Free pattern – Fringed Flower Cushion

FREE PATTERN – FRINGED FLOWER CUSHION In this week’s free quilt pattern from Groves  learn how to make a fringed flower cushion using sew easy triangles. This pattern covers the basics of machine quilting and is suitable for beginners. Download your free

Spotlight on Jo Avery

SPOTLIGHT ON JO AVERY Jo Avery is arguably one of the busiest ladies in quilting. She is the owner of craft store myBearpaw which has swiftly become a go to place for crafters in Edinburgh, you can shop for fabrics, yarn and tapestry

Free Pattern – Spiral Bargello

FREE PATTERN – SPIRAL BARGELLO In this week’s free quilt pattern from Groves learn how to play with colour and shape to create an eye catching spiral bargello. This quilting project is suitable for intermediate quilters.Download your free quilt pattern here.

Festival of Quilts COVID-19 Update

At present we very much hope that Festival of Quilts will go ahead as planned, however we are closely monitoring the situation and continue to follow and adhere to UK Government and Public Health England advice.

Tickets for The Festival of Quilts 2020 (including tickets for workshops and social events) will now be going on sale in April with the usual priority booking for members of the Quilters Guild.

We will ensure to keep you updated on this evolving situation (including the new date tickets will be on sale); please sign up to our newsletter to receive all important notifications on our ticket launch and show programme.


Please be assured that during this period of uncertainty, we will continue to offer full refunds to visitors should the event not go ahead.

Thank you for bearing with us during this incredibly difficult time.

Useful information

UK Government Response to COVID-19

NHS Advice

World Health Organisation