Festival of Quilts

Events and Activities

Important Dates

Entries Open: See below for the link to enter your quilt
Entries Close Friday, 2nd June 2023
Early Bird Draws: Thursday, 6th April and Thursday, 4th May 2023
"Project" Delivery: Last delivery at June Members' meeting on Thursday, 1st June 2023
Quilt Drop off: Wednesday, 21st June 2023 at Sit and Sew, Vermont Uniting Church
Tuesday, 4th July 2023 at Adelaide Showgrounds (preferred location)
Quilt Collection: Sunday, 9th July, 5:30-6:30pm at Adelaide Showgrounds

The portal is open for entries into the 2023 Festival, click on the ENTRY link.

2023 Festival of Quilts Handbook
Click on 2023 Festival of Quilts Handbook link to download the document to your computer.

All categories remain the same as 2022, however, please note that if someone else quiits your entry, it MUST go into a 2 person or collaborative category.

The Festival "Challenge - Mad Hatters Tea Party"
Create a quilt no larger thatn 100cm x 100cm according to the theme.

The Project - Teapots
Like our past projects (puzzle piece, denim pocket) we ask that you create something featuring teapots. It may be a placemat, or a teapot shape, and anything in between. The maximum size is 40cm x 30cm. Deliver to Members’ meetings, so don’t forget to put your name on the back, so that we can return them to you.

Your Festival of Quilts Committee:

Convenor, Ann Ewer - Festival of Quilts Convenor
- Entries Manager, Chris O'Brien - Festival of Quilts Entries
- Sponsorship Manager, Wendy Hunt - Festival of Quilts Sponsorship
- Christa Mano - Secretary
- Jan Goulter - Raffle
- Dione Gardner-Stephen - Handbook
- Margaret Hurrell - Entries Assistant
- Jill Iveson - Frames Manager
- Jenny Kempson - Publicity
- Carmel Loughry - Special Exhibits/Demonstrations

- Ann Shuttleworth - Hospitality/Sponsorship

Congratulations Adriana Newton - Best of Show for 2022

Adriana Newton's beautiful quilt Snow Country, won Best of Show at the 2022 Adelaide Festival of Quilts.


Congratulations Chris O'Brien
Runner up Best of Show for 2022

Chris O'Brien's beautiful quilt Afternoon Delight, won Runner Up Best of Show at the 2022 Adelaide Festival of Quilts.


Winners are encouraged to write and thank their sponsors. Please utilise their services whenever you can.

Browse photos of the winning quilts at Festival of Quilts 2022
and a video walkabout at the Festival of Quilts here

Provenance and Labels
Download a detailed document here.

Quilt Carry Bag Pattern
Click here for instructions to make a large quilt carry bag pattern, for a quilt which is too large for the SA Quilters quilt bags.

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