Friday, June 7, 2013

Time is running out


Okay people this concludes our posts on individual classes and there is but one week left to make your bookings.  So don’t be caught without a ticket to your favourite teachers and/or class.  

Book now!

Also remember to book for accommodation in the hostel.  From the sounds of it these people are geared and ready to host us quilters with no request to big to handle.  

So contact Pamela at:

pamela@ehs.co.za or get your hostel accommodation form by clicking HERE.


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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Masks – Lesley Glover Taylor


Class 605 – Page 18 – Saturday, 6 July – Full Day

A teacher who finds it rewarding to see a pupil learning a new technique can only be a pleasure to take a class from.  This is Lesley with her 20 years of teaching experience.  Come make and embellish a mask similar this in her class.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Lesley at:

lesleyglover@mweb.co.za

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Flip-Flop quilts – Lesley Amy Pahl


Class 603 – Page 23  – Saturday, 6 July – Full Day

Again something I know nothing about...... sew-cur-sew appliqué.  

This is what Leslie offers in this class and with 25 years of teaching experience I can’t think of a better person to learn this technique from.  So join her in making this 75 x 75 cm quilt during this class.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Leslie at:

comequilting@gmail.com

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The bugs and the Beautiful – Wilna de Beer


Class 602 – Page38  – Saturday, 6 July – Full Day

Be warned, there is only place left in this class, so you better jump if you want to join Wilna in this class.  With her studies in Interior Decorating you can trust her in mixing and matching fabrics and colours.

Wilna likes finding new and exciting ways to put a modern twist to the old and wonderful art of quilting.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Wilna at:

wilnadebeer@ymail.com

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Gateways to Mongolia – Maggie Ball


Class 601 – Page 28 – Saturday, 6 July – Full Day

This is the last of the classes presented by this teacher all the way from the U.S.A.  So don’t let this chance slip through your fingers!

You will not only be taught on how to create the olzii (I don’t know where to find the ‘o’ with the little dots on top, sorry) or never-ending knot which symbolizes the endless cycle of life and death and I am sure Maggie will share some of the history about this with you.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Maggie at:

maggie.quilter@gmail.com

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Windmills – Elaine Barnard


Class 511 – Page 14 – Friday, 5 July – Full Day

Now if you followed the posts on our blog regularly you’ll remember that Elaine’s first class was sold out before we could even post more about it.  So if you still want the opportunity to learn from this experienced teacher, this is your chance.

Use water soluble fabric to create your own textured cloth which will serve as the background to your windmill and Free State landscape.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Elaine at:

jan3elaine@gmail.com

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My beautiful self – Mariëtte Venter


Class 510 – Page 8 – Friday, 5 July – Full Day

The last of our kiddies classes this time by Mariëtte Venter.  

Mariëtte is well known in our guild for her love to teach the youngsters during school holidays, so bring your kiddie for a day filled with fun and to have a lovely learning experience.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Mariëtte at:

venter@ntelecom.co.za

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Monday, June 3, 2013

An Almanac with Attitude – Mari Strydom


Class 509 – Page 31 – Friday & Saturday, 5 & 6 July – Two Days

The first thing that caught my eye was the fact that you’ll be taught to do a mitered corner binding on a quilt.  This was something that caused many of my gray hairs.
Let Mari help you to make a different calendar block for every month using needle turn appliqué.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Mari at:

maris@telkomsa.net

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Crosses wall haning – Marilie Bruyns


Class 508 – Page 33 – Friday & Saturday, 5 & 6 July – Two Days

Marilie promises to teach her students in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, dares them to take chances and experiment to create their own unique patchwork.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Marilie at:

mariliebruyns@yahoo.com

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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Tunisian Crochet – Louria Blignaut


Class 507 – Page 23 – Friday, 5 July – Full Day

Now I can pretend to be clever and make it sound as if I know exactly what you’ll be doing in this class but alas my knowledge of crocheting is limited but I guess that is why our festivals offers these classes...... to learn.

Here Louria will take you through different stitches in Tunisian crochet until you get it right.

Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Louria at:

seliba@intekom.co.za

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Henco’s inheritance – Doortjie Gersbach


Class 506 – Page 13 – Friday & Saturday, 5 & 6 July – Two Days

This class gives you a wonderful opportunity to use a variety of techniques in one single quilt.  Use your bright or plain fabrics to build the blocks and darker ones to make the background.


Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Doortjie at:

rooidoortjie@telkomsa.net

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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Free Style Designs using layers of fabric – Paul Schutte


Class 505 – Page 39 – Friday & Saturday, 5 & 6 July – Two Days

In this class there will be no hard and fast rules only the willingness to improvise.  Join Paul who already taught at the European Textile meetings in 2003, 2004 and 2012 and discover the possibilities in cutting curves or straight lines through 3 to 5 layers of fabric.
Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Paul at:

paul.schutte@nwu.ac.za

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Children’s Creative Knitting – Cornelia Robinson


Class 503 – Page 12 – Friday & Saturday, 5 & 6 July – Two Days

You’ll be knitting and crocheting different blocks together and to top this class off the book “Boffin Blocks” will be included when doing this class.
Should you need more information or simply feel our photos do not live up to your standards, feel free to contact Cornelia at:

corneliarobinson4@gmail.com

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