Monday, 2 February 2009

Updated Information about Vikki Pignatelli Visit

This blog post contains updated information about the forthcoming visit by American quiltmaker, lecturer and teacher, Vikki Pignatelli. If you wish to attend the lecture and/or the morning workshop (including if you have previously submitted an expression of interest), please complete this booking form and return it to the office with your payment to reserve your place. Please get your friends together and support this initiative. We can’t do it without your support!

American quiltmaker, lecturer and teacher, is coming to Australia with the support of the Barbara Meredith International Tutor Trust in April and May 2009.

Vikki has developed a simple layering technique that is a blend of piecing and appliqué. She is the author of two books featuring this technique, “Quilting Curves” and “Quilting by Improvisation”. (Further information on

LECTURE DATE: Saturday, 2nd May, 2009.
VENUE: Epping Creative Leisure Centre, Dence Park, Stanley Road, Epping.
TIME: 1.30pm for 2.00pm. The lecture is for one hour.
A question and answer session and showing of quilts are included.

AFTERNOON TEA: Light refreshments will be provided but any donations will be appreciated.
ENTRY FEE: Prepaid $10.00. At the door $15.00

Subject to pre-bookings, there is one workshop available [are two workshops available, but only one will be booked, the one that registers the most interest.
  • Crazy about Curves’, making curves fun to do, without the hassle of measuring seam allowances. OR
  • Scrap the Pattern-Improvisational Curves’, an impromptu approach to piecing curves, offering total freedom in quilt making.

WORKSHOP DATE: Saturday, 2nd May, 2009
VENUE: As above
TIME: 9.15 am set up time for 9.30 am to
CATERING: Bring your own lunch, if staying for the lecture. Light refreshments available for morning tea. There are no facilities handy to the venue.

A requirement list will be sent once the numbers (16) are sufficient to book the tutor. (Update: As at 6 February there are 10 bookings - the class size is capped at 20 students.) No refunds will be made after confirmation of booking the tutor has been made. You will have to find a replacement or there may be a waiting list at the office from which you can organise one.

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