quiltproject

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High Peak Community Arts

Artist Amanda Whewell has created a lovely project with High Peak Community Arts in NW Derbyshire in which everyone is embroidering calico pieces inspired by the idea The Ugly Bug Ball which the community is  making into a quilt for Reuben’s Retreat in Glossop, the centre for children with life […]

Brightlingsea Community Quilt Project

The Brightlingsea Community Quilt Project has been set up in response to Covid-19. The aim is to encourage the community to stay connected during these times of social isolation, while simultaneously creating an object that will document the town’s experience of this momentous moment in history.It is a community-led project that people can participate […]

Ovada

OVADA is a contemporary art gallery and visual art development space in Oxford providing unique opportunities for both artists and audiences. The OVADA Covid Quilt Project   is a an open invitation to embroider, stitch, applique, weave, wew, knit or print a contribution! The squares created will eventually be sewn […]

Glimmer Theatre

Glimmer Theatre Company’s Quarantine Quilt is with The Library Presents and is Cambridgeshire focussed, working with a history of community quilting in the area.This project is open to all in Cambridgeshire but they are also doing focused sessions with more isolated members of the community, particularly the homeless and those […]

Arthur + Martha: Necklace of Stars

Arts organisation Arthur & Martha are leading a quilt project for people 65+ in Derbyshire, called ‘A Necklace of Stars.’ If you are over 65 and live in Derbyshire, artist Lois Blackburn and poet Philip Davenport can provide creative packs, full of ideas and materials direct to you in the […]

Arthur + Martha: Here Comes the Sun

The Covid quilt project, Here Comes the Sun,  is part of a bigger project called Whisper to me Alone by arts organisation Arthur and Martha. Led by artist Lois Blackburn, they are welcoming contributions to this from around the world, and are piloting ways of working to enable people who have […]

Stitches in Time

Stitches in Time in Tower Hamlets, London, are leading this embroidery orientated tapestry. Over 25 years thye have made over 50 such creations, engaging over 3000 people from their local area. Their projects are devised with and at the request of their diverse local community. Their imaginative textile and creative […]

Envisage Arts CIC

Envisage Arts CIC in West Yorkshire is creating the Stitch-in-Time Quilt. This art psychotherapy practice and community payback service is inviting patches from across their community and offering regular online social sessions. They are also developing training for art psychotherapists on how to move from in-person  to remote delivery, and […]