Exhibition of colourful quilts. Jan 19 to 22. In Alwarpet

Quilt India Foundation [QIF] is presenting its show titled “Abundance” – a collection of quilts received in response to the annual challenge organised by The Square Inch, India’s first quilting studio based in Chennai.

Venue: Sri Sankara Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet

Inauguration was held  on January 19 evening and there a stream of people too in the display.

Show timings – : January 20 >> 10.30 am to 8 pm ; January 21 >> 11 am to 8 pm : January 22  : 11 am to 5 pm 

Kowdhi making demo – January 20, 11 am

A bundle of nine fabrics were given to over 100 registrants and the challenge was to make an art quilt representing the theme “Abundance” with at least 50% of the surface area being created with the given fabrics.  The completed size of the art quilt was to be 20”x20”. 

Along with these entries, the Foundation is exhibiting a collection of temperature quilts for the first time in India.  Temperature quilts typically use different coloured fabrics to represent the daily maximum and minimum temperatures of a given place over the course of a year. 

Says a media note from the host – Chennai temperatures are a major feature and quilters have chronicled the year 2021 in this special assortment of quilts among others. 

Contact:  Varsha Sundararajan : 9551118323 / Tina Katwal : 9551655776