This is a delightful exhibition of work by this group who are students of Sylvia Critcher.
Sylvia shows us round some of the lovely quilts that were on display in the exhibition.
The Hope Quilters’ Banner managed to take away the rosette for Viewers Choice as well as the Humour Quilt Prize at Quilts UK, Malvern in 2009 – and looking at the detail and the fun it’s no surprise.
Sylvia is know for her corded and stuffed work and you will see examples of this (and if you are inspired don’t forget to look in the shopping pages) as well as often using buttons as a means of holding the quilts together.
During the wander round we learn about workshops given by Kim Shaw (who is a contributor here on the site as well as demonstrating at many of the shows around the country); we also see interesting work by a member of the Blue Tulips Textile group www.bluetulips.org/
The Seeing Stars workshop and pattern are available here on the site: click here for the video workshop as well as the pattern.
If you would like to learn more about The Silk Route and their products, click here to watch their interview.
If you are interested in joining Sylvia in Valencia you can click here to find out more.
Known mostly for her trapunto and faux French boutis, you can see Sylvia teaches a wide range of patchwork techniques, and you can contact her by tel: 01732 462653 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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