Vancouver, Canada

April 2—21
Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation 2013
The Vancouver Guild of Fibre Arts & fibreEssence are delighted to offer the 5th annual juried exhibition of textile art inspired by the cherry blossom. As part of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, the exhibit is ever-changing, thought-provoking & breathtaking; unfolding as the blossoms blanket Vancouver. Artists from across Canada, the USA & Japan have created an international celebration of a very special spring event. Ranging from whimsical to heavenly, works include delicate images on silk, robust sculptures, textile books, & wearable art. Artists will be in the gallery every Saturday and Sunday throughout the exhibit’s run, demonstrating a variety of techniques.
Opening reception: Tuesday April 2nd, from 6—8pm. Everyone is welcome!

Festival of Quilts, UK

The Festival of Quilts 2013

An international event held in Birmingham, UK

The biggest patchwork and quilting event in Europe

Dates for 2013: 8th to 11th August

Opening Hours: 10.00am to 5.30pm (closes 5pm Sunday)

The Festival of Quilts (organised with the support of the Quilters Guild of the British Isles) has earned a reputation over the past ten years as the largest, most inspiring quilting event in Europe!

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Quilt Exhibition, USA

Transformations: Art Quilts by Diane Franklin

April 5 – May 31, 2013

Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery
Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 60 Douglas Rd.
Whitinsville MA

Gallery Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. and weekends and evenings by appointment.

This exhibition features a selection of art quilts created from 2010 through 2013, made from fabrics dyed using shibori and other dyeing techniques.

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