20th South African National Quilt Festival

For the first time we will have a shop at the National Quilt Festival of South Africa.

Read below more on the festival.

INTERCHANGE – threads connect. South Africa holds a national quilt festival every two years, in different cities around the country.

This will be the 20th Festival, to be held in Gauteng from 17 to 23 August 2019. The venue is Heronbridge College, Fourways, Johannesburg – on the border between the two big cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

The Festival is ‘by quilters for quilters’ and proudly hosted by the Golden Rand Guild for Quilters and the Jacaranda Quilters Guild.

This is where quilters from all around the country get together, as well as from abroad. We celebrate quilting in all its forms: enter your work in the national competitions, view magnificent quilt exhibitions, learn from workshops and lectures, and shop for all things quilting from South Africa’s specialist retailers.

Stay with us for the week or visit daily.

Come for the day!

Daily entrance is R50 Youngsters under 12 enter for free

Visitors are welcome from Saturday 17 August to Friday 23 August Gates are open 09:00 to 17:00 daily.

There is ample onsite parking.

Come to Reception for your free Programme – this is your guide to finding your way around. The daily schedules ensure that you miss nothing.

Your day will be full, with plenty to see and do: view all the exhibitions, shop, ‘test drive’ quilting machines, watch demonstrations. Perhaps sign up for 1-hour Quick & Easy Workshop?

There just may still be vacancies for lectures and selected workshops – check the Information Board at Reception.

Enjoy the sunny Spring days with food and fellowship in this beautiful riverside venue.

We look forward to seeing you!

The best of South African quilting will be there.


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