Canberra Quilters Inc is the oldest patchwork group in Australia. Founded in 1976 by Margaret Rolfe, it began life as ‘The Patchwork Group’. This fledgling group, which met in members’ homes, has grown steadily and now enjoys a membership of several hundred and its own premises at Cook Community Hub.

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New library items for July 2014

  TITLE: Textile adventures : mixed media and stitch AUTHOR: Hall, Isobel DESCRIPTION: Work in unusual ways with ‘scrimmy papers’, baby wipes, bubble wrap, weed suppressant and plain flour to make beautiful, exquisite useable, robust items. LOCATION: Projects TITLE: Quilting

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Small Japanese Projects – 23 July: Focus on Sashiko

Message from convenor Wendy: Our next meeting returns to a favourite topic – sashiko. This time we will focus on what to do with those sashiko pieces you have completed and that are sitting in the cupboard. Bring sashiko pieces

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A weekend with Helen Godden – 18,19 & 20 July

Member Helen Godden is running a live-in workshop weekend at Warrambui and has had a number of cancellations due to illness. She is offering a significant discount on the usual fee because of the short notice – it is now