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Win a quilting holiday to Nantes with ECT Travel

Win a minibreak to visit Quiltmania’s Pour l’Amour du Fil craft show in 2022!

Opens December 20, 2021 7:08 am
Closes January 19, 2022 11:55 pm

Quiltmania’s Pour l’Amour du Fil is an annual celebration of all things sewn, quilted, patchworked, embroidered, and knitted featuring more than 800 textile works. Australia has been named ‘guest country of honour’ for 2022, so you can look forward to seeing a host of talented designers from down under and a contest on the theme of ‘The World of Down Under’. The tour includes three full days at the show, giving you plenty of time to see the exhibitions, browse the many enticing stalls and take part in the busy programme of over 100 talks, practical workshops, and demonstrations. Inspiration is guaranteed!


Experiences to treasure…

In collaboration with ECT travel, we’re giving one lucky winner the chance to experience Pour l’Amour Du Fil 2022! The show takes place from 20th-24th April 2022.

Immerse yourself in textiles, peruse the beautiful displays and attend an exclusively arranged talk with one of the shows talented artists. You’ll also discover Nantes; a lively and innovative city with a rich cultural heritage. While being based in the heart of the city, a local guide will take you on a fascinating two-hour walking tour through the historic centre. Plus, to top it all off, shop like a local at the best fabric shops in the city!

The tour includes:

  • Three-day Quiltmania pass to Pour l’Amour du Fil (excluding workshops & lectures which must be booked direct through Pour l’Amour du Fil and carry an additional charge.)
  • A walking tour of beautiful Nantes with a local guide.
  • Four nights bed and breakfast at the 3* Best Western Hotel Graslin, sharing a twin room. Or if you prefer not to share, you can upgrade to a single room for a supplement of £160 (the single room supplement is not included in the prize)
  • Services of an ECT Tour Manager.
  • Welcome tea/coffee & cake on arrival.
  • ‘In Conversation with’ talk from a quilt artist exhibiting at the show.
  • Private coach transfers while in Nantes and tram transfers to Pour l’Amour du Fil on Saturday 23rd April.

Please note: The prize does not include travel to Nantes so the winner will need to make their own way there and back. If the tour is not able to go ahead, ECT Travel will issue a voucher for £665 to set against any of their tour programmes.

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