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Jan 13
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Carcassonne Quilting Retreat at France

October 19, 2020 to October 26, 2020
A wonderfully relaxing trip to historic Carcassonne in France’s sunny south-west corner to savour the amazing architecture and atmosphere of this World Heritage Site, enjoy the luxury of a top-class hotel and indulge in four days of quilting.Carcassonne really is a fantastic sight to behold and on this tour we not only stay right in the historic heart of the medieval fortress town, we quilt there too. The patio doors of our workshop room lead to the tranquil hotel garden; a perfect location to…See More
Dec 23, 2019
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Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltics textile cruise at Gothenburg

September 29, 2020 to October 11, 2020
Rich in history, art, architecture and cultural heritage, this Baltic cruise promises to be the perfect canvas for exciting textile discovery. We’ll visit four countries, including an overnight stay in magnificent St Petersburg, once the imperial and now the cultural capital of Russia. Included private Stitchtopia excursions explore Sweden’s textile heritage and the traditional crafts of Estonia. Stitchtopia are delighted to welcome expert Sarah Ashford, who will host a full programme of…See More
Dec 17, 2019
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Dec 10, 2019
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Alsace European Patchwork Festival at Colmar

September 16, 2020 to September 21, 2020
Join Pat Archibald and immerse yourself in textiles & patchwork in the heart of the beautiful Alsace! Now in its 26th year, the Carrefour Européen du Patchwork is a show with a difference. In the four villages of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte Croix-aux-Mines, Liepvre and Rombach-le-Franc in the wonderful Val d'Argent, historical buildings, village halls and places of worship are turned into galleries exhibiting over 1,200 textile works of art. We'll stay in the charming Old Town of Colmar…See More
Nov 10, 2019
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Cruise along the Danube to Vienna and Budapest at Passau

July 2, 2020 to July 9, 2020
Set sail from Passau and embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Europe! Discover the delights of the famous Danube as you explore scenic and historical stops along the way. Take in the beauty of the Wachau Valley as we visit the Austrian town of Melk and enjoy full days in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Vienna and breathtakingly beautiful Budapest. This enthralling river adventure also takes us to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava and the cobbled streets of…See More
Nov 4, 2019
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Portuguese Patchwork Retreat at Obidos

May 10, 2020 to May 17, 2020
Join Karin Hellaby and enjoy four fantastic days of machine quilting workshops on Portugal’s beautiful Silver Coast. You’ll be staying in the 5-star Praia D’el Rey Golf & Beach resort, where, in addition to your stitching workshops, there is a whole host of excellent leisure facilities for you to enjoy. Before quilting begins in earnest, you’ll enjoy a 2-night stay in the beautiful city of Porto including a full day’s sightseeing tour with a cruise on the River Douro and tasting of the…See More
Sep 25, 2019
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Stitching in the Netherlands & Noord Groningen Quilt Show at Noord Groningen

June 11, 2020 to June 16, 2020
An important event in the 2020 Dutch quilting calendar, the Noord Groningen Quilt Festival is just one of many highlights on this fabulous short break to the Netherlands. In the company of Karin Hellaby, you’ll enjoy two leisurely days exploring the Dutch countryside, visiting the towns and villages where quilts by local and international quilt artists are on display. Other textile experiences include visits to the ‘Dutch Costume Museum’ in Amsterdam, ‘The Other Museum from Oldtimer to Lace’ in…See More
Sep 16, 2019
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Pour l'amour du fil Quilt Show at France

April 20, 2020 to April 26, 2020
Join Victoria Peat on this wonderful Stitchtopia holiday to Nantes for a 6-night stay in the heart of this historical city. Pour l’Amour du Fil, or ‘for the love of threads’, is a fascinating international show for thread-based arts. Patchwork, quilting, sewing, embroidery, home décor and knitting are all represented at the show, attracting some of the world’s best-known experts and visitors from across the globe. As well as a full day at the show, you can hone your own stitching skills in four…See More
Aug 31, 2019
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Thread Your Way Through Myanmar at Myanmar

February 9, 2021 to February 24, 2021
There’s something truly magical about Myanmar! Join Karin Hellaby on this special tour that explores the textile heritage, rich colours and cultural treasures of an extraordinary country. As you thread your way through Myanmar, you’ll discover a rich tapestry of glittering pagodas and ancient Buddhas juxtaposed with simplistic rural lifestyles. It’s a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in this unique culture and meet remarkable craftsmen and women whose skill, often using timeless…See More
Aug 27, 2019
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Prague Patchwork Meeting at Prague

April 3, 2020 to April 7, 2020
Join Pat Archibald for a fabulous long weekend of quilting, sightseeing and textile discovery! Now in its 14th year the Prague Patchwork Meeting is a truly international experience with exhibitors from across Europe as well as Canada, USA, Taiwan, Australia, South Korea and Japan. Boasting four halls of galleries and shops there's plenty to see and do for quilters of all levels of experience. But your Prague experience doesn't end there! During two half days of sightseeing our local guide will…See More
Aug 10, 2019
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Textile Treasures of Vietnam at Thailand

September 29, 2020 to October 5, 2020
oin Mandy Shaw on this superb textile holiday to Vietnam! This hugely popular tour showcases the rich colours and cultural highlights of a truly fascinating country. Explore historic cities, walk through tranquil rural landscapes, discover villages high in the rugged mountains and stroll through local ethnic markets where traditional dress is still very much part of everyday life. Vietnam’s textile traditions are very much alive, and you’ll visit silk villages, learn about the ethnic Thai…See More
Jul 15, 2019
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Japanese Textile Traditions at Japan

September 22, 2020 to October 5, 2020
The trip of a lifetime! Come and see the amazing textile delights of Japan together with visits to some iconic tourist attractions. Our brand-new itinerary includes visits to textile museums in and around Tokyo, to Arimatsu, a very special Shibori town, stunning Kyoto and Kinkakuji, the ancient and preserved village of Miyama, Tokushima famous for Aizome (indigo) production, Matsue and more. Included are visits to see the work and talk to award winning quilter Noriko Endo, Shibori master Mr…See More
Jul 8, 2019
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A Textile Journey Through China at China

June 9, 2020 to June 23, 2020
Join Pat Archibald on Stitchtopia’s first tour to China - an enchanting land of contrasts whose textile traditions can be traced back thousands of years. This unique 14-night tour is a wonderful opportunity to experience China’s iconic sights including the Forbidden City, Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai’s futuristic skyline, whilst immersing yourself in the fascinating culture, customs and exquisite textile heritage of extraordinary dynasties.See More
May 28, 2019

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At 10:38am on January 31, 2015, Vickie Smith said…

Hello Kay, welcome to MQP.  Hope you enjoy the site.  There is a lot to see, much for inspiration, fun groups to join and friends to meet.  Happy quilting.


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