Be the first to preview never-before-seen ideas, methods, techniques and products at AQC – at the new Innovation Centre


11am Using Wool Threads for Hand and Machine Work. Barrie Ashton and Andrew Ngai, WonderFil Speciality Threads. Stand 188.

See samples showing how, with different stitches on your machine, you can use wool threads to add texture and interest to your work. Can also be used by hand for appliqué to fix your pieces before embellishing.


12noon X-Blocks. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand 111. Put fun into quilts with no-waste techniques using straight-forward designs and easy cutting techniques using NEW X-Blocks rulers. Change a basic 9-patch block to make stars plus more so easily!
3 12.30pm Square-Up Rulers. Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand 111.  Are your blocks perfect squares? Make squaring up a breeze with NEW square-up rulers, some slotted, to make you the perfect quilter allowing perfect squares for perfect quilts, including square in a square blocks. Suitable for advanced and beginner quilters.

1pm New Quilting Template. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K. Stand 39. Learn how to make an awesome quilt top using our new template.