The Rotary Club of Gympie has, for many years, been proudly presenting it’s prestigious biennial Quilt & Craft Spectacular, an increasingly significant and impactful regional event. Now attracting visitors, exhibitors and artisans from throughout South East Queensland – from the Gold Coast through Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast and north to Maryborough, Childers and Hervey Bay – followers of the event number in the thousands.
Our progressive team of organisers is committed to present an exceptional event -survey results and feedback from the previous event, held 2016, confirmed a record attendance, patrons attracted by an unprecedented calibre of exhibits and displays. With plans for the 2018 event underway and many highlights locked in, we’re already set to surpass this benchmark, with outstanding contemporary and traditional quilts and patchworks; inspirational exhibits of textile artworks and artisan handcrafts (basketry, papercraft, embroidery, lacework, freeform knitting, woodwork, decoupage, pottery, spinning and more); 45+ market stalls; workshops; demonstrations and more.
November 3 & 4, 2018, the Pavilion, Gympie… just in time for Christmas!
See you there!
Entry $7 per person (kids under 12 FREE) at the venue on the day.
Price includes catalogue.
The Rotary Club of Gympie Inc are proud to present this event. All profits raised benefit charities regionally, with the main beneficiary being LIttle Haven Palliative Care.
Below are some images of the event 2016, and more images can be found throughout this website.
CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNERS:
QUILT CATEGORIES & CLASSES: Go to Exhibitors for full list.
GLENROSE PATCHWORK & RETREAT: Trish Wilson, Gympie
JANOME SEWING MACHINE: Ena O'Connor, Brisbane
TOM GRADY $200 VOUCHER: Glen Cooke
ROADCRAFT COURSE OF CHOICE:
THE NEXT EVENT:
WHEN – October/ November 2018
CONTACT – firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0409 621 232
The event 2016 included the following highlights – visit the Program, Workshops & Exhibitors webpages for event images and winners.
CONTEMPORARY, EXPLORATORY & TRADITIONAL QUILTS & PATCHWORKS – with categories for professional and non-professional entries, art quilts, creative use of colour and collaborative quilts – and prizes for each section. To see winners of the event 2016, go to the “Exhibitors” section of this website.
EXHIBITS & CRAFT – CREATIVE, QUIRKY, WEIRD & WONDERFUL – a diverse range of exhibits, includes on-trend freeform knitting done with toothpicks to broom handles, lacework, award winning decoupage, papercraft, ceramics, lacemaking, recycle craft and more. Go to program for 2016 event images.
MULTITUDES OF MARKETS – The huge array of markets at the 2016 event proved ideal for sourcing special things, new projects for homemade Christmas presents, and just for indulging our patrons passions! You will find the list of stallholders in the “Exhibitors” section of this website.
ALL THINGS QUILTING & PATCHING:
YARNS, WOOLS & COTTONS FROM FLEECE TO FINISH:
SEW IT, STITCH IT, FOLD IT, GROW IT… CREATE IT!!
QUIRKY, WEIRD, WONDERFUL, FUN! – GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFTS
HIGHLIGHTS, EXHIBITS GO TO "HUGE PROGRAM" in menu bar
WORKSHOPS & FREE DEMONSTRATIONS GO TO "WORKSHOPS" in menu bar
ALL ENTRY FORMS, LIST OF STALLHOLDERS GO TO "EXHIBITORS" in menu bar
Keep checking as new and exciting highlights are confirmed!