Laura Wasilowski

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Laura Wasilowski is a contemporary quilt maker whose art work is collected and exhibited internationally. Her colourful narrative quilts begin with her unique hand-dyed fabrics and threads. Inspired by stories of family, friends, and home, her wall pieces are infused with colour, whimsy and joy. Laura is the owner of the dye shop, Artfabrik, and… Read more »

Lisa Walton

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Lisa has been awarded many prizes for her quilts at many events including major international and Australian quilt shows. She is widely published and teaches all over Australia, New Zealand as well as the USA, UK, Europe & South Africa. Lisa was awarded the 2010 Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for Quilting Teachers by the International… Read more »

Lessa Siegele

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Teacher, judge and quilt maker Lessa has been teaching quilting since the mid ‘70s and has enjoyed every moment of meeting and sharing her knowledge with quilters around Australia and abroad. She is a Life Member of the Quilters Guild of South Australia and was awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday honours in June… Read more »

Reece Scannell

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Reece holds a Post Graduate in professional art studies and Gallery Management (University of NSW) and a Commercial Photography Certificate (Sydney TAFE ). He lectured at the Australian Film Television and Radio School and Macquarie University and has exhibited his work nationally and internationally. 80 of his photographic works form part of the National Collection of… Read more »

Faye Packham

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Faye made her first hexagon quilt while still at school but her quilting was put on hold while her twins were young. After attending a workshop with Lessa Siegele in 1991she became involved in the quilting world and Lessa encouraged Faye to teach her skills to others. Life membership to the SA Quilters Guild Inc… Read more »

Michelle Marvig

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Michelle Marvig has worked in the Australian patchwork industry for the last 24 years, with hundreds of patterns published, two fabric lines, three books and eight instructional DVDs. She makes machine pieced quilts with a traditional bent, but loves to change the designs through colour and fabric choice. She also loves to teach her students… Read more »

Deborah Louie

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2016 will be Deborah’s 16th year teaching domestic machine quilting and machine appliqué throughout Australia and New Zealand, and is a NSW Quilters’ Guild accredited teacher. Deborah writes a regular column for Quilters Companion magazine and has filmed four DVDs. She is mostly known for her domestic machine quilting and has won numerous awards nationally…. Read more »

Mary Beth Krapil

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Mary Beth’s goal is to share her knowledge and passion for quilting. She has travelled worldwide teaching at major shows, shops, clubs and guilds. She loves to teach the basics to new quilters and also enjoys introducing fresh techniques and ideas to experienced quilters. Mary Beth’s quilts have won awards at AQS Paducah, MQS and… Read more »

Andi Herman

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Andi loves everything about quilts and the community that surrounds quilting: pioneering innovative design techniques, making quilts by machine and by hand, and  (of course!) admiring the gorgeous end product. In 2013, Andi became interested in pixel quilting but found aspects of the design process laborious. With her husband and a third partner she created… Read more »

Julie Haddrick

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Julie Haddrick is an exciting name on the Australian art textiles scene and she enjoys great successes with her quilt making. She is a multi-award winner, including a first in the innovative category of The World Quilt Competition, in the USA. Julie is best known for her panoramic, multiple view landscape quilts, as well as… Read more »