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!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

AMQF Wrap Up

It's hard to believe it's almost 2 weeks since AMQF began - time certainly marches on! A huge thank you to everyone that participated in "Festival" and made the debut such a fantastic event. We certainly couldn't have done it without all the wonderful volunteers who gave their time so unselfishly; never has the saying "many hands make light work" rung truer. We will keep you updated on AMQF 2012 as we progress.

Lost & Found One of our students lost a bag containing 2 pieces of material, it was in Clare Fairless-Lewis's class. We also had a tote bag handed in - it was pink/black/floral with another bag inside, these were purchased from the Patchwork on Parade booth and handed in from Kim Brunner's class. If you have information on either of these items please email sharon@amqfestival.com.au


The AMQF merchandise has now been added to the website for purchase, please click the box above to see what is available.

Feedback Thanks to all those that have taken the time to give us feedback, this is very important if we are to improve and grow. If you are comfortable emailing your feedback please do so at info@amqfestival.com.au or alternatively you can post it, anonymously, to AMQF, 13 Harbour Drive, Gulfview Heights SA 5096.

Until next time, Sharon & Tracey

Friday, October 8, 2010

It’s all over…

Sharon & I would like to thank everyone that attended as a student, a teacher, a vendor, a visitor, a sponsor and ESPECIALLY all those that also volunteered & assisted in so many ways. We have had some amazing feedback from so many & truly the strongest comments are in appreciation of having so many volunteers. Without you it would not have happened as smoothly as it did!

The weather was absolutely perfect, the venue & surrounds  were amazing as well.

We still have much work to do, but we have slowed from 500mph to only 100mph now vbg.

AMQ Festival dates for next  time are:

28th September – 1st October 2012

Keep these free & put them in your diaries! We have some great plans already which we will unveil when confirmed.

I have tonight finally found some time to get some  photos  of the winning quilts on the website. One is missing, but I will get that tomorrow.  You can view them here 

Best of Show was the lovely Rachelle Denneny with Fancy Flutterbys

Rachelle won a Brother NV400 sewing machine donated by Sue’s Sewing World. She said it was the first sewing machine she has ever won! Next special event for Rachelle is when she will be flown to Houston to receive a top 7 award at that show for another quilt. Congratulations from all of us Rachelle – we are so very proud of you!

There will be merchandise available on the website once I get to put it up there for those that missed out. Limited stock only.

Also the Festival Photo CD will be able to be purchased/ordered once they are all on there.

All those that have preordered will receive their CD in the mail by mid December. Just have to give the photographer time to complete exams & then complete the huge job of editing & sorting 1000’s of photos into sections to go on the CD. Then they all have to be reproduced, labeled & packaged for everyone. There will be many extra shots of the vendor mall, classrooms and the banquet dinner.

Will keep on blogging to keep everyone informed on the progress of AMQ Festival 2012

until next time….

Tracey  & Sharon