At Bakewell Old House Museum there’s a collection of “Treasured Quilts – Warmth and Wealth” till November 5th. Entrance fee to museum is £6.50.

More details at

At Macclefield Silk Museum there’s an exhibition by contemporary textile artists on until August 10th.

More details on the groups news page

And of course there’s the Festival of Quilts in August at the NEC to look forward to!

Where to buy more stash!

In Cheshire there’s Patchfinders in Poynton –

Cheshire Needlecraft at Goostry –

The Quilters Trading Post at Buerton is still providing a Long arm quilting service but no longer have fabric supplies. Lots of patterns and kits to buy on line though.

At Lady Heyes Craft & Antiques restoration centre, near Frodsham, there’s Sew Simple.

In Nantwich there’s Sew I did who have a facebook page

The Patchwork Gallery in Knutsford have cotton fabrics, wadding, threads, kits and accessories which they will post on request . Email at or phone 01565 632553/ 07759 789253

There are other patchwork material shops in Staffordshire –

Angie’s in Cheadle –

Hollie’s Haberdashery in Newcastle under Lyme –

The Corner Patch in Eccleshall –