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Reuse, Reduce, Recycle, Rethink

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle, Rethink

This years Festival of Quilts children's competition theme is 'Reuse, reduce, recycle, rethink'. See the entries in the virtual galleries: https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk/beyond-the-festival-of-quilts/

Watch the video below to explore this theme through The Guilds' Museum Collection. Curator Heather Audin talks us through some historical and contemporary quilts linked to recycling.

To explore this topic further here are some links to our Youngish Quilter blog aimed at 14 - 18 year olds. Click the links below to find out more.

Natural dyeing of fabric

Eco-aware quilting inspiration

Textile Artist Mandy Pattullo

Pauline Mills Recycling Fabrics

Flickr Pictures

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