Category Archives: Education

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Quilt Challenge entries closed!

Oh my goodness!! Just wait until you see the amazing variety and quality of all the challenge quilts… I’m so excited about these. We have quilts from Europe, New Zealand and 5 states of Australia (where are all the WA quilters??) All the acceptance emails have been sent with instructions for delivery yesterday, so if […]

Watch and learn with Bernina educator – Aggy Burczyk

What a treat we have for all those coming along to Festival this year! Our Silver Sponsor – Bernina Australia – is bringing International educator – Aggy Burczyk to share her knowledge with everyone! Aggy Burczyk, born in Germany, fell in love with patchwork and quilting at a very early age when living with her […]

Learn how to do Edge 2 Edge quilting on your domestic machine!

Another NEW class is being offered on Saturday evening from 4.30-7.30pm from Heather Hopkins. Edge to Edge Quilting on a domestic machine 3hrs Hands on Domestic machine Suitable for Confident Beginner This classroom will have 24 Brother machines generously provided by Brother Australia. There will be one machine per student. Get your own quilts finished! […]