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Thank you for the memories – wrap up 2018

A brief wrap up of Australian Machine Quilting Festival held September 2018. Thanks for all the memories! You are all awesome…   Really proud of yet another nephew that could put this video together for everyone to enjoy! So who can see themselves in this? Let me know! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to […]

Easy agenda view on Whova app

Hi everyone! If you have downloaded and starting using our festival app – Whova, then you can also view easily the schedule for all the free workshops an demonstrations happening in the vendor mall! Open the app on your device and navigate to the Agenda. On the top of the screen you can open the […]

How many charity quilts can we finish over Festival?

That will be the question!! A1 Quilting machines and Intelliquilter (both sponsors) have committed to quilting as many charity quilts as possible over the duration of Festival for the Clayton’s committee based here in Adelaide. The Clayton’s Committee led by Lessa Siegele, “are thrilled to have some of our charity quilts quilted for us so […]

Our official Festival app is live!

New and Improved AMQ Festival App 2016 was the first time AMQ Festival utilised a social media app personalised for our show. After the results of our last show, with over 67% of attendees using the app for social interaction with each other, planning schedules, finding their classrooms and sharing photos, we are moving forward […]

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 […]