Tutors for the 2019 Getaway

Chris Jurd

Chris Jurd photoChris Jurd lives in the Blue Mountains outside Sydney and has been quilting for nearly 40 years.
She started teaching 21 years ago and has a busy schedule of classes throughout the year at various shops in Sydney, regional NSW and interstate.
She has been on the faculty for New Zealand’s Quilt Symposium twice recently and has just finished five years as Membership Secretary of QuiltNSW, Australia’s largest quilting guild. She is also a member of QuiltNSW’s judging team.
Her work encompasses all styles with an emphasis on a strong colour palette and a preference at the moment for foundation piecing. Chris has been a regular contributor to Quilters Companion and has recorded two DVDs for the magazine.
As tour leader, she took two enthusiastic group of Aussie quilters to Houston and another group on a fabulous tour to India in 2019.
She has been lucky enough to win several prizes over the years for her quilts at Sydney Quilt Show.
She is also a great advocate for machine quilting on a domestic machine.

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