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


Everyone who registered should have their letter & class allocation.

Please refer to your QE booklet for class payment details.

Do not use the Guild account on this website payment page.

To take up a remaining class vacancy listed below:

Please contact Jean via email [email protected] or send a text to: 0404 476 321

When you enquire about a class, Jean will reply as quickly as possible, with availability, cost and requirement forms.

Enrolments are Closed

QE Booklet 2018

P1. Introduction/Tutors

P2. Information

P3. Workshop Programme

P4. Workshops 1 - 3.

P5. Workshops 4 - 7

P6. Workshops 8 - 11

P7. Workshops 12 - 14

P8. Workshops 15 - 18

P9. Workshops 19 - 22

P10. Workshops 23 - 25

P11. Workshops 26 - 28

P12. Workshops 29 - 32

P13. Registration (1)

P14. Registration (2)

P15. Workshop Package Cost

P16. Sponsors & Committee

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

On site Shops - PennyLane Patchwork & Strath Sewing & Quilting

Major Sponsors - Otto & Penny's Sewing CentreHorn Australia

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 - Leslie Edwards

Tuesday 17 July - Guest Speaker - Monica Poole; Show & Tell

Enquiries - Kerryn

[email protected]

(08) 8552 8819 or 0417 801 110

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 (for 2019)

Registration for 2018 - now CLOSED

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, Renmark SA

QE Photos 2016