Will this winter spell the return of the quilt?
The Telegraph, November 2015
With the “big chill” set to hit the British Isles this weekend, it is finally time to dig out the woolly jumpers, batten down the metaphorical hatches and cosy up our homes. In our brightly lit, centrally heated world, we no longer need to while away long, dark evenings huddling by the fireside, and our womenfolk don’t busy themselves sewing, mending and patchworking.
Yet some are choosing to do just that: it seems that quilting is growing in popularity, with the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles reporting an uptick in membership and a new wave of designers exploring age old techniques in their work….