Our AQC Expo is a quilter’s heaven. More than 96 retailers will be gathered together and all are devoted to bringing you the latest quilting supplies. There’ll be new product launches, the latest machines to test drive, and exciting new fabrics and patterns. As well as quilts, there’ll
be ideas for textile art, small sewing projects, embroidery, handbags and soft furnishings. Anyone with a love of textiles, will love AQC. Here is a snapshot of what is happening at the expo to help you plan your visit.
1 Quilt Show

The AQC Quilt Show is an unparalleled collection of quilting excellence. Each quilt has been specially selected so you can see not only the best works from around Australia, but also the best from our convention tutors, international exhibitions and competitions.

2 Exhibitors

Shop from our unique exhibitors and see what’s new; many will launch new products at the event.

3 Education

Wander around the show and you’ll see loads of demonstrations. Free floortalks will take place in the
Quilt Show.

4 Special Guests

Quilters from around Australia and New Zealand flock to AQC to shop, see the quilts and to network, to celebrate together and to inspire each other. You’ll get loads of ideas and meet the quilters behind the quilts. Come to AQC for a few hours or a few days and indulge your passion for quilting.

6 Social Events

Come to the Welcome Cocktail Party to get the party started and hear the announcement of the winners of the AQC Challenge. Celebrate at the Gala Dinner and enjoy excellent food and wine, be entertained, and be there when the National Quilt Award, Rajah Award, Lut-Da and Shining Light winners are announced.

7 Lectures

Attend lectures by international guest speakers, Angela Walters on Thursday evening and Luke Haynes on Friday evening. Buy tickets at the Help Desk located in the foyer of the Royal Exhibition Building.

9 Gold Pass Delegate

If you want to really experience the full AQC, it’s not too late to become a Gold Pass delegate and attend classes for the four days with leading international and Australian tutors – do it all with the pass that gives you VIP access to everything including lunch and morning tea each day, and even a massage.