Textile Festivals 2017

The 21st Edition of the Quilt Festival will be as usual include the Open European Quilt Championships. This is a contest for “The Most Beautiful Quilt”, and will also feature guest collections from some of the best textile artists from all over the world. The theme for the Championships for this year is “Speed”. The exhibition has more then 500 quilts, combined with a fair featuring more than 50 stalls where you can buy practically every kind of material related to quilting and patchworking. The fair will also include  different workshops given by a range of international teachers, and several live demonstrations of various activities. Textile Festivals 2017 will take place from October 19th to October 22nd at the MECC in Maastricht. The opening hours are from 10:00 – 18:00 between Thursday and Saturday, and 10:00 – 16:00 on Sunday. Kaartverkoop This year the show will be open from October 19th up and including October 22nd. The online ticket sale is started! If you purchase single tickets before May 31st you will receive 3 fat quarters! 

Click here to buy your tickets.

Please note: The online pre-sale will close at Thursday morning October 12th 2017.

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During the event we will organise several workshops, with space for 20 enthusiastic participants in each one. Tickets for the workshops will be available soon through our online ticket sale system. Each workshop lasts one hour and the price is inclusive of all materials.




Winkels Textile Festivals The fair will include over 50 stalls from all across Europe where you can find practically anything you need for quilting and patchwork and other textile crafts. For a complete list of stalls, click here. The list is still being completed, and will continue to be updated. Is your favourite supplier missing from the list? Invite them to contact us to see if there are any spaces still available.



During the Open European Quilt Championships, a contest is organized with approximately 150 participants, and the theme of the competition this year is “Speed”. A jury will judge the participating quilts, and all visitors will receive a catalogue at the entrance of our event featuring all participating quilts, along with a short description. There are some great prizes on offer for the winning quilts, and the awards will be presented during the Championship Dinner on Thursday 20th October. The dinner is open to all visitors, and tickets can be bought through our online ticket sale system. You will get to be a part of a very special evening including a delicious 3-course dinner and full awards ceremony. For more information about the contest, click here.  

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