November 23, 2020

Cynthia England

Program: Creating a Pictorial Quilt – Lecture

Class: Small Landscape quilt (full day)

Cynthia England is a native Houstonian and graduate of the Art Institute of Houston and has been creating quilts for more than forty years.  Experimentation with quilting techniques led her to develop her own unique style and technique called, “Picture Piecing”.  Cynthia’s quilts have been honored with many awards, including three Best of Shows at the prestigious International Quilt Association, as well as Viewer’s Choice of the American Quilter’s Society.  Her quilt, Piece and Quiet was distinguished as one of the Hundred Best Quilts of the 20th Century. 

Cynthia teaches and lectures nationally and internationally: To date, she has shared her techniques at quilting events in South Africa, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Canada, Australia, Spain and Mexico.

In addition, she is a designer and owner of England Design Studios which is a publishing/pattern company which specialized in the “Picture Piecing” technique.  Shehas designed over 70 patterns that use her technique and written two books explaining the process.

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