Quilt Encounter

Events and Activities

Dates for 2017 are 14 to 20 July

25 year celebration

Tutor List 2017:

Irene Blanck, VIC

Jenny Bowker, ACT

Ro Bruhn, VIC

Catherine Butterworh, NSW

Rachelle Denneny, SA

Heather Ford, SA

Ali George, QLD

Julie Haddrick, SA

Linda Haigh, SA

Michele Hill, SA

Pam Holland, SA

Heather Hopkins, SA

Jane McDonald, NSW

Sue Megaw, SA

Wendy Nutt, NSW

Faye packham, SA

Deb Wight, SA

Bryan Whitehead, Japan

The Tentmakers of Cairo, Egypt

Festival of Quilts will also run during Quilt Encounter & there will be opportunity for participants to attend.

Some notes about the Tentmakers

Exhibition of CURRENT Tentmakers quilts will be on display and open to the public at Quilt Encounter on Monday the 17th July, in the Margaret Ames Building at Immanuel College. There will be a small entry fee.

The Art Gallery of South Australia will have an Exhibition of Antique Tentmakers panels, dating from 1867 to 1914, some that have never been shown before. 1st July to the 29th October 2017,

Festival of Quilts will also have a small number of Tentmakers quilts on display at Wayville – these are pieces owned and lent by local South Aussie girls who have purchased them in the past.

Essam Aly & Hosam Hanafy (address with both names) will be demonstrating their craft whilst here in Australia and Ahmed Kamal is the Guide/Admin/translator.

Lessa Scholarship

Rebecca Tuckwell from Peterborough is the recipient of the 2017 Lessa Scholarship. Bec did lots of work for the 2016 Regional Roundup, plus lots of other Community Volunteer hours. Congratulations

Challenge for 25th Quilt Encounter

Full details along with the 2 'required' fabrics are included in a pack available for $5 Contact

Jean 0404476321 or jhaese23@gmail.com

Registrations closed, day classes available


Kerryn – email: mikeandkerryn@bigpond.com or 0417 801 110 or

Jean – jhaese23@gmail.com or 0404 476 321.