On behalf of the MQSA Organising Committee and entrants, thank you to all our sponsors for their generous donations.
We hope you’ll support our supporters when it comes to looking for supplies, brands and inspiration for your upcoming projects!
Find the full list and links below.
Major Sponsor – Blessington
We’re so pleased to welcome back Blessington once again as our major sponsor in 2019.
Established in 1990, and responsible for importing and distributing many of Australia’s best loved sewing brands, Blessington has been a supporter of modern quilting since the early days of the movement’s arrival in this country.
Blessington have donated a number of prizes, including our Best in Show prize: the amazing PFAFF Quilt Ambition 630.
Blessington will be providing demonstrations throughout the show of their various products and brands – allowing modern quilters the opportunity to get up close and personal with their impressive range of machines and accessories.
You can find out more on Blessington and the Pfaff Quilt Ambition 630 here:
Material Girls Down Under
My Sewing Supplies
The Next Stitch
Berry Quilt & Co
Anonymous MQG Member Donor
Quiltmania – Quiltmania is a publishing company specializing in publications dedicated to Patchwork and Quilting. Our three magazines feature the different worlds of Quilt and Patchwork: Traditional, Modern and Vintage. Quiltmania publishes 10 new books every year. We collaborate with outstanding artists whose talents and styles range from traditional piecing, appliqué, modern style, reproductions of antique quilts to collectible works—something for everyone! Our paper books are available in both soft and hard cover form. Over the past year, we have added a series of digital format books (e-books) to allow access to out-of-print books by your favorite designers.
PK Fabrics – Established in 2007 by Mr Patrick Keogh, PK Fabrics specialises in the importation of high quality quilting fabrics which are distributed to quilting shops Australia wide. PK Fabrics is a family owned and operated company and as such we understand the challenges of running a small business in today’s busy world. The team at PK Fabrics have many years of experience servicing the Quilting industry and we understand the importance of ‘’good old fashioned service”.
XLN – XLN is a fabric importer and distributor to creative Australian independent retail and manufacturing businesses. Sourcing from premier American cotton fabric converters, including Free Spirit Fabrics, Windham Fabrics, Marcus Fabrics, QT Fabrics & Yuwa Fabrics, XLN’s fabrics will inspire your creativity. With fabric designed by some of the world’s leading designers across many creative mediums including Tula Pink, Kaffe Fassett, Brandon Mably, Philip Jacobs, Anna Maria Horner, Kathy Doughty, Karen Styles, Nancy Rink and Sarah J Maxwell; our fabric collections offer a myriad of applications such as quilting, soft furnishing, home décor and apparel.
Dayview – Established in 1990, Dayview Textiles Pty Ltd are an Australian wholesale fabric supplier and distributor, in other words we are a company that sells patchwork and quilting fabric to patchwork businesses. We believe in supplying the best quality of product combined with the best presentation. Our main suppler RJR fabrics are a company that has the same policies as Dayview Textiles and it is this synergy that has helped shape the way we do business. All our goods are shipped directly from RJR’s warehouse to Dayview’s warehouse. Dayview Textiles is a family run business and intends to stay that way with the next generation already learning the ropes. Patchwork and quilting is a growing pastime and hobby that all are able to attempt. We believe there are no wrong or right ways to do your patchwork and quilting as it is a choice for the individual person.
Rokset – Rokset Industries Pty Ltd has been operating since 1923. We’re a family-owned, South Australian company and for 95 years we’ve been national suppliers of an extensive range of painting and decorating applications and accessories. Our products include brushes, rollers, scrapers, cutting knives, Olfa knives and blades, mixers, protective products and more. We’re proud to be South Australian and proud of our history, too.