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. 

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.

Houston & the International Quilt Festival 2019

Price
From £2395 (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.

Dutch Quilting and Spring Highlights Tour

Price
from £750pp
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.

Patchwork in Prague

Price
From £585
Location
Prague
Prague textiles

                                             Images L-R Yuza; Jana Sterbova; Wil Fritsma