WelshQuilts

Wholecloth quilts made in Wales with beautiful and very particular quilt patterns

The Welsh Quilt Party (Wales, UK)

Date: 
7. March 2015 (All day) - 31. October 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Lampeter, Wales, UK
Event Type: 
Exhibition

The 2015 exhibition in the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre is an eclectic and sumptuous mix of quilts, textiles, paintings and pottery.

The Welsh Quilt Party (Wales, UK)
Description: 

The 2015 exhibition in the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre is an eclectic and sumptuous mix of quilts, textiles, paintings and pottery. 

Exhibits include:

Historic Welsh Quilts from 1830 - 1912

Eirian Short (embroidery)

Denys Short (paintings)

Cefyn Burgess (stitched and painted pictures)

Read an interview with Jen Jones to learn more about herself, her quilts, the Welsh Quilt Centre: Jen Jones and the Welsh Quilt Centre

Venue:

The Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre

The Town Hall

Lampeter, Ceredigion

SA48 7BB, Wales, UK

Turning Twenty, Llandiloes, Wales

Date: 
14. July 2014 (All day) - 15. September 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Llandiloes, Wales, United Kingdom
Event Type: 
Show
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In 2014, The Quilt Association celebrates Turning Twenty, with a special summer exhibition planned to showcase some of the best quilts from their own collection. Some of these have never been exhibited before.

Description: 

In 2014, The Quilt Association celebrates Turning Twenty, with a special summer exhibition planned to showcase some of the best quilts from their own collection. Some of these have never been exhibited before.

Venue:

The Minerva Arts Centre

High Street
Llanidloes
Powys
SY18 6BY

Wales, United Kingdom

Early to Bed, Lampeter, Wales

Date: 
7. March 2014 (All day) - 1. November 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Lampeter, Wales, UK
Event Type: 
Show
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The 2014 exhibition in the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre celebrates Folk Art and “Make-do and Mend” in the work of the rural quilters of 19th century Wales.

Early to Bed, Lampeter, Wales
Description: 

The 2014 exhibition in the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre celebrates Folk Art and “Make-do and Mend” in the work of the rural quilters of 19th century Wales.

Don't miss the "Sweater Quilts" by Sandie Lush shown in one of the smaller exhibition spaces.

Read an interview with Jen Jones to learn more about herself, her quilts, the Welsh Quilt Centre: Jen Jones and the Welsh Quilt Centre

Venue:

The Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre

The Town Hall

Lampeter, Ceredigion

SA48 7BB, Wales, UK

The Hortus Conclusus Quilt

The Hortus Conclusus Quilt

The Hortus Conclusus quilt is a medallion style quilt with a traditional centre block motif called “The Castle Garden” surrounded by seven borders pieced from half-square triangles alternating with strip borders made up of fabric stripes of different widths..

England/Wales 2013: The 4th day - Quilts, Quilts Quilts!

Welsh Wholecloth Quilt (Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre)

If you like wholecloth quilts, you would have loved to be in our shoes on this fourth day of our trip...

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Kaffe Fassett comes to Wales

Kaffe Fassett comes to Wales

During our 2013 Quilt Trip to England of Wales, Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre in Lampeter, Wales, was of course an obligatory stop on our itinerary. Driving through the Welsh landscape is a visual treat already, but seeing this year's exhibition in the Welsh Quilt Centre's beautiful exhibition space was certainly one of THE highlights of the trip...

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St. Fagans National History Museum

St. Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans is a wonderful open-air museum located in Cardiff in Wales. It was built on the grounds of St Fagans Castle, a late 16th-century manor house donated to the people of Wales by the Earl of Plymouth, and opened to the public in 1948....

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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...

Welsh Inspirations Quilting Motif

Welsh Inspirations Quilting Motif

The Welsh Inspirations Quilting Motif looks a lot more complicated than it really is! You should have some hand quilting skills, but it is certainly not necessary to be a pro in this field. Actually, this might be just the project for you to practice your hand quilting. If you feel that the entire pattern is slightly too ambitious for you, consider just doing the inner circle with the six large leaves....

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Welsh Inspirations (Cushion)

Welsh Inspirations (Cushion)

Since their first trip to Wales and the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre, Jutta and Johann have been huge fans of Welsh quilts and their striking quilting patterns. The celtic heritage and the rich texture created by the overall designs make Welsh Quilts a feast for the eye....

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