Once more, we realize that in Mexico we have a lot of inspiration to draw from, which is why the topic of this contest shows how diverse, colorful, cheerful and magic Mexico is.
This time, quilters had to reach out to the traditional craftspeople, to research about the persons, their environment, their motivations and the way they work. They have dug deep and discovered that, in life, everything has a reason, there are no coincidences in the tracing of the ancestral heritage of the different peoples of Mexico.
By recovering these values, quilters have included their own particular vision regarding the issue each of them selected, resulting in a magical symbiosis between past and present, tradition and modernity, memories and proposals for the future.
This collection is 100% original and unique in the world. It will be on display at the Patchwork Festival 2018 in León, Guanajuato, at the Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts in Alamogordo, N.M., at the Quilt Festival in Bern, Switzerland and the 24th European Patchwork Meeting in Saint Marie aux Mines, Alsace, France. We’re still unsure if these will be the only venues for this collection that we’re sure will be highly coveted, so we leave the doors open for the world to know the work of these wonderful creative hands.
Enjoy this tour through the textiles of Mexico!
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