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Mystery Guest is Announced!

We are very excited to announce that Suzanne Michelle Hyland is attending Academy Down Under 2017 and will be teaching classes!

Suzanne Michelle Hyland is an avid sewer and fifth-generation quilter. in 2001, she developed Machingers™ quilting gloves, and started her company, Quilters Touch. Suzanne designs products and teaches classes to help machine quilters with freehand, free-motion quilting and fine finishing techniques. She is an ambassador for Handi Quilter, has filmed many machine-quilting videos, and appeared on America Quilts Creatively.

Academy Down Under 2017 Website Released

Find out all the latest information regarding the Academy and get to know the tutors that will be attending Academy Down Under 2017.

the Academy is for anyone and everyone that is interested in quilting. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced quilter there will be something for you. Definitely an event you won’t want to miss!

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Academy Location Announced!

The Academy Down Under is coming back in February 2017 and going to be held at the Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast!

The Academy Down Under is perfect for anyone and everyone who is interested in quilting! All attendees will have the chance to learn new and exciting quilting techniques in classes with International Tutors, Brand Ambassadors and Educators. No matter what your skill level is, there will be a class for you, this is an event you definitely don’t want to miss!
The official site for the Academy Down Under will be opened in July 2016.

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