Quilt talent in spotlight

March 28 2014

A LOCAL quilt group will be hosting an exhibition celebrating the talent and skills of its members - some of which have won national and international acclaim.

A LOCAL quilt group will be hosting an exhibition celebrating the talent and skills of its members - some of which have won national and international acclaim.
Quiltfest, put on by the Bristol Quilters every three years, will run over three days at the end of May, showcasing more than 100 beautiful quilts, as well as wall hangings and a selection of non-hanging items.
Items range from traditional to contemporary in style, created by using a wide variety of techniques.
The group will be putting on a tombola to raise funds for their chosen charity, the Great Western Air Ambulance.
A specialist quilting trader will also be present at the show, selling homemade treats and gifts. Homemade cakes and refreshments will also be available.
Bristol Quilters, established in 1980, is made up of more than 120 members from all across the city.
Quiltfest will run from May 29-31 at Badminton School, Westbury Road, BS9 3BA.
Opening times are Thursday 1pm–6pm; Friday 10am–6pm and Saturday 10am–4pm. Admission: £4. For more information, go to www.bristolquilters.co.uk or email: infoquiltfest14bristol@gmail.com