Posts Tagged "quilts"

London Photo of the Week: The Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace

Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not pop up to the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace? Yesterday the sewing machines were out under a canopy of fabric scraps!

The biggest craft show in London is packed with stalls selling sewing and knitting supplies, there are exhibitions of work from craft guilds, textile graduates and artists, and you can even take a class to learn something new!

The show is open today and tomorrow. Find out more at

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Quilts 1700-2010 at the V&A

The Quilts 1700-2010 exhibition opens tomorrow at the V&A in London and features a fabulous line-up of vintage and contemporary quilts. Everyone loves snuggling up under a warm, cosy quilt and knows that vintage quilts were handmade with carefully collected …