Armchair Travels of a Textile Lover: Chris Jurd goes to India

Well-known Australian quilter, regular Quilters Companion contributor and textile lover, Chris Jurd was the guest leader of the 2019 Quilters’ Tour of India. Organised by Quilters Companion and Travelrite Australia, the group set off from Sydney mid November and returned 16 days later – after a trip of a lifetime. We asked Chris to share […]


Textile Museums of Europe

Europe offers immensely rich and ancient history. If we were to travel there with only the intention of visiting the museums rich in textile history, we would have to travel long distances and it would take many days. Instead, let’s go on an armchair journey right now and enjoy some of the marvellous textiles in […]

2018 Travelrite Tours

USA and Canada Quilting Tours Bookings Now Open

Travelrite’s international quilting tours are back again with two massive trips lined up in Canada and the US in 2018. Guided by familiar faces Michelle Marvig and Chris Jurd, these tours are sure to be a hit. Shop to your heart’s delight at a number of overseas crafting stores while visiting local museums and art […]