Material Hugs – by Twig

I used to do pottery. I wasnt very good at it, but I loved it.  I loved the unpredictability of the process of pot-making.  It was impossible to see the finished pot in that lump of clay, but there was so much potential – and so many opportunities. With every step...

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TRIP TO MOROCCO By Pauline Law

My recent visit to Morocco has left me with the most wonderful memories of sights, sounds, tastes and above all COLOURS and IDEAS for quilts! Although they may not all actually come to fruition/fabric! My daughter Liz first visited Morocco almost 20 years ago, for a...

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A VERY BIG “THANK YOU”!

Blog by Lorette Kerr from Queensburgh Quilters Guild I have received a huge "Thank you" from KZN Kittens for the pillows and cushions that I made from the scraps that people collect for me!  Mandy from KZN Kittens said that they are also looking for steel mesh or roof...

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Giving Thanks – by: Mandy Kirk

What are you thankful for? Good health, stable finances, a job, loving relationships, your faith....there are many things one can be thankful for. In your life as a quilter, what are you thankful for? Having a good fabric stash, quilting community and friends, not...

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Whats On: Open Day 18 May

Taking place on 18 May 2019 - from 9am to 1pm at the Hillcrest Primary School, 17 Emoyeni Dr, Hillcrest, Durban. Catering by Tollgate Quilters Guild Programme: Quilt Display by Tollgate Quilters Guild and Quilt Academy Demonstrations:   09h30 to 10h00 – Nicky...

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A Visit to the Sitges Patchwork Exhibition 2019 in Spain

For fifteen years, the Spanish Patchwork Association (AEP) has been organizing the International Patchwork Festival in Sitges. This year, Ricky Tim had his own exhibition at the show. Carlos Dambo sent Ricky a video highlighting Ricky's quilts and other items in the...

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Kloof SPCA

People save all the fabric scraps and give them to one of KZNQG's committee members who is also a member of Queensburgh Quilters - Lorette Kerr.  She then either buys second hand or makes pillow cases/cushion covers out of donated fabric, and fills the cushion covers...

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National Quilting Day

National Quilting Day was observed on March 16, 2019 – this is a celebration of quilts and quilting on the 3rd Sat of March each year. For more information on how to celebrate this auspicious day, read this...

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