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Nantes blog

Quiltmania's renowned showcase of all things patchworked, quilted, embroidered and knitted is an ECT favourite. Here's a flavour of one of our tours there in pictures:

Treat 1: An official Nantes FC bus to travel in!

Nantes FC bus

Treat 2: A private talk with award-winning quilter, Blue Mountain Daisy 

Blue Mountain Daisy

and the chance to get up close to her wonderful contemporay artworks

Australia quilt

Treat 3: Shopping at La Droguerie - a treasure trove of textile delights

La Drougueri

Treat 4: Delicious food and great company in the famous art deco interior of La Cigale

La Cigale

Treat 5: A walking tour of Nantes that took us to the cathedral, gave us breathtaking views and introduced us to an elephant....