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Warm Covers - a Scottish Textile Story with Janet Rae
Tue 29 November 2016, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT
Join author Janet Rae discussing her recent publication `Warm Covers - a Scottish Textile Story' surveying Scotland's textile heritage and influence through quilts.
Janet has written extensively about textiles and Scottish crafts and has for eight years operated a small arts and crafts gallery in the Scottish borders. As Heritage Officer for The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles, she had responsibility for its three-year quilt documentation project which recorded over 4,000 quilts in private ownership. She acted as editor and contributor to the resulting book `Quilt Treasures: the British Quilt Heritage Project'. Janet's other publications include `Quilts of the British Isles', `Traditional Crafts of Scotland', and `Making Connections: Around the World with Log Cabins'.