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. 

India Quilt Festival Tour 2021

Price
TBC
Location
Chennai, India

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

Price
Flights TBC October 2019. Ground Package £550
Location
Nantes, France
This is an unmissable tour for needlecraft fans - register now to travel in 2020. 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.

Dutch Quilting and Spring Highlights Tour

Price
from £785
Location
The Netherlands
This multifaceted tour combines a trip to the Patchwork and Quilt Days show in Rijswijk with visits to Keukenhof, the most beautiful spring garden in the world, the charming city of Delft with its famous porcelain factory and the world famous Dutch Golden Age museum, Mauritshuis.

Houston & the International Quilt Festival 2019

Price
From £2510 (inc flights)
Location
Houston, USA
Once again, we are delighted to be able offer this exciting programme to Houston, Texas. 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.

Textiles and Artisans of Northern India

Price
£3,659
Location
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.

2019 European Patchwork & Textile Tour, Alsace

Price
From £709pp (inc flights)
Location
Alsace
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. 2019 Booking is now open! Don't miss out on our limited special price.

Patchwork in Prague

Price
Please call us about this tour
Location
Prague
Prague textiles

                                             Images L-R Yuza; Jana Sterbova; Wil Fritsma