Browse through the pages in this website: Quilts; Exhibits; Ancient Craft Rare Trades; Workshops; Market Traders; Sponsors. Delight in the inspirational, the creative, the quirky… the weird and the wonderful..  and stay tuned! to stay updated.

Detailed further in the pages of this website, a quick preview of highlights include:

 

AN INSPIRATIONAL SHOWCASE OF QUILTS, PATCHWORKS & ARTQUILTS:

From award-winning and professional to aspiring amateur entries, an inspirational array of quilts and patchworks now occupies almost the entire upper floor of the Pavilion. Traditional, contemporary, exploratory, artquilts – immerse yourself in the spectacular Exhibitors Hall! To enter quilts, go to the Quilts page of this website, check out the entry categories, pick-up and return points and dates, download the Entry Form – and join us!

 

SPECIAL EXHIBITS :

DIANNE’S JOURNEY: THE OUTBACK TO A KING’S PALACE 

A collection of the latest works of international award-winning quilter Dianne Johnston – from humble beginnings to presenting her works and tutoring at a King's Palace.

 

CRAZY PATCHWORK/ CREATIVE EMBROIDERY 

Jennifer Clouston – crazy quilting, textile and embroidery collage, wool embroidery and embroidery on repurposed fabrics… 

 

CRAFT BEER OPEN DOOR

Catering to both the already-devoted lovers of craft brews and those who are curious and want to learn, come along to discover a different style of beer enjoyment, and sample some diverse flavours – ranging from subtle to WOW! – in the company of the like-minded. Presented by Classic Queensland Homes.

 

ANCIENT CRAFTS, RARE TRADES

An expo honouring the incredible artisans and makers of age-old workshop trades, rare field and household crafts, with a view to preserving these skills before they are lost to time and modern technology.

With many more exhibits being negotiated, confirmed to date are: Bookbinder Jan Ramsay’s exquisite handbound albums; Spoonsmith Deirdre Wilson’s Welsh Love Spoons; an amazing collection of vintage and handmade toys from a Blacksmith/ Metal Toymaker; Woodworkers crafted guitars, harps, scrollwork, more; Tatting, Lacemaking; Basketweaving from wonderfully Wild to Silky! PLUS a power-packed show with consummate showman Stan Ceglinski, traditional bushcrafter and musician with a passion to pass down the skills and traditions of yesteryear.

 

WORKSHOPS, MAKE'n'TAKES, DEMONSTRATIONS 

Secure your place at fantastic workshops: quilting (TBA); basketmaking with Wild Basket's Judith Wolski; silk baskets with Amor Designs; block printing on fabrics with Blockopedia; Prudence Mapstone – freeform knitting; scrapbooking with the Vintage Chicks; the techniques to making Rag Rugs using salvaged materials – more details in the Workshops page on this website, and remember to book early on admin@quiltandcraft.org

Also – our Traders are offering heaps of Make'n'Takes, demonstrations and more!

 

OVER 45 MARKET TRADERS  INNOVATIVE & INSPIRING

Check out the Market Traders now confirmed, ready to entice you with their wonderful wares, make'n'takes and free demonstrations – you'll be sure to grab a bargain, find that elusive perfect accessory, source another "must-have" item and find the perfect Christmas gift… and meet it's maker! Listed on MARKET TRADERS, this website.

PATCHING & QUILTING: Fabrics, Machines, Accessories, Patterns, more 

SEW IT, FOLD IT, STICK IT, KNIT IT, Create it!: DIY supplies – all crafts

MAKERS’ MARKET: with WOW Factor! Gifts, Teddies/ Ragdolls, Oils                   

STORAGE SOLUTIONS: Let’s get organised!

November 3 & 4, 2018, the Pavilion, Gympie…  just in time for Christmas!

 

See you there!

 

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