Tuesday, November 15, 2011

International Quilt Convention – Africa!

Big news flash! 
I will be teaching at the first ever International Quilt Convention–Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa next year! The event will take place July 27-29, 2012 at the luxurious Emperors Palace resort. I am so excited to be taking part in this convention; it will be wonderful to meet African quilters, and to see a bit of their beautiful country. 

The convention will feature exciting quilting and fiber art workshops by popular South African teachers, as well as these international teachers:
The organizers have already lined up a impressive group of sponsors, and there will be a large vendor hall and exhibitions from selected international and local quilters. I’ll be teaching three classes:
Thread Sketching: Snowflakes
Thread Sketching: Dragonfly
Start With a Photo: Round Red Barn
Here’s a little video clip I made for the organizers of the show to use in their promotion of the event:

8 comments:

  1. And Africa can't wait to meet YOU!

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  2. Congratulations - I hope you have a great time - it's over 33 years since I lived in J'Burg and no doubt it will have changed greatly

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  3. That will be exciting and a wonderful experience to teach in Africa and see quilts done by the ladies there.

    Debbie

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  4. Wow!! That will be fabulous!! You must be so excited. Congratulations!

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  5. Wow! Looks like its going to be wonderful! Looking forward to the posts when you get back!
    Carol

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  6. Congratulations, Susan!!I'll be wonderfull to be there!
    Cecilia

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  7. What a exciting experience! We've stayed there and it was impressive. On our last morning, I wandered around the hotel taking photos of light fittings and decorations and all sorts of wonderful things - they probably thought I was crazy...

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