Monthly Archives: August 2018

Longarm hands on classes for the 1st time at Festival

Yes we have hands on classes on longarm machines thanks to Blessington Pty Ltd this year. We have long been asked to provide these in the past, however it is a huge amount of resources for a company to provide and the logistics of fitting them into a large enough room can be daunting. This […]

Quiltcon Best of Show winner – Kat Jones

We are exceptionally fortunate to have such an innovative quilter here in Australia sharing her technical skills with students at AMQ Festival. Kat has won Best of Show at Quiltcon in 2017, Best of Show at AMQ Festival in 2016 and Best of Show in 2017 at the Tasmanian Quilt Guild show as well as […]

Bernina machines on special!

Once again Otto & Penny’s Sewing Centre are supplying Bernina 350 machines in a classroom for students to learn new skills! Otto has been providing machines since 2012 for AMQ Festival which we very much appreciate. As a life member of the Quilter’s Guild of SA, and long time supporter of ALL quilters in South […]

Hand dyed ribbons, threads & more coming to Festival

Festival Quilt Show entries close 31st August This is going to be so exciting to have some amazing ribbon winning quilts hanging side by side for everyone¬†to appreciate and vote on this year! Wouldn’t you like to have your beautiful quilts that are languishing in the cupboard or spare room, once again admired and shown […]

Happy hour drinks, nibbles & Networking!

Come join us for a wonderful networking event! The AMQ Festival Cocktail Party is the place to be…. fun, laughter, reconnecting with quilters from past events & more. Date: Thursday 20th September 2018 Time: 4.30 – 6.30pm Venue: Hall M, Adelaide Convention Centre Tickets: $60 pp available online & at the registration desk until noon […]

Habit Patch is returning!

Welcome back to Karen & Scott Duncan of Habit Patch – Millicent, SA. Karen has been exhibiting at Festival since 2014 and is back again with some exciting products to show everyone… we have made a quick little video with images supplied from Karen. You can still book into Karen’s class here Please note that […]

Free Scan N Cut workshops!

Brother Australia, in conjunction with Kornacraft Sewing Centre are presenting FREE workshops using the Brother Scan N Cut machine every day. Brother Australia is once again a valued sponsor, supplying classroom machines, goodies in your registration bags, a Brother Scan N Cut as a door prize and some extra special volunteer prizes. Kornacraft Sewing Centre, […]

Cross Stitch Corner & Quilting

Rosemary of Cross Stitch Corner & Quilting is thrilled to be supporting AMQ Festival via her sponsorship of the registration bags and also the Viewer’s Choice award of the Festival Quilt Show. Once again her business notepads will make a welcome addition to your bag contents and I’m sure the cash will be most appreciated […]