International Textile Tours
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.
Quilt Festival Noord Groningen 2020
An Escorted Tour to the wonderful Quilt Festival Noord Groningen
11 - 14 June 2020 The Netherlands
Marjan and Rob Ruitenberg launched the Quiltfestival Noord Groningen in 2010 out of their shared passion for quilting. Nine years on, it has grown into a biennial celebration of the art of quilting that draws visitors and exhibitors from across the world. The 2020 edition, the largest yet, will feature traditional, art and experimental quilts by more than 30 outstanding artists from around the world.
India Quilt Festival Tour 2021
Join us in January 2021 for the second edition of the India Quilt Festival - India's only International Quilt Show.
Organised by Quilt India Foundation this event showcases quilts by international and local designers and will be held in the historic city of Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India.
Nantes: Quiltmania's Pour L'Amour du Fil 2020
Dutch Quilting and Spring Highlights Tour
Houston & the International Quilt Festival 2019
Textiles and Artisans of Northern India
The Northern States of Gujarat and Rajasthan are home to remote villages where tribal communities have been living and practising ancient craft traditions such as weaving and block-printing, embroidery and Bandhani for many generations. On this tour, you will visit several communities to see first-hand how artisans produce the intricate and delicate textiles for which they are famous.