1718 Coverlet: Tribute quilts gallery

Students following Joy Edgington's block of the month display their Tribute quilts

We caught up with three groups this month who have taken their inspiration from the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet in our souvenir supplement. Here we share one group’s quilts in more detail in this online gallery.

Once a month for the last three years, patchwork and quilting teacher Joy Edgington, of Pastures New Quilting, has been helping quilters to discover the heritage and techniques behind the creation of Britain’s oldest dated patchwork. Her students have done her proud and many of their replica quilts will be heading to the Festival of Quilts this autumn. Here’s a sneak preview…

Helen Ginns

Helen Ginns

Diane Hilliard

Diane Hilliard

Denise Geach

Denise Geach

Lesley Grady

Di Collins

Di Collins

Jenny Fletcher



Sandra French

Sandra French

Ann Hunt

Ann Hunt

Liz Tout

Yvonne Lynch

Yvonne Lynch

June Bridges

June Bridges

Janet Teague

Janet Teague

Margaret Buckley

Margaret Buckley