Dias

Dias

Guild members History:

History: The Dias Quilters` Guild was founded in 1986 and has hosted National Quilt Festivals in 1992 and 1998. It is one of the 5 hosting Guilds for Festivals. Members are from the Port Elizabeth and surrounding area. Members receive monthly newsletters 2 weeks prior to Guild meetings. Current subscriptions are R150 per annum.  Door fees for members are R10 per meeting.  Regular demonstrations are held at meetings with guest speakers, vendors and comprehensive library for use by members. Charity quilts are made annually and The Spring Show, usually in October, is used as a public awareness program to showcase the work produced by the members during the year.

Chairlady: Erina von Gordon:  daggabull@igen.co.za or 072 422 3507

Newsletter editor: Angie Franke:  artvark@cybersmart.co.za or 082 228 2220

 Area : Port Elizabeth / Humansdorp / Jeffreys Bay / Uitenhage / St.Francis Bay and Cape St Francis

Meetings : Monthly - last Saturday of the month

SAQG Regional Representative : Kristien Schutte: kschutte@outlook.com or 082 876 8814

THE NEXT GUILD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY 25 MARCH 2017, 13h30 for 14h00 AT THE VP GREY JUNIOR SCHOOL HALL.

 

Please bring any stray blocks or charity quilts that might be floating around Erina wants to consolidate our donations in November! 

Also please bring:   scissors and 1 x fat eighth to donate (11 x 18inches OR 28 x 46cms)

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR SPRING SHOW WIINNERS:

Open Category

1st Mystery Medallion   Sue Bax

2nd Hundreds & Thousands of tiny Green Blocks   Sue Bax 

3rd Crop Circles   Jenny Muller

Highly Commended  Mandala Cushion  Lynne Kay 

Open made by a group

1st Two Fun Fish   Ann Bell

2nd Quilt Police   Liz McAinsh 

Masters

1st Red & White “Imbenge” Bowl   Colleen Butler 

Mini Medallion

1st Dresden Inspiration   Trudie Botha  

Pieced Bed Quilts

1st Persian Carpet  Erica Keyser

2nd  Scrapsody  Carole Green

Highly Commended  What a lot I’ve got  Elize Goosen 

Appliqued Bed Quilts

1st Half a Decade E. Erasmus 

Pictorial Wall Quilts

1st Bejewelled-Lady of the Nile   Joy Clark 

Organic  Wall Quilts

1st Spring Flowers   Carol Parker 

Geometric  Wall Quilts

1st Courthouse Steps   Joy Clark 

Best Machine Work

Friends and Fruit   Joy Clark 

Best Hand Work 

Shining Star   Yolande Bowman 

Best on Show 

Friends and Fruit   Joy Clark 

Judges Choice

Judge 1.   What a lot I’ve Got   Elize Goosen

Judge 2.   Hundreds & Thousands of Tiny Green Blocks     Sue Bax

Judge 3.   Bejewelled – Lady of the Nile   Joy Clark