Quilts Across Time and Nations

Quilts Across Time and Nations(QATAN) is a curated collection of Quilts from across the world. India Quilt Festival is excited to bring you Quilts from USA, Scotland, Germany, Egypt, Guatemala, South Korea, Vintage and contemporary works from India.

Sri Sankara Hall

267, T.T.K.Road, Alwarpet,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018

QuiltCon 2018

QuiltCon 2018 Traveling Exhibit is coming to Chennai for India Quilt Festival, 2019!

So come and check out some of the fabulous, award-winning quilts from QuiltCon, 2018 which was held at Pasadena, United States Of America.

Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild(MQG), QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. 

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Geeta Khandelwal Collection

Geeta Khandelwal showcases a collection of unique quilts from different states of India giving a better understanding about the art of quilt making. Geeta Khandewal a skilled needle-woman, based in Mumbai, India, has been passionately involved in quilt making for four decades and has served as a director on the advisory board of the International Quilt Study Centre and Museum at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA. 

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Quilts of India: Collected by Patrick Finn

In honor of the first India Quilt Festival, Patrick J. Finn has assembled eleven historic quilts representing the breadth and diversity of the Quilts of India. Spanning 100 years, these quilts display a variety of techniques and styles. The artistry and expertise exemplify the quality of the quilt-makers’ art. Patrick authored two quilt books: Quilts of India: Timeless Textiles and Quilt Field Guide with a third due in late 2019: Quilts: The Cultural Heritage. He is an Affiliate of the American Institute of Indian studies and worked as an Indian Research Consultant for IQSC&M.

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Desh Videsh- Curated by QIF

A Collection of quilts from India, Korea, Germany, Scotland, Egypt, Gautemala and the Middle East – this section features exquisite specimens from private collections, quilts made by experts and artisans, prize winning quilts, traditional and modern quilts. Highlights of this display include Quilted Items made by Pat Archibald from Scotland, Lee Jeong Ae of South Korea, BuDa Folklore from India and Tentmakers of Cairo.

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Chennai, India

23-25 January, 2021

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