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Berry Quilting Retreat and Exhibition

28 Jul 2016

The Berry Quilting Retreat and Exhibition are back in 2016, bigger and brighter than ever. Organiser Elizabeth Dubbelde has gathered a stellar line up of tutors for the 27 & 28 August Retreat workshops, including:

Ro Bruhn – Jewellery making workshop using found objects

Neroli Henderson – ‘The Churning’ workshop

Meredith Woolnough – Sculptural embroidery and resin casting workshop

Michelle Mischkulnig – ‘Old city doors’ quilting workshop

Ali George – ‘Bowled over’ – turn odd threads, fabrics & wool/twine into another form

Gloria Loughman – ‘Distinctive doorways’ quilting workshop

Jen Kingwell – ‘Green tea and sweet beans’ or ‘Halo’ quilting workshop

Places in the workshops are booking up fast. More information and booking registration can be found on Also keep your eye out for some wonderful additional workshops around the retreat weekend and beyond.

The Exhibition, which runs in parallel to the retreat on 27th and 28th August, will feature a stunning array of works by the Retreat tutors and other superstars of the quilting world will feature at the exhibition as well as traders far and near. Works entered in the One Red Thread and A World of Difference Textile Art Prizes will also be exhibited. Information Conditions of entry available on

Exhibition to be held and the Berry School of Arts, 9:30am- 4pm, entry $5. Proceeds from the exhibition will be donated to Children’s Medical Research Institute.

Berry Quilting Exhibition | 2016

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