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Press Releases from Quilt around the World GmbH (11 total)

We Celebrate! – Invitation to an International Textile Community Project

Munich, May 6, 2019: For 100 years, women have been allowed to vote in Germany, Quilt around the World‘s home country. In some countries women‘s suffrage was introduced earlier, in others much later. In many countries, even today, women (and men) are still not allowed to vote at all or only with restrictions, or to have themselves elected. The online portal Quilt around the World takes this important milestone for democracy

Invitation: Online Project "Mysterious 7" - Free Patchwork Puzzles to Tease Your …

Munich, September 20, 2018: After the great success of the first two "patchwork puzzles", the online portal Quilt around the World (www.quilt-around-the-world.com) organizes a new interactive project for all passionate quilters around the globe, this time under the motto "Mysterious 7". The "Mysterious 7" patchwork puzzles invite you to embark on a creative adventure off the beaten paths of patchwork and quilting, to let your creativity run wild and start to

New Book Release: “Water Variations” by Michaela Mosmüller

Munich, August 8, 2017: The new book titled "Water Variations”, published by Quilt around the World in collaboration with the Austrian textile artist and author Michaela Mosmüller, offers a great source of inspiration for textile surface design. This 96-page book, printed by Books on Demand GmbH, is dedicated to the textile translations of different aspects of the element water. Detailed step-by-step tutorials offer an exciting and entertaining approach to textile surface

New Book Releases – My Year of Design TWO and TO GO

Munich, July 11, 2017: Quilt around the World GmbH presents two new workbooks from the series "My Year of Design" by Jutta Hufnagel with new exciting and challenging design exercises for quilters and textile crafters. Both books invite the readers to go on a journey of discovery off the beaten paths of quilt making and related textile handicrafts, play with unusual ideas, experiment with new textile design techniques and thus

Invitation to the 4th International Block Swap with the Motto „Back to Nature …

Munich, May 8, 2017: Building on the great success of past community activities, the online portal Quilt around the World is organizing a new project for all patchwork enthusiasts around the globe: the 4th International Block Swap, this time on the subject "Back to Nature". All quilters are invited, whether beginners, occasional quilters or professional textile artists, who enjoy working together with like-minded people from around the world in a multinational and

Invitation to the 3rd International Block Swap with the motto „In the Sun“

Munich, July 22, 2015: Building on the great success of past community activities, the online portal Quilt around the World is organizing a new project for patchwork enthusiasts around the globe: the 3rd International Block Swap, this time with the motto "In the Sun". Invited are all quilters, whether beginners, occasional quilters or professionals, who enjoy working together with like-minded people from around the world in a multi-national and cross-cultural project and

Where do you come from? - Invitation to a new worldwide patchwork project in aid …

Munich, August 1, 2014: The theme of the new international community project organized by the online magazine „Quilt around the World” is “Where do you come from? – Stories as blocks. Blocks and their (hi)story. From every era and every region, a wealth of cultures and traditions has originated with an endless variety of patterns, ornaments, symbols and graphic structures which can also be (re-)discovered as patchwork and quilting

Unique Textile Works for the Wonderful World of Water - Quilters around the glob …

Munich, July 9, 2014: "Water - elixir of life and most important resource of our planet" was the motto for the 2nd International Block Swap 2013/14, a multinational and cross-cultural patchwork project, organized by the online magazine Quilt around the World. “The United Nations declared 2013 as the ‘Year of International Water Cooperation.’ We used this appeal as an opportunity to invite interested quilters from around the world to give

Creative Campaign for WorldWaterDay 2013: 2nd International Quilt Block Swap wit …

Munich, March 22, 2013: Right in time for the World Water Day, the online magazine “Quilt around the World” is starting a new global patchwork project today: the 2nd International Block Swap. This time, the motto is “water.” “The United Nations declared 2013 as the ‘Year of International Water Cooperation.’ We use this appeal as an opportunity to dedicate our 2nd International Block Swap to the theme “water – our

International Quilt Block Swap Unites Patchwork Enthusiasts around the Globe

Munich, 18 October 2012: Starting in autumn 2011, the online magazine “Quilt around the World” organised a truly ambitious project – a global quilt block swap. Quilt enthusiasts from around the world, who were interested in working together in a multinational and cross-cultural patchwork project, were invited to take part. With a finish date of March 31st 2012, the quilters had time to sew 12 quilt blocks according to their

QuiltTimeTravel – Extraordinary Study Tour, Exploring the Historical Paths of …

Munich – 21.01.2011. In the autumn of 2010 and taking the motto “QuiltTimeTravel,“ a group of enthusiastic German and Swiss quilters undertook an extraordinary journey to explore the historically and culturally important U.S. state of Virginia. Under the expert guidance of Jutta Hufnagel, Managing Director of Quilt around the World, and Carola Helm, passionate quilter and quilt tour guide, the group started a 16 day journey through American history, illustrated