The Man Made exhibition was at the shop in Chilcompton in 2020
|Click on the video to watch the full exhibition, click here for descriptions of each piece
|We are pretty certain that this is the first time an entire exhibition has been devoted exclusively to the work of males of all abilities. Nothing that has been offered has been turned down. The few shows that we have read about in the States exhibit the work of professionals quilters or at the very least, highly rated individuals – everything is ‘juried’ and faultless.
But our show was different. Yes, it
|Contributors’ ages run from eight to 78, (there may be older ones, but if so they’re keeping shtum). There were quilts made by prisoners. Two quilters who were widowed 18 months ago and have since taken up the needle - having never threaded one before. Then there’s a vast quilt made by The Tent Makers of Cairo (that one is 624 times larger than smallest ones on show).
Why did we do this? We have long been