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The workshop 'Hand Quilting for Beginners' will cover the preparation, the materials needed and different methods and styles of quilting. Practice samples will be available to try, along with some designs taken from one of the TRC's antique quilts. The workshop is given by Beverley Bennett, one of the two curators of the American Quilts exhibition, currently on display at the TRC. No prior experience with quilting is necessary, and materials and tools are provided. The TRC visitors protocol will apply.


Date: Wednesday, 22nd July. Time: 10.00 - 13.00. Location: TRC Leiden, Hogewoerd 164, 2311 HW Leiden, the Netherlands. Lecturer: Beverley Bennett. Language: English. Costs: 35 euros, to be paid at the start of the workshop. Coffee / tea / biscuits / materials are provided. Max. number of participants: 5. Please register in advance: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Hogewoerd 164
2311 HW Leiden.
Tel. +31 (0)71 5134144 /
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The TRC is open again from Tuesday, 2nd June, but by appointment only.

Bank account number:
NL39 INGB 0002 9823 59,
Stichting Textile Research Centre

TRC Gallery exhibition:
5 Febr. -27 August 2020: American Quilts

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The TRC is dependent on project support and individual donations. All of our work is being carried out by volunteers. To support the TRC activities, we therefore welcome your financial assistance: donations can be transferred to bank account number NL39 INGB 000 298 2359, in the name of the Stichting Textile Research Centre.
Since the TRC is officially recognised as a non-profit making cultural institution (ANBI), donations are tax deductible for 125% for individuals, and 150% for commercial companies. For more information, click here
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