April 17, 2015 | Posted in:Call for Entries, Exhibition

Wollongong modern quilt guild logoThe Wollongong Modern Quilt Guild is presenting their second Modern Quilt Show. It is open to non-members as well as members of the Wollongong Modern Quilt Guild. Here are some details from the Guild:

Modern Quilt Show Australia

Kiama 29th-31st May 2015

Wollongong Modern Quilt Guild is proud to present the second Modern Quilt Show Australia.  Our aim is to showcase the finest modern quilts from around Australia.  In 2014 we brought together 150 modern quilts from across NSW, ACT, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania for the very first modern quilt show in Australia.

This is a charity event, with proceeds donated to Grand Pacific Health’s Suicide Prevention Program.

New Modern Quilt Categories:
After the success of last year’s Modern Quilt Show Australia, we have introduced the following quilt categories to further highlight the modern aspects of quilting:

  • Improvisation
  • Minimalistic design
  • Use of negative space
  • Modern traditionalism
  • Group & working bee
  • Youth (school age children)

Quilt submissions for the Show are currently open. Last entries will be accepted at 11.59pm on Sunday 3rd May 2015

To enter your quilt, and for more information on each Category, please view our entry form here. NB: You do not need to be affiliated with a Guild to enter Modern Quilt Show Australia.

New Venue:
Located by the beach in picturesque Kiama, NSW, The Pavilion is a stunning new venue that is sure to impress. The main hall is light and airy, and the downstairs rooms will be used for workshops and lectures.

Opening Night:
This year, Modern Quilt Show Australia are hosting a special Opening Night event held 7pm – 9pm on Friday 29th May.  Entry for the event is $35 per person which includes refreshments. Due to catering requirements, tickets will only be available for purchase until Sunday 24th May. Please fill out the form on our website here to register.

Workshops & Lectures:
Exciting workshops & lectures hosted by the lovely ladies of Material Obsession.

Food & Drinks:
The Pavilion is located only a short walk from the local cafes. On site we will have a sausage sizzle and drinks available, as well as a Barista with coffee and tea.

We sincerely hope you will join us for Modern Quilt Show Australia 2015 in Kiama, for what will be an amazing, inspirational weekend!

Check here for more information on what to do, and where to stay.

OPENING NIGHT -29th May 2015
Friday 7pm – 9pm

Exhibition – 30th & 31st May 2015
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 3pm

THE PAVILION – KIAMA
2 Bong Bong Street,
Kiama, NSW
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