International Textile Tours & Quilting Events

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. 

Quilting in the USA tours to USA for Quillters in 2022 and 2023

European Patchwork Meeting, Alsace September 2022

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Alsace, France
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. Join us in 2022, register your interest to travel!

India Quilt Festival 2023

Chennai, India

Dutch Quilting and Spring Highlights Tour

The Netherlands
A marvellous, multifaceted tour combining the inspirational Patchwork and Quilt Days show in Rijswijk with visits to the bulb-filled gardens of Keukenhof, the charming city of Delft with its iconic porcelain factory, and the world famous Mauritshuis museum.

Quilt Festival Noord Groningen

Groningen, Netherlands
An Escorted Tour to the wonderful Quilt Festival Noord Groningen See world-class traditional, art and experimental quilts displayed in fascinating locations including medieval churches, ancient village halls and beautiful windmills, discover the vibrant city of Groningen and the UNESCO world heritage site of Waddenzee. June, The Netherlands

Nantes: Quiltmania's Pour L'Amour du Fil

Nantes, France
Plan ahead with confidence This is an unmissable tour for needlecraft fans Enjoy three days at Quiltmania’s renowned showcase of quilting, patchwork, embroidery and knitting, plus an expert talk and a guided tour of the historic city of Nantes.

Houston & the International Quilt Festival

Houston, USA
We are looking forward to returning to one of our most favourite quilt festivals in 2022. Our exciting seven night programme includes three full days at the world class International Quilt Festival, as well as plenty of opportunities to discover both the iconic sites and hidden gems of America's fourth largest city.