Quilt Encounter

Events and Activities

Dates for 2018: 13 to 19 July

Quilt Encounter is the guild's annual retreat, offering workshops in a variety of techniques for Traditional Quilts through to Art Textiles, suitable for the beginner, intermediate and advanced quilter. Held at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, SA, it is a live-in event and you are invited to attend for 2, 3 or all 6 days.

Immanuel College, 32 Morphett Rd, Novar Gardens.

Parking available on site, No-smoking on college grounds.

16 Tutors, 32 Workshops & 2 Sit & Sew sessions

Jacqui Karl, NZ - Hilary Petersen, NSW - Michelle Marvig, NSW - Jane McDonald, NSW - Monica Poole, NSW Leslie Edwards, VIC - Jodi Godfrey, VIC - Chris Serong, VIC - Rachelle Denneny, SA - Healther Ford, SA - Linda Haigh, SA - Heather Hopkins, SA - Sally Mackenzie, SA - Sue Megaw, SA - Mary Rothe, SA - Deb Wright, SA


Please register to receive a 2018 brochure by post in mid February with this 2 step process:

1. Pay $5.00 to the Quilt Encounter bank account:  Bank SA: BSB 105 186   Account No: 025977640

Provide your name as reference or the last four digits of your phone number, so that the payment can be identified on the Guild bank statement.

2. Send Jean an email  [email protected] or send a text to: 0404 476 321

Advise that you have paid $5 and provide your name, full postal address and telephone number. You will be then added to the database and receive the brochure in the mail in due course.

Lessa Scholarship

Congratulations to Sandy Jones who has been awarded a 3 day package at QE with $100 spending money for her class supplies. Sandy has been a volunteer worker in & around Cummins & Port Lincoln for over 40 years & this will be her first time at QE.

Apply here

Enquiries - Kerryn

[email protected]

(08) 8552 8819 or 0417 801 110

Guess the Theme for 2018....here is Kaye at Immanuel trying it on for size!

Shops - TBA

Open Day - Monday 16 July from 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm. Visitors welcome to view the College, workshops & classroom areas, see quilts on display & visit the shops.

Evening Program - Century Theatre 7.30pm - Guests $5

Visitors are welcome to all sessions, arrive early from 6.45pm & visit the two shops in the Function Room.

SUPPER: available in the Common Room after the evening sessions

Friday 13 July - Official opening, Introduction of Tutors, Show & Tell

Sunday 15 July - Guest Speaker - TBA

Tuesday 17 July - Guest Speaker - TBA; Show & Tell

QE photos 2017

Challenge Winners - Table runners (top to bottom)

Best overall - Rose Craig, Morgan SA (pictured)

Most Appropriate to Theme - Glenys Elliott, Adelaide

Best use of Colour - Glenys McGauchie, Alice Springs NT

Judges Honourable mention - Kylie Duncan, Ranmark SA

QE Photos 2016