious World of Goldwork Embroidery, Bath (UK)

Date: 
6. September 2014 (All day) - 14. September 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bath, England, UK
Event Type: 
Show
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On the premises of the American Museum in Britain in Bath, the Goldwork Guild presents a breathtaking exhibition showcasing the ancient art of precious metal embroidery, inspired by both past and present.

American Museum in Britain
Description: 

On the premises of the American Museum in Britain in Bath, the Goldwork Guild presents a breathtaking exhibition showcasing the ancient art of precious metal embroidery, inspired by both past and present.

 

Venue:

The American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor

Bath

BA2 7BD

England, UK

*Textiles Fair, Bath (UK)

Date: 
23. August 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bath, England, UK
Event Type: 
Fair

The Textiles Fair will bring a wide range of specialist textiles makers and retailers to the premises of the American Museum in Britain located in Bath, England. See works of contemporary embroidery and buy kits and accessories to keep your own hands busy over the summer. Lacemaking accessories will also be available as well as specialty yarns and handmade textiles.

Description: 

The Textiles Fair will bring a wide range of specialist textiles makers and retailers to the premises of the American Museum in Britain located in Bath, England. See works of contemporary embroidery and buy kits and accessories to keep your own hands busy over the summer. Lacemaking accessories will also be available as well as specialty yarns and handmade textiles.

 

Venue:

The American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor

Bath BA2 7BD

The Colourful World of Kaffe Fassett, Bath (UK)

Date: 
22. March 2014 (All day) - 2. November 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bath, England
Event Type: 
Show

The well-known designer Kaffe Fassett celebrates his 50th anniversary as a textile artist with an exhibition in the American Museum in Britain located in Bath. Not surprisingly, the theme of the exhibition is COLOUR!

American Museum in Britain
Description: 

The well-known designer Kaffe Fassett celebrates his 50th anniversary as a textile artist with an exhibition in the American Museum in Britain located in Bath. Not surprisingly, the theme of the exhibition is COLOUR!

 

Venue:

The American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor

Bath

BA2 7BD

England, UK

England/Wales 2013: The 3rd day - Crescents, Circus, and Quilts

Pratt Hotel

After a walk through its streets, circles and crescents we also consider a certain Anne Elliot's dislike of Bath a prejudice and a mistake. Who could not fall back into a leisurely stroll and out of our 21st century trot after fame and fortune when promenading through this lovely town which owes its architecture and reputation to the Regency era when Bath was an important and very fashionable spa town...

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The 2013 Quilt Trip to England and Wales

The 2013 Quilt Trip to England and Wales

The 2013 quilt trip takes us to England and Wales - threading our path through the beautiful English and Welsh landscape to find the quilt treasures on display here. And not only the quilt treasures! Some places closely related to much-liked authors like Jane Austen, but also Elisabeth Gaskell and the Bronte-Sisters, are also part of our itinerary...

Peyote Stitch Beaded Bracelet

Date: 
27. April 2013 - 10:00 - 13:00
Location: 
Bath, England, United Kingdom
Event Type: 
Workshop
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The Peyote plant has long been a part of Native American spiritual tradition, inspiring decorative design motifs among tribes. In this half-day workshop you will develop your beadwork techniques with a focus on the peyote stitch and create a beautiful beaded bracelet....

American Museum in Britain
Description: 

The Peyote plant has long been a part of Native American spiritual tradition, inspiring decorative design motifs among tribes. In this half-day workshop you will develop your beadwork techniques with a focus on the peyote stitch and create a beautiful beaded bracelet.

All materials included.

 

 

 

Venue:

The American Museum in Britain

Claverton Manor

Bath BA2 7BD

A Quilted Bridge

A Quilted Bridge

This year, two of our favourite textile-related museums, the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre in Lampeter, Wales, and the American Museum in Britain in Bath, England, have joined forces to stage a memorable exhibition...

American Museum in Britain

American Museum in Britain

The American Museum in Britain opened in 1961 thanks to the effort of three men: Dr. Dallas Pratt, an American psychiatrist and collector, John Judkyn, a British born antiques dealer who had become an US American citizen, and Nick Bell Knight, a furniture restorer based in the Bath area...

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Three Quilt Jobs Every Quilter Would Love to Have (3rd part)

Lily Quilt

When you read about antique or vintage quilts, quilt tops or quilt blocks in quilt magazines or in books, very often you are told NEVER to even think about altering, repairing or finishing them. What would you say to this?

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Three Quilt Jobs Every Quilter Would Love to Have (2nd part)

Star Quilt

And what does a “normal” day in your jobs look like? Which event do you remember as the nicest so far in your profession lives? And which experience could you have done without? Buying and collecting old, vintage or antique quilts is something not very common in Europe. Do you have any advice for novice buyers or collectors? What are the most common errors of judgement in your opinion?

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