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  • Jill C. 3:01 pm on July 5, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Thailand Great Quilt Festival 2014  

    quilt festival

    Quilt Show in Bangkok
    Sewing and quilting products

    July 30th – Aug 3rd, 2014
    Fashion Hall & Fashion Gallery 1st floor
    Lifestyle Hall 2nd floor

    at Siam Paragon mall

    Don’t miss The Asian Showcase, the biggest quilt event in Thailand. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet world famous quilters and see their latest quilts:

    • Shizuko Kuroha
    • Yoko Saito
    • Noriko Nozawa
    • Akano Sakamoto
    • Yonoko Maruya

    posterFabulous winning quilts from the Soul Siam Quilt Contest will be on display. View the quilt show then shop for imported fabric and accessories at the Market Zone. Look for craft kits, quilt fabric, and quilting equipment and accessories from Thailand and Japan. Also good deals on Elna and Janome sewing machines. Sign up for workshops featuring the latest quilting techniques.

    See you at Siam Paragon – the mall is open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

    Janome Thailand

    Sewing Lovers’ Club Facebook

    Siam Paragon Shopping Mall

    • Elaine 12:26 pm on May 9, 2019 Permalink | Reply

      Dear Jill,

      I would like to join a beginner quilting course June/ July 2019. Is there anything available?


    • Jorgio A Fakiolas 9:41 pm on December 19, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      dear jill i am in bangkok all the years i visit thailand i buy batik sarong from khao san road.this year no possible looking for cotton batik sarong printing animals bodys figure but most of them animals like gecko.do you have idea where can i buy?thanks


    • Siriporn Hollar 12:19 am on August 9, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      Jill I I will be in Thailand in Oct. to Nov. do they have any quilt festival or any thing going on? Thank you.


    • Jill C. 10:22 am on February 25, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      There are no plans for a Quilt Festival in 2016, as far as we know. It looks like there isn’t going to be one.


    • Karin de Jongh 2:18 pm on February 22, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      When and where will next quilt festival be held? I am from South Africa and would like to visit that time of year.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Cindy 9:07 pm on May 13, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Please write to me the date of next year 2016 Thailand quilt festival held?


    • See Cindy 7:21 pm on February 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Hi dear, i would like to attend the Thailand Quilt Festival in year 2016. Could u kindly inform me the date held so that i can make booking in advance. Pls write to my email address.

      thk u so much.


  • Jill C. 7:16 pm on March 8, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Quilt Classes in Bangkok by Noriko Nozawa 

    Noriko Nozawa classesNoriko Nozawa from Japan will teach two quilt classes. We have enjoyed Noriko’s classes before. She is a wonderful teacher and the classes are lots of fun. Portrait quilts are her signature style.

    Saturday 27 April 2013 at 10.00 – 17.00 Collage Bag of a Nostalgic Woman: bags retro style. Fee 3,750 Baht. Techniques will include making a bag ​​using the retro spring clasp, making a collage quilt, and free motion quilting. Size of the finished project is 32 x 34 cm.

    Sunday 28 April 2013 at 10.00 – 17.00 Rose Arts Quilt Tapestry. Fee 3,650 baht. You will learn shadow applique using tulle, and free motion quilting. The finished project is 32 x 34 cm.

    Enroll in both courses for the special price of 6,800 baht!!!!
    Venue: Sewing Lovers Club Showroom (Rama 3 Soi 64)
    Please contact:


    • Karen 10:36 pm on March 10, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      So excited to have found your blog! I’ve just moved to Bangkok and used your Chinatown map to find some great fabric lat weekend! I’m still trying to find a good place to buy a machine though, any ideas?


  • Jill C. 11:54 am on September 12, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Contemporary Art Quilt Workshop by Noriko Nozawa 

    Noriko Nozawa

    Noriko Nozawa from Japan

    When: October 13-14, 2012
    Where: Bunca Fashion Academy on Silom Road in downtown Bangkok, on the 16th floor of the United Center Building.
    Sponsors: Sewing Lovers Club, K-Line TravelQuilts Corner and Elna and Janome of Thailand.
    Our favorite quilt teacher, the famous Noriko Nozawa from Japan, will be back in Bangkok to teach an exciting quilt workshop. Choose a workshop on either Saturday or Sunday. Learn new quilt techniques and create a beautiful bag or tapestry! Noriko has studied the techniques of Contemporary Art Quilting with Nancy Crow, a famous quilt artist from Ohio. Noriko, a Quilt Master in Japan, teaches students of all abilities how to machine quilt using a unique time-saving technique with spectacular results. You will find her techniques easy to use on all your quilts and projects!

    Contemporary Art Bag

    Contemporary Art Bag Workshop October 13 from 10:00 to 18:00

    Contemporary Art Bag

    Learn to make beautiful quilted bag handles.

    Contemporary Art Bag

    Learn to make lovely patchwork covered buttons.

    Contemporary Art Bag

    Learn free-form cutting and piecing, in 10 colors all supplied at the workshop.

    Contemporary Bag Workshop 10:00 to 18:00 on Saturday October 13, 2012.

    Cost 3,980 baht. Sewing Lovers Club and previous workshop attendees 3,780 baht.

    • Learn quilt techniques while making a Contemporary Art Quilted Tote Bag
    • Easy fast sewing using 1/4 inch seam foot on a Janome 4120 machine
    • Quick patchwork piecing with clips
    • Cover the bottom corners of the bag with fabric instead of leather!
    • Learn free motion quilting
    • Learn free-form cutting and piecing in 10 colors, all materials supplied at the workshop
    Contemporary Art Tapestry

    Contemporary Art Tapestry Workshop October 13 from 10:00 to 18:00

    Contemporary Art Tapestry

    Learn new techniques for applique!

    Contemporary Art Tapestry

    Practice your free motion quilting.

    Contemporary Art Tapestry

    Learn free-form cutting and piecing, in 10 colors all supplied at the workshop.

    Contemporary Art Tapestry workshop 10:00 to 18:00 on Sunday October 14, 2012.

    Cost 4,150 baht. Sewing Lovers Club and previous workshop attendees 3,950 baht.

    • Learn new techniques for Free Motion Quilting
    • Use a zig zag stitch over cord to create beautiful applique
    • Learn to program pattern combinations on the Janome 4120 sewing machine by creating floral applique and leaf embroidery
    • Learn to quilt the border with a double needle, the fastest way to do borders!
    • Quick patchwork piecing with clips
    • Learn free-form cutting and piecing in 10 colors, all materials supplied at the workshop

    The Quilt Workshops will take place at Bunca Fashion Academy on Silom Road in downtown Bangkok, on the 16th floor of the United Center Building.

    Please transfer the fee to one of the following bank accounts. Then fax the slip to K-Line Travel, fax 02-236 7077, or Wien Co, fax 02-689 8469.

    • Kasikorn Bank
      • Account name: K-Line Logistics (Thailand) Limited
      • Patpong branch
      • Account No. 018-1-141727
    • Thai Panich Bank
      • Account name: K-Line Logistics (Thailand) Limited
      • Surawong branch
      • Account number 064-2-158617

    Then please call and place your reservation for either October 13th or 14th, or call for further information:
    K-Line Travel 02-267 0768-74 or Wien Co. 02-689 8520 ext 119 or 214.  Thank you!
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    • Tribouillard 9:56 pm on April 9, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Je voudrais apprendre à faire les courtepointe mais j’habite chiang-mai
      Vous venez quand à chiang-mai


    • Karen 1:02 pm on September 12, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      Lovely! I wish I was in Bangkok


  • Jill C. 10:51 pm on June 9, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Libby Lehman Live! in Bangkok Aug 17-18, 2012 

    Bernina is sponsoring workshops by popular quilt teacher Libby Lehman. Libby Lehman is famous for her stunning quilt techniques and for teaching at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. She is the author of “Threadplay”, a best seller. She will teach 2 days, 2 techniques:

    • Threadplay – Friday August 17, at Bernina Pradipat (see address and phone below). Learn to free motion quilt for stunning effects. Also learn to use ribbon, draw with thread, and potluck appliqué. 3890 baht (3580 if you bring your Bernina machine), 10:00 to 16:00 includes lunch


      Threadplay – suitable for all skill levels

    • Super Machine Stitching – Saturday August 18, at Bernina Pradipat (see address and phone below). Learn various designs of free motion quilting, learn to use various sewing machine needles, and create a unique design on fabric.  3890 baht (3580 if you bring your Bernina machine), 10:00 to 16:00 includes lunch

      super machine stitching

      Super Machine Stitching – suitable for all skill levels

    Please contact the sales people at a Bernina Booth at a department store near you, or email info@blue-sport.com
    • Blue Sport headquarters
      169/48-49 Pradipat Rd, Samsennai
      Phayathai 10400
      Hours 09.00-17.30
    • Bernina at Siam Paragon
      Floor 4, zone Exotique Thai
      Tel. 0-2690-1000 ext 1892 , 086-7937367,086-9667616
    • Bernina at Central Bangna
      Floor 4 electronics zone, near escalator
      Tel. 081-1981915
    • Bernina at The Mall Bangkapi
      Floor 3 Housewares
      Tel. 0-2173-1000 ext 595, 084-8546130,
    • Bernina at Emporium
      Floor 4 near the glass elevator, in front of Fuji Restaurant
      Tel. 086-9667616
    • Bernina at The Mall Ramkhamhaeng 2
      Floor 3 Housewares
      Tel. 0-2310-1200 ext 1264, 089-7852498
    • Bernina at Tang Hua Seng – Thonburi branch
      Floor 3 Bernina booth in the Sewing and Crafts department
      Tel. 0-2434-0448,0-2881-9500,089-0346909
    • Paradise Park, formerly known as Seri Center
      Srinakarin Rd, Prawet District, Bangkok
      Floor 3 near restaurant zone
      Tel. 0-2787-1000 ext 8326 , 082-5487985

    • tneedle 8:38 pm on June 10, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      I had the opportunity to attend a seminar where Libby was presenting. She is a great teacher and wildly entertaining. Anyone attending won’t be disappointed! I will look forward to reading more about the experience!


  • Jill C. 5:35 pm on June 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Mosaic Felt Bag Workshop by Noriko Nozawa in Bangkok 

    saha group trade fairIf you’re in Bangkok from June 30th – July 3rd, 2011 then I recommend a shopping day at The 15th Saha Group Fair “Saha Wonderful WORLD”, a MEGA exhibition showcasing the Group’s latest collections of top-quality export products ranging from garments and textiles to leather, footwear, food, and household products at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center from 10:00 to 22:00 every day. Saha Group’s consumer products will be presented at over 850 booths offering over 1,000 items, all at special prices. Brands include Lacoste, Arrow, Elle, Guy Laroche, Wacoal, Itokin, Mizuno, Naturalizer and many more. See a fashion show of up and coming clothing designers at the Bangkok Young Designer Awards. See a quilt exhibit, including one of my quilts and two of Marjolein’s, at the Janome booth and shop for quilt fabric and accessories from Japan!

    NorikoWhile there, take a quilt class! Learn mosaic patchwork with Noriko Nozawa. Noriko has been teaching in Spain, Belgium and recently was here in Bangkok in March. She has been quilting for over 11 years. bagsThis class is for anyone who is interested in quilting and can use a sewing machine. The class is 3 hours long and you will finish the project within that time. Cost is 2450 baht. You will make a sewing bag and learn these five techniques:

    • how to arrange a mosaic pattern
    • sew with variegated thread
    • appliqué with invisible thread
    • make your own label
    • and learn a neat new technique for appliqué

    Choose a class time

    • Saturday July 2, 14:00 to 17:30
    • Sunday July 3, 10:00 to 13:30
    • Sunday July 3, 14:00 to 17:30.

    Location: at the Saha Group Trade Fair at Queen Sirikit Convention Center.

    Please sign up by contacting one of the sponsors:

    Janome 90 years 1921 – 2011

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