Welcome

SA Quilters


Quilters' Guild of South Australia Inc (SA Quilters) was formed in 1984 and has grown to encompass over 450 individual members, as well as more than 100 affiliated city and country groups.  Wishing to update our image in 2022 the business name SA Quilters was registered and will in future be used for all publicity involving SA Quilters. Read more


SA Quilters Patrons:
Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia and Mr Rod Bunten


BREAKING NEWS

The Festival of Quilts is to be held from 11-13 November 2022 at the Australian Machine Quilting Festival at the Adelaide Convention Centre.  Please tell all your friends and encourage entries.


Congratulations
We are so proud of "our" Pam Holland who is the recipient of the prestigious RAJAH Award for 2022. Pam was at the August meeting and it was our first chance to congratulate her. President, Heather, presented Pam with a small token of congratulations from the members of SA Quilters.


Evening Meetings
Are held at Burnside Community Centre on the first Thursday of each month from February to December at 7.15pm for 8pm start. Parking onsite with no time restrictions.
Cost: $3 for members, $6 for affiliate and non-members.
*details of each meeting below.

Daytime Meetings
Are held quarterly on the 3rd Wednesday of February, May, August and November.
Doors open at 12:45pm for 1:30pm start.
Cost: $3 for members, $6 for affiliate and non-members.
Parking is available onsite, however with time restrictions. To avoid moving your car during the meeting we suggest checking the streets behind Burnside Community Centre.

Did You Know
Your Quilt group can showcase your raffle quilts at SA Quilters monthly meetings. This gives you the opportunity to sell more raffle tickets and advertise your upcoming exhibition. To book in your quilt please contact Denise Johnston by email on Community Quilts.

Facebook
SA Quilters runs a very active Facebook page which posts information of interest to quilters. It is a public page which means that it is accessible to everyone interested in SA Quilters and in quilting. If you or your Group has information that you would like to have on the Facebook page please let us know by email at SA Quilters. Click on the Facebook logo to safely link you to the SA Quilters Facebook page.


SA Quilters Meetings

DAYTIME MEETING
Wednesday, 17th August 2022. Doors open 12:45pm for 1:30pm start
in the main Burnside Community Centre Hall

Welcome address: President, Heather Ford
Guest Speaker: Tracey Browning - Quilts, Quilts, Quilts
Shop: Constantine Quilts - Web Site: Constantine Quilts
Community Raffle Quilt: Quilt Encounter Raffle Quilt
Fat Quarter Raffle: Colourful fabrics
Show and Tell: Anything goes
Library: Available for borrows and returns

Kitchen open for tea and coffee. Please bring a clean cup.

Thursday, 1st September 2022. Doors open 7:15pm for 8:00pm start
in the main Burnside Community Centre Hall

Welcome address: President, Heather Ford
Guest Speakers: Quilters share their early quilts to award winning quilts. Dianne Giles, Wendy Hunt, Heather Weatherall, Marg Hobby, Chris O'Brien
Shop: Lovelee Fabrics - Web Site: Lovelee Fabrics
Community Raffle Quilt: Quilt Encounter Raffle Quilt
Community Raffle Quilt: Festival of Quilts Raffle Quilt

Fat Quarter Raffle: Pink
Show and Tell: First quilts
Library: Available for borrows and returns

Kitchen open for tea and coffee. Please bring a clean cup.

Thursday, 6th October 2022. Doors open 7:15pm for 8:00pm start
in the main Burnside Community Centre Hall

Welcome address: President, Heather Ford
Guest Speaker: Gwen Moxham, esteemed rose judge.
History of roses; how to look after your roses

Shop: Nays Place - Web Site: Nays Place
Community Raffle Quilt: Glenelg Quilters
Fat Quarter Raffle: Florals
Show and Tell: Florals in quilts
Library: Available for borrows and returns

Kitchen open for tea and coffee. Please bring a clean cup.

Thursday, 3rd November 2022. Doors open 7:15pm for 8:00pm start
in the main Burnside Community Centre Hall

Welcome address: President, Heather Ford
Guest Speaker: Glenys Elliott - An evening with Glenys
Shop: Strath Sewing and Quilting - Web Site: Strath Sewing and Quilting
Community Raffle Quilt: Orange Tree Quilters
Fat Quarter Raffle: Brights
Show and Tell: Quilts that tell a story
Library: Available for borrows and returns

Kitchen open for tea and coffee. Please bring a clean cup.

DAYTIME MEETING
Wednesday, 16th November 2022. Doors open 12:45pm for 1:30pm start
in the main Burnside Community Centre Hall

Welcome address: President, Heather Ford
Guest Speaker: Jacky Eyre - Japanese quilts
Shop: Cornerstone Creations
Community Raffle Quilt: Orange Tree Quilters
Fat Quarter Raffle: Asian fabrics
Show and Tell: Asian inspired quilts
Library: Available for borrows and returns

Kitchen open for tea and coffee. Please bring a clean cup.


SA Quilters Group Meetings

Sit and Sew - SA Quilters Group
Where: Vermont Uniting Church, 576 Cross Road, South Plympton
Date: Second and Fourth Wednesday of every month
Time: 10am to 3pm
Cost: $10 for members, $15 for affiliate and non-Guild members.
BYO lunch.  Tea, coffee and milk will be provided.
Hand Sewing Day - SA Quilters Group
Where: Glandore Room, Vermont Uniting Church, 576 Cross Road, South Plympton
Date: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 10am to 3pm
Cost: $10 for members, $15 for affiliate and non members. Please pay in cash.
BYO lunch.  Tea, coffee and milk will be provided.
Please park in the car park but enter through the glass doors between the two buildings. Once inside please turn right as another group is using the main hall.
Charity Sewing Day - SA Quilters Group
Where: Uniting Church, 266 Main Road, Blackwood
Date: Saturday, 3 September 2022
Time: 10am to 3pm
Cost: No cost
BYO lunch.  Tea, coffee and milk will be provided.
The location is at the roundabout.  Entrance to the car park from Coromandel Parade
Modern Mix SA Quilters - SA Quilters Group
The Modern Mix SA Quilters is a gathering for quilters who are interested in finding out more about modern quilting. The group has been formed in 2021 to provide opportunities for exploring and learning new techniques. Members share ideas, information and their love of textiles. The sessions are a combination of members working on their own projects and trying out new techniques. Each month a challenge is offered up for those keen to be involved in that aspect of the group.
EVERYONE WELCOME
Where: Vermont Uniting Church, 576 Cross Road, South Plympton
Date: Third Sunday of every month
Time: 10am to 3pm
Cost: $10 for members, $15 for affiliate and non-members

BYO lunch. Tea, coffee and milk will be provided.

Please contact Monique Reed on [email protected] or 0421 506 776


POLICY: Catastrophic Days
If a Government Department declares a Catastrophic Day, all SA Quilters organised activities will be cancelled.
It is recommended that all SA Quilters affiliated groups adopt this policy.

Website update 12/8/2022 - Home.  Please let us know by email at [email protected] if you spot any web site errors.

SA Quilters Phone Number 0432 483 263

SA Quilters Executive Committee, support positions and other responsible contacts - click here

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