• Program runs daily. No bookings required. • Seminars run for 30 minutes unless otherwise indicated by (indicates extended seminar).

15 11am Photos on Fabric for Dummies. Kathleen Stone, Australian Country Quilts, Stand 44.

You’ll be amazed to see how easily you can print any photo or text on fabric with your printer. Make memory quilts, photo canvas for weddings – it’s so easy! Register for FREE notes.

11.30am Add a little Hugs ‘n Kisses to your day. Helen Stubbings, Hugs ‘n Kisses, Stand 8.

Learn the easy methods that Helen of Hugs ‘n Kisses has developed to make your stitching enjoyable, stress free and perfect every time. From iron-on/leave in English paper piecing papers to perfect needleturn appliqué she will demonstrate her products and methods and share every tip she can to better your stitching world!

12noon Bags – Ready to Decorate and Go!Jennifer Moore, Sewn and Quilted, Stand 47.

The easiest bags around! Simply embellish, sew a couple of seams and you’re done. Bags are pre-cut, with zipper pocket and eyelets already done for you! Come see just how easy these bags really are. Suitable for beginners to advanced.

12.30pm Family Tree Memories & Easy Quilt Labels. Kathleen Stone, Australian Country Quilts, Stand 44.

Come and see how to easily print your own family tree and quilt labels on fabric or paper/ card. Many template designs to suit every occasion. Resize them to suit your projects.

1.30pm Making Magic with Jinny Beyer Border Prints. Sue Bennett, Miss Sampson’s Drapery, Stand 174.

See how easy and effective incorporating Jinny Beyer’s border print fabrics into your blocks and quilts can be … from hexagons to octagons and everything in between! 20

2pm Thread painting/Drawing with Different Threads. Barrie Ashton, WonderFil Speciality Threads, Stand 188.

Have you tried cottons and metallics as well as rayons for thread painting. Come and see samples of different weights of threads used to give texture and interest. We’ll also show our new range of Sue Spargo wool and cotton threads for machine and hand work.

2.30pm Judy Niemeyer Pattern Reading and Techniques. Juanita Bugge, Sewing Buddies Australia, Stand 53.

Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing is super easy to do, but getting started on new techniques can seem daunting. Pick up tips, learn how to read a Judy Nieymeyer pattern, set up for fabric cutting, add fabrics to your paper pieced projects, both straight and curved piecing. What are the paper piecing tools, and how they work.

16 11am Appliqué Newsflash. Bev Ross, Craft Cubby, Stand 98.

Easy, quick and fun – the Craft Cubby Way to create an Appliqué. New ideas and techniques – and everyone who attends will receive a Craft Cubby free gift – don’t miss out! 18

11.30am Make Your Own Handbags. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand 148.

Get great tips and advice on how to make your own professional looking fabric handbags. Monica will cover the important aspects of bag making from fabric, interfacing, closures, hardware and must have bag making tools. Plus, how to add leather trims to your bags to give the wow factor!

12noon What’s Flipp-n New. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand 39.

Join Brenda Burgess as she takes you on the sensational journey of step-by-step flip-n with her unique process of Flip la K templates and a crow and tell of fabulously sensational quilts and table runners. A not to be missed workshop.

12.30pm Magic Half Squares and Quarter Squares. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand 160.

Learn how to create scrap quilts from fabric strips, jelly rolls and rulers. Plus receive a free information sheet.

1.30pm Quilt-As-You-Go, Reversible Scrap Quilts. Monica Poole, Margaret’s Fabrics, Stand 148.

Turn your stash into fun, reversible quilt as you go quilts, learn how quick and easy it is. Plus a trunk show of new and favourite designs. Learn Monica’s favourite methods that will change the way you make quilts.

2pm Quick & Easy Table Runners. Heather Bartsch, Barossa Quilt & Craft Cottage, Stand 160.
New Seminar at AQC. Learn how to make quick and easy table runners using our binding tool.

2.30pm OMG. Brenda Burgess, Flip la K, Stand 39

Join Brenda Burgess from Flip la K, as she shows you her quick easy way to Piecing Circles, Drunkards Path, Wedding Rings, random circles totally circlicious. This is one workshop you do not want to miss – Circle piece the easy way. 23

17 11am Take the scary out of free motion quilting. Pauline Rogers, Pauline’s Quilters World, Stand 125.

You want to quilt your quilts on your domestic sewing machine, have great even stitches and wonderful creative designs. No more pinning your layers. No more uneven stitches. No more sore shoulders or back. After this session you will be running home to get into quilting.

11.30am Creative Quilting Inspirations. Leonie West, Punch with Judy, Stand 111.

You wanted to know more about using templates, well here it is – “Quilting Design Inspirations”, a new way of learning quilting 19design. This is a series of design ideas to inspire you to create your own quilting designs using Westalee Templates.

12noon Quilt-As-You-Go. Pauline Rogers, Pauline’s Quilters World, Stand 125.

Be amazed how easy making quilts can be using Paulines QAYG techniques. A treasure chest of ideas will be shown step by step. No longer do we have to fit that huge layer quilt through a small machine, quilt each block before you join the quilt together, also quilt the borders before joining them onto the quilt. Who said we should quilt last!

12.30pm Techniques For Crocheting Into Fabric to Create Beautiful Borders. Catharina Sudholz, Catharina’s Vintage Stitches. Stand 87.
Learn different ways of joining quilt blocks using a normal crochet hook. You will also learn how to crochet borders onto fabrics and turn something plain into something pretty and unique, such as baby blankets and bibs.

1pm Precision Quilt Wonders. Pauline Rogers, Pauline’s Quilters World, Stand 125.

Having trouble cutting sewing and achieving accurate points. Don’t be put off, join this session to see how to overcome these challenges. Lots of great tips and tidbits will be shared. Like simple cutting tips, perfect triangles and blocks turning out the size they should with perfect points. Also learn how to transfer appliqué and quilting designs with an amazing tool.

1.30pm Sew Kind of Wonderful. Quick Curves with Judy Hall, Punch with Judy, Stand 111.

Contemporary Quilt Designs, where Modern meets refinement, showing endless possibilities with ONE ruler – Quick Curve and the NEW Mini 24 Quick Curve – combining curved piecing with straight lines piecing. Cut, Sew, Square-up!

2pm Sashiko Hitomezashi ‘One Stitch Sashiko’. Jane MacDonald, BeBe Bold – Japanese Textiles & Craft, Stand 24.

Jane will demonstrate how easy Hitomezashi is – One Stitch sashiko – with the new pre-stenciled dotted grid fabric. See new kits and samples.

2.30pm Treasures with Tea Towelling. Jenelle Kent, Pieces to Treasure, Stand 135.

25Tea Towelling is a beautifully woven, thick textured fabric available on the roll, made by Moda. Learn how to use tea towelling to make a diverse selection of amazing projects designed by Jenelle Kent to cater to a range of sewing abilities.