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Swansea Festival of Stitch

Swansea Festival of Stitch is proud to introduce Quilt Expo 2018 @ LC2 (Swansea Leisure Centre) on 18th & 19th August 2018.

The Swansea Festival of Stitch was launched in 2016 to showcase the talent of local stitch and quilt enthusiasts.  Its reach was wide ranging incorporating textile art, quilting, spinning and weaving.  Following its huge success the Festival has become a biennial event and this year, organisers are extending the scope of the Festival to embrace the quilting talent that abounds across Wales.

The Quilt Expo has been introduced to enhance the Textile exhibitions sited in venues around Swansea city centre, and the Masterclasses held at Swansea Museum that will be running for the entire Festival period. 

It will also run alongside the following events which are being held on the middle weekend of the Festival - Saturday & Sunday 18th & 19th August 2018

•  Makers and Traders Market which is being held at the National Waterfront Museum

•  Little Shop of Skills, offering free taster sessions in a large marquee in Princess Way

Expressions of interest to exhibit at the Quilt expo are invited from Welsh Quilters.  They can be of any size, traditional or a contemporary work of quilt art, on any topic.

Initial expressions of interest need to be sent to  no later than Wednesday 28 February 2018

it would be helpful if you could give a rough idea of the size of quilt you are thinking of exhibiting e.g. king/double/lap quilt of small art quilt

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