Not knitting but quilting: research opportunity

Published on: Author: lynnabrams 1 Comment

A research opportunity bound to appeal to all those interested in craft:

Talking Quilts is recruiting a part-time Project Manager (Part-­time 22.5 hours per week.  Salary £23,000 p.a. pro-rata)

Talking Quilts: Saving Quilters’ Stories is an exciting oral history project of The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles, the national membership organisation for people involved in patchwork and quilting.  The role of the Project Manager is to manage the day-to-day running of the Talking Quilts oral history project according to the Project Plan and to report to the Talking Quilts Project Committee on a quarterly basis. The project is in receipt of a grant for a period of three years from Heritage Lottery Fund. The project is funded for three years by Heritage Lottery Fund. It aims to record, preserve and share the stories of quiltmakers in the UK by engaging with volunteers.

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  1. I think this is another good idea, as so many of our crafts get lost, as the older generation fade out. These are practical skills which come in useful in day to day life, but also can be used to make wonderful art projects and it’s things like this we have to preserve.

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