VERY IMPORTANT: No bookings can be made before 1 March 2013.
Iessie Steenberg, the coordinator of the 17th National
Quilt Festival has compiled this guide to planning for the festival.
the program and decide which classes you’d like to attend. Take a look at the timetable to see whether
the dates and times of your classes will work out.
these before making bookings through Computicket (1/3/2013), have all your
contact details as well as the number of the class/es you plan to attend. (Not
the classroom number, the course number).
3.Check to see
if you need to order a kit for any of the classes. Some classes have COMPULSORY kits.
4.Check to see if you’ll need a sewing machine for
a class – take a look at the student requirement list - if you want to make use
of a hired machine, check the timetable to see if your class will have machines
available. If your class does not
have a mark to show that machines for hire are available, please e-mail
Iessie URGENTLY at email@example.com.
5.Now you complete all the information needed on
the accommodation form.
6.WAIT UNTIL 1
reservations can now be done.
Computicket for registration, classes, kits, sewing machines, evening
functions, lectures and Pamela at Eunice for accommodation.
a)Registration – Buy this ticket first
(this includes your goodie bag).
b)Book for classes. Remember to give as much of your own personal
information to enable us to send you more information closer to the start of
the festival. (You will immediately be informed if you can attend a class but
remember only 20 people per class allowed.
You will have to pay for your tickets immediately.)
c)Kits – you’ll need to buy
each separately specifying for which class it would be. Take note:
Some classes do have COMPULSORY kits.
d)Sewing machines – purchase a ticket
should you need one for a class IF your class shows machine for hire available.
(If a class does not have machines, contact Iessie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
e)Evening functions – You really
don’t want to miss these!
f)Lectures – starting on page 6 in
the program. Purchase a ticket if you
want to attend.
My manicure tools are simply all over the
house as I have this habit of filing my nails while on my way to another room
and then the file just gets dumped on the piano or whatever is near when I’m
Positively Splendid with all their lovely
tutorials shared this tutorial for a portable mani/pedi kit. I think this can make a lovely gift to a
friend. Find the tutorial over HERE.
Oops! I slipped and only
when fellow quilter, Ruby van Straaten, asked about this I remember I featured
a couple of BOM projects at the beginning of 2012. So guess what I did on Friday before and
after my Freeze Frame Facial?
This is what I could find on the World Wide Web.
On the site of Shabby Fabrics I found this adorable little house
BOM. To download your blocks, click
The first block of Val Laird’s BOM will be published this week, so
start following her blog by clicking HERE.
I didn’t check back to see whether these are less or more than
last year but I think this should do to get Ruby and other BOM followers going
and as much as I enjoy sitting here typing, I have some quilting of my own to
Okay members of the Oranje Quilters' Guild I trust you rested well and that you already took a look at the page showing all the DATES TO REMEMBER and also took note of the challenges for every term.
Don't forget that any UFO can also be entered for the quarterly challenges but I'd like to focus on the theme challenge for the first term which is Kaleidoscope - in anticipation of our festival later this year.
So to get your creative juices flowing and your mind set on an interesting idea, take a look at all these Kaleidoscope images by clicking HERE.