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Helga Beaumont

Thread Artist

Helga Beaumont has a B.A. H.Ed degree and has taught for a number of years. She has been an active member of the quilting guilds. She is a member of Kloof Village Quilters Guild, Natal Quilters Guild and the South African Quilters Guild.

More recently she has been involved with Fibreworks, a group dedicated to breaking the fabric art boundaries. Her work has been featured in several exhibitions nationally and internationally and has also sold nationally and internationally.

Helga’s work was published in 2010 in ‘1000 Artisan Textiles’, and in ‘Innovative Threads – a Decade of Fibre Art (SA)’ and Dana Biddle’s book entitled “Knitting Adventure. Her work has featured in various magazines: the Quilting Arts magazine, Stitches and Bears (SA) and also appeared on the cover of the 2002 South African Quilt Festival brochure in Cape Town.
Helga has taught fabric dyeing over a number of years.