There are some fabulous events coming up during August, so if you've booked some holiday time why not check some out?
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.4 August - 4 September: Heirlooms
- as part of this year's Edinburgh International Festival programme, the Dovecot Studios will be hosting a display of historical Javanese and Indian textiles on loan from the private collection of Jonathan Hope, alongside new work by contemporary makers Deirdre Nelson, Sarah Sumsion and Naomi Robertson. http://www.dovecotstudios.com 11-14 August: The Festival of Quilts at the NEC
, Birmingham, has earned a reputation over the past eight years as the largest, most inspiring quilting event in Europe. It boasts a host of gallery exhibitions from leading international artists and groups. http://www.twistedthread.com 20 & 21 August: Fibre Fest
is a non-profit event held in Budleigh in Devon that brings to life the world of natural fibres. Trade stands, workshops, seminars and an exhibition. http://www.fibrefest.co.uk 26 - 31 August: Folk Art and Faery Tales
is a a delightful mix of Wall Hangings, Soft Sculptures and Faery Tale Goodies from mother and daughter Eileen and Samantha Fowler taking place at the Cowslip Workshops in Cornwall. http://www.cowslipworkshops.com Now - 29 August: Made In Yorkshire
- The work on show will demonstrate a variety of skills by Yorkshire textile artist including weaving, embroidery and quilting ranging in form from woven scarves to applied landscapes. http://www.quiltmuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/current/made-in-yorkshire.html