Quilt Guilds and Quilt Shows Worldwide

African Continent

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Cape Town, South Africa, Africa
The Good Hope Quilters Guild.  We have approx 300 members and meet quarterly, February, May, August and November.  We are the umbrella guild for the whole of the Western Cape area, covering 24 groups of different sizes.  We have interesting guest speakers and demos at each meeting, with a block draw, vendors selling fabric and quilt related items.  At the November meeting we have a 'Teachers Sampler Day', where we set up teachers demonstrating their speciality, ie.double bindings, easy borders, embelishment etc.   We also make many quilts for worthy causes, such as SOS Children's Village and others.   

Durban, South Africa, Africa
Durban South Africa. Natal Quilters Quild. Umbrella Guild to 22 Guilds Meet 4 times a year. Feb, May, Aug, Nov, last Sat of month. 9am to 3.30 pm (All day meeting. Tea and lunches for sale) Venue Pinetown Girls High School. Sales tables, vendors, raffles, demonstrations, guest speakers. Quilt exhibition and show and tell. Organisers of the next National Quilt Festival 2004 Website details to follow. Beverley-Ann Fink Email: bevannfink@hotmail.com

Howick,  KwaZulu Natal
South Africa Meander Quilters' Guild.. We have about 35 members who pay $6 a year in subs and $1 door fee. We meet on the last Thursday of each month in St Luke's Church Hall, Harvard Street, Howick at 13h45. We generally have a guest speaker / workshop leader for each meeting. We make at least one quilt for a fundraiser for a charitable organisation (usually local). For more details contact Lindy on nomajuba@gmail.com

Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
The Kenya Quilt Guild meets at 9.30 am on the third Thursday of the month at EAWL headquarters, Weal House, Bishops Road Nairobi. We have a speaker or demonstration, library, Show and Tell, Block of the Month and various challenges. We have a Workshop twice a week, monthly newsletter, regular outings and an annual Show. Dues are K sh 1000/- per year. Visitors are welcome. Contact rebelo@iconnect.co.ke for details

Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa
Lilongwe Quilt Guild -- we currently meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 PM in various members homes. We do Show and Tell and have a Block of the Month presented and raffled each month. We annually do a quilt that is raffled for charity. We currently have around 25 members. If you are interested in information please contact Michele H.  MalawiMom@mycoupons.com

Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Africa
The Dias Quilter's Guild meets on the last Saturday of each month at 2.00 p.m.  We have approx 200 members and visitors are welcome.  We have all the usual guild activities. jaysqh@iafrica.com