20-23rd September 2018
The Australian Machine Quilting Festival is dedicated to providing inspiration, education and encouragement to all machine quilters that own a longarm, midarm and/or a domestic sewing machine. Come & join us in our new venture to grow & learn about machine quilting!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

14 days oh my….

Time is flying by & we are putting all the finishing touches on everything ready to start in 2 weeks!

Reminder: Please ensure you print ALL your barcoded tickets to allow you to collect your registration bag or Festival Package, enter your chosen classes & be able to enter the Expo hall to go shopping & view the demonstrations on the Main Stage.

If you are attending a Jenny Doan Mystery Class, then a single entry ticket will be inside your class ‘kit’ so that you can come & shop during the weekend.

If you can’t find your tickets in your email inbox, then simply login on to the website & check your account to request them to be emailed to you again. IF you don’t have them then there will be a delay & a charge to get them reprinted at the Registration desk.

Please triple check your tickets for any supply lists OR the website also has supply lists included in the description if they were not emailed with your tickets.

Vendor news!

Patchwork on Parade

Visit Patchwork on Parade where you will find some absolutely gorgeous treasures, and fabulous bargains!!!  These include,

  • Precuts
  • Yardage – 50% off
  • Great range of tins
  • Kits
  • Fabulous discounts on longarm books and notions
  • Stylish carry-on luggage, just in case you need extra room to get your purchases home

We have some fabulous new products which will be showcasing with demonstrations, both on stage and in our booth.  


Wonderfil Specialty Threads Canada

We are thrilled to have Wonderfil Specialty Threads again at Festival, both as a sponsor & a vendor! Barrie & Andrew will be present to show you their entire range of threads with samples to entice you to try something new & different…. All who are attending the Gala Dinner will go home with a thread gift from Wonderfil Specialty Threads – so BOOK NOW for the dinner as well.


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Hermione Agee purchased her longarm machine in 2002 & fell in love with all things quilting! She loved designing her own edge to edge patterns with other quilters always admiring her work. A design business was born & continues today with the most beautiful & easily executed designs created right here in Australia! Come along to view her immense catalogue of patterns & purchase them for your own quilts at Festival.


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Once again, the amazing Bill & Leonie West will be at Festival demonstrating & selling their large range of rulers for patchwork & quilting.
Westalee Design sold its first product in March 2008 and based in Victoria, we have been supplying Patchwork Stores both in Australia and worldwide ever since.
We have established ourselves as a leading Manufacturer of high quality, accurate Patchwork and Quilting Rulers, Templates and Guides and an extensive range of Long Arm Quilting and Custom Made Tools, all proudly made in Australia.


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Sue’s Sewing World has supported AMQ Festival since our first event & this year is no exception! Sue has generously sponsored our Sue’s Sewing World Gala Dinner along with donating a Brother Scan’n’Cut to one lucky winner attending the dinner this year.

Sue has a huge range of sewing machines, overlockers, machine accessories, fabric, threads, Horn Sewing Cabinets along with experienced staff & technicians to assist you with your machines.

Come & visit the shop in Booth 34 & 37 for some great specials!



Joys Craftworx

Joy’s Craftworx from Portland is joining us this year & will be presenting a fantastic demonstration on the Main stage each day at 10.30am. Learn about Specialty Gadgets that you can use to make a multitude of designs for cushions, runners and quilts with free downloadable patterns. There is just one financial outlay for the template. Also see the amazing seam fix. If you need to unpick a seam this is the thing for you! Joy will has a huge range of fabrics, kits, patterns, accessories, books, wool & embroidery supplies all backed up with great service & knowledge.



You may recognise the name Lee Vause from our teacher list! Lee is also coming to be able to supply you with all the zentangle supplies that you will need to fulfil your newest obsession! Plus lots of notions & accessories that she uses & stocks in her online store for you to purchase & enjoy.


Be back soon …. with more information!

Tracey & Sharon

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