Dias


Dias Quilters' Guild



History: The Dias Quilters’ Guild was founded in 1986. It has hosted National Quilt Festivals in 1992, 1998, 2006 and 2017 and is one of the 5 hosting Guilds for Festivals. Members are from the Port Elizabeth and surrounding area.



Province - Eastern Cape

Areas - Port Elizabeth / Humansdorp / Jeffreys Bay / Uitenhage / St.Francis Bay and Cape St Francis

Meetings - Monthly – first Saturday of the month


President/Chairlady:

Sonja Gouveia

083 400 3705

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SAQG regional rep:

Antoinette Kriel

042 294 1143 (c) 083 556 3043

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Media contact:

Leilani Coetzee

076 890 4681

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Members receive monthly newsletters 2 weeks prior to Guild meetings. Current subscriptions are R160 per annum. Door fees R15, R30 for visitors. Regular demonstrations are held at meetings with guest speakers, vendors and comprehensive library for use by members. Charity quilts are made annually and distributed where needed most.  The Dias Guild Spring Show, Dias’ annual judged Quilt Exhibition, is usually held during the October school holidays.  It serves as the Guild’s mini- Festival of quilts, workshops by SAQG Accredited quilt teachers, vendors and a tea garden.  The event also serves as a public awareness program to showcase the work produced by members during the year, as well as a campaign to win over new members.