SAQG Accredited Quilt Teachers are those quilt teachers who have successfully completed a one-year correspondence accreditation course.
SAQG Recommended Quilt Teachers are those current quilt teachers who have been acknowledged as being excellent teachers with a solid record of experience.
SAQG Specialist Quilt Teachers are those who are recognized for their unique specialization in a particular aspect of quilting, such as machine quilting, thread painting or teaching children.
Accredited, Recommended and Specialist Quilt Teachers are eligible to apply to teach at the National Quilt Festivals.
Do you want to teach Quilting and be an accredited quilt teacher with SAQG?
SAQG will offer the Quilt Teacher Accreditation Course in 2020. The aim is to enhance the knowledge, skills and confidence of quilt teachers, who are teaching currently or who are interested in teaching quiltmaking in the future. The focus is on how to teach quiltmaking.
The non-refundable course fee is R2200. The pre-application requirements will be finalized and available from the 16th of September 2019.
PRE-APPLICATION is necessary
A Pre-application Skills and Tasks project which is set by the QTAC must be submitted by 15 November 2019 for approval by the tutors, before the quilter can register for the course. A high standard of work and quilt-making skills are expected.
Who should apply?
Quilt teachers and quilters with enthusiasm and desire to teach quilt-making. A quilter must have years of experience in all techniques of patchwork and quilting, by hand and by machine and the accompanying skills, must have made quilts in a variety of styles, have a good general knowledge of quiltmaking. Other advantages are, having attended classes with accredited and recommended teachers, been to quilt festivals as a participant and entered competitions and challenges.
For more information contact the QTAC 2020 Co-ordinator: Jenny Hermans Send Email