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Jen Jones Challenge - The Winners

Jen Jones Challenge - The Winners? We set a challenge to our visitors and to the vistors to this website to match the work of the Welsh quilters of the past. And did you come up trumps!  
09 October 2017
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Early Dates - 2018 Exhibitions and Workshops

We are looking forward to an exciting year in 2018, with some great exhibitions and workshops planned. We are still finalising the full details, but here are some early dates for your diary
28 September 2017
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Sasha Kagan

We are honoured to be exhibiting the designs of Caersws based artist Sasha Kagan in Gallery Three from Tuesday September 5th to Saturday 14th October 2017 Sasha Kagan is a hand knit designer and maker of Fine Art textiles. She trained as a painter and printmaker at the Royal College of Art and has run her own business for 40 years while writing 7 books and teaching internationally. A pioneer in the Knitwear Revolution of the 1970s she has long…
03 August 2017
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Mary Lace

We are honoured to be exhibiting the work of Cardiff Artist Mary Lace in Gallery Three from Tuesday July 18th to Saturday 2nd September 2017 The exhibition includes the chance to meet the artist herself on Thursday 20th July at 2.00pm.
29 June 2017
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Cwilt Cymru

Cwilt Cymru, a group of award winning contemporary quilters come to Gallery 3 from the 6th of June until the 15th of July. This diverse group of artists all live in or have connections to Wales and have had successful touring exhibitions with work shown in Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland, France, England and now here at The Welsh Quilt Centre in Lampeter.
23 May 2017
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As Good as it Gets - the RIB Quilts of Wales

Our 2017 exhibition, As Good as it Gets opens on the 10th of March 2017 in the main gallery. This exhibition will looking at the very fine quilts produced in Wales during this exceptional period.  
14 November 2016
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The Jen Jones Challenge 2016

Are You Ready for the Jen Jones Quilt Challenge? The Jen Jones Collection is full of inspirational ideas and quilts. The quilts in Gallery Two this year were all inspired by a single quilt in Jen’s collection and were made by one quilter. Taking this idea further, we are thinking how wonderful it would be to have a gallery full of quilts made by others who have also taken inspiration from Jen’s quilts. With that in mind, we have decided…
24 March 2016
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Our exhibition Unforgettable opens on the 5th of March and will run until the 5th of November. Historic Welsh Quilts and Costume from the collections of Ron Simpson, Jen Jones, and the Ceredigion Museum will take centre stage in the dramatic Courtroom Gallery. As always the exhibition will be designed by Gwenllian Ashley. Featured are the strikingly bold 19th century Welsh Flannel Patchwork Quilts and the quintessential Welsh Hat.
25 January 2016
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Antique Quilt - Raffle Draw

The highly anticipated raffle will be drawn on Friday 30th October, the prize being the chance to win an antique Welsh Quilt circa 1920s from The Jen Jones Collection. The proceeds from the raffle are used in the conservation of Welsh Quilts as it is an extremely costly process restoring these Welsh textiles...
20 October 2015
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Centenary Celebrations

Here at The Welsh Quilt Centre, as part of the Centenary Celebrations, we will be offering WI members a special concession to our wonderful exhibition. From 1st September 2015, all WI members will benefit from half price admission at £3 (normally £6).
05 August 2015
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Teifi Valley to Verona Tessile

We were absolutely delighted to be invited to exhibit our wonderful Welsh Quilts at this celebrated international textile event. Verona Tessile is spread over five days (19th-24th May 2015) and is a festival of Textile Art.
26 May 2015
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Get Ready for the Welsh Quilt Party

Sumptuous! Vivid! Exquisite! Preparations for this year's exhibition, "The Welsh Quilt Party" are nearly complete. The exhibits promise to provide a collaborative feast of quilts from the Jen Jones collection, embroideries from Eirian Short, paintings from Denys Short and images from Cefyn Burgess which weave together the strands of dissent, emigration and textiles.
27 January 2015
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Additional Textile Days with Margaret Bide

Learn the history of your Welsh textiles Margaret Bide is an expert on 19th and 20th century Welsh textiles. We are excited to announce that she has made some additional dates available for you to have your textiles evaluated for free! So bring your textiles along to us in Gallery 3 at the Welsh Quilt Centre from 2 pm to 4 pm on these dates to find out more about them:
27 January 2015
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Sonja Turner Textile Artist Exhibition

Sonja Turner takes over Gallery 3 on September 30th, and her exhibition of textile prints will run from then to the end of our season, on November 1st.
09 September 2014
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