Quilters' Guild of South Australia Inc
Quilters' Guild of South Australia Inc was formed in 1984 and has grown to encompass over 500 individual Guild members with over 100 city and country groups now affiliated with the Guild. Read more
You are welcome to join us at our monthly meetings held
at Burnside Community Centre on the first Thursday of each month from February to December at 7.15pm for 8pm start.
QGSA Guild Meetings - Visitors always welcome
||Full year program of Guild meetings (819kb)
||Speaker: Lessa Siegele, QE History
Show & Tell: Early QE Projects
Fat 1/4 Raffle: Mostly Orange
|Old Culburra Store
||Speaker: Irene Blanck; FOQ Launch
Show & Tell: Quilts that make you smile
Fat 1/4 Raffle: Mostly Yellow
||AGM; 30 year celebrations
Show & Tell: Early years exhibition entries & winners
Fat 1/4 raffle: Party Fabrics; Diamonds or Pearls
|The Secret Drawer
Notes below - see also Notices
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Featured Shop: The Old Culburra Store
Beford Mystery Events have begun
March Guild Meeting
Another busy Guild meeting in March. Scholarship & Grant applications are due April 3rd. There are 4 Executive Committee vacancies to be filled at AGM in May. Nominations are due by April 17th.
The girls from AMQF encouraged us to become involved October 1-6. 20 teachers, 90 classes, demos, vendor mall, Quilt Show. Alzheimer's Challenge quilt kits are still available.
Lessa spoke about 20 years of Quilt Encounter, starting when OH&S didn't really exist, improving and learning a little each year. We are the only Guild in SA that runs it's own live in Quilt Camp for a full week.
Faye thanked everyone for their support with the 4th Bedford Mystery. The stall last week raised $2500, Pooraka is booked out on 15th but there are 15 more classes around SA to be held so do contact Faye if interested. Kits are still available. See separate posts about the post surgery 'holding cushion'. Make a note in your diary for the 'Catch-up Fun Day' May 31st.
Heather reminded us that the Valuation group is ready & waiting to value your quilts & lastly please make contact if you are able to add the quilting to a charity quilt for Southern Comforters.
Thanks to Sandy for bringing The Old Culburra Store.
185 people attended.
See the 'Full year Meeting Program' above & start planning for The Roaring 20's next December and your 'Template' creation. If you were unable to attend the December Guild Meeting, Templates are available from Guild at $4.
Fat Quarter Theme - This will be a regular activity each month at Guild in 2014
What is a Fat quarter raffle? Bring along a fat quarter of fabric with the chosen theme. You will give your fat quarter to receive a raffle ticket and depending on the number of entries, there will be 1,2 or maybe even 3 draws, the prize being a bundle of the fat quaters for you to take home.
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Congratulations Rose Lewis, winner of the Festival of Quilts 2013, Viewers Choice
Festival of Quilts at the Craft & Quilt Fair is successfully completed for another year. What a fabulous job to present this show and event by all involved. Congratulations
Raffle Quilt Winners: Bonita Cooper; Anne Curry; Margaret Gray
Viewers Choice: Rose Lewis 'Through the Garden Gate'
Festival of Quilts 2013 Best of Show
'16th Century Fantasy’
Category - Predominantly Applique, Open
Applique, Domestic Machine quilted
188 x 228cm
Michele has won 3 previous Best of Show Awards with QGSA
2005 My Walk in Melbourne
2007 Footsteps from the Past
2011 More Morris Magic
We think this might be an Australian record?
All photos : 2013 Photo Gallery