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. 

The Knitting and Stitching Show, Dublin

Location
Dublin

Immerse yourself in the world of textile-based craft on our three day tour to Dublin. As well as giving you the opportunity to spend two full days at the unmissable Knitting and Stitching Show, we have also arranged a special programme of expert talks, yarn tastings and visits ensuring that textile lovers of all kinds, from novice knitters and wanna-be weavers to expert embroiderers and skilled stitchers will return home refreshed and inspired.

 

 

European Patchwork & Textile Tour, Alsace - by air

Price
From £739pp
Location
Alsace
The European Patchwork Meeting (Carrefour Européen du Patchwork) features beautiful quilting and textile displays at various locations in and around the picturesque valley town of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines in Alsace. You can now make your deposit payment online: simple, fast & secure.

European Patchwork & Textile Tour, Alsace - by coach (5 nights)

Price
Please contact us about 2018
Location
Alsace, France
The European Patchwork Meeting (Carrefour Européen du Patchwork, in French) features beautiful quilting and textile displays at various locations in and around the picturesque valley town of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines in Alsace. By coach, you will also visit Baden Baden, Colmar and Trier.

Dutch Quilting and Spring Highlights Tour

Price
This tour is no long open for 2018 bookings
Location
The Netherlands
We are now accepting Registration of Interest for this tour in 2019, please email your details to receive updates. 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, and the charming city of Delft with its famous porcelain factory.

Shetland Knitting with Alison Crowther-Smith

Price
From 1,595.00pp
Location
Shetland
Visit Shetland with Alison Crowther-Smith and experience the magic and history of the Island, whilst learning to knit traditional Fair Isle.

Nantes: Pour L'Amour du Fil

Price
Tour for 2018 fully booked
Location
Nantes, France
Booking for 2018 now closed, but you can register for 2019. An unmissable April tour for needlecraft fans. Quiltmania’s renowned showcase of quilting, patchwork, embroidery and knitting with a day in the historic city of Nantes.