International Textile Tours & Quilting Events

We create fascinating tours to key events in the textile calendar, using our years of specialist expertise to offer you bespoke additions such as curator-led tours of private collections, inspiring hands-on workshops and exclusive studio visits. So, whether you are an independent stitcher, a group of tapestry aficionados or a quilting society, an ECT textile tour is guaranteed to stimulate and surpise. 

Quilting in the USA tours to USA for Quillters in 2022 and 2023

Quilt Festival Noord Groningen 2021

Groningen, Netherlands
An Escorted Tour to the wonderful Quilt Festival Noord Groningen See world-class traditional, art and experimental quilts displayed in fascinating locations including medieval churches, ancient village halls and beautiful windmills, discover the vibrant city of Groningen and the UNESCO world heritage site of Waddenzee. 10 - 13 June 2021 The Netherlands

Nantes: Quiltmania's Pour L'Amour du Fil 2021

From £605
Nantes, France
Plan ahead with confidence This is an unmissable tour for needlecraft fans Enjoy three days at Quiltmania’s renowned showcase of quilting, patchwork, embroidery and knitting, plus an expert talk and a guided tour of the historic city of Nantes.

European Patchwork Meeting, Alsace September 2021

From £600pp
Alsace, France
The European Patchwork Meeting (Carrefour Européen du Patchwork) features beautiful quilting and textile displays at various locations in and around the picturesque valley town of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines in Alsace. Join us 2021, register your interest to travel!

Dutch Quilting and Spring Highlights Tour 2021

The Netherlands
A marvellous, multifaceted tour combining the inspirational Patchwork and Quilt Days show in Rijswijk with visits to the bulb-filled gardens of Keukenhof, the charming city of Delft with its iconic porcelain factory, and the world famous Mauritshuis museum.

Houston & the International Quilt Festival

Houston, USA
2020 Festival has been cancelled, - however we are looking forward to 2021 when we will be offering this exciting programme once again. Based around three full days at the world class International Quilt Festival, this seven night tour is a truly exciting opportunity to explore all that America's fourth largest city has to offer.

India Quilt Festival 2023

Chennai, India