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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Small Japanese Projects 24 Sept- Origami Brooch

The Small Japanese Projects meeting tomorrow from 10am until 12 noon  will be making an origami-style brooch, led by member Donna. Here is a requirements list: two sets of 4 1/2″ contrasting squares cut on the straight of grain two


Rowmakers- report on round 6

The ROWmakers design group met last Wednesday to reveal the latest results of their design challenge. This is round 6. Here are some images of the quilts/ blocks displayed. Images are courtesy of Karin Malmberg. Here is an edited message

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Advanced Dyeing Workshop – 18 October

Canberra Quilters accredited teacher, Mary Kennedy, is running an advanced dyeing workshop on 18 October at Strathnairn Arts Centre. The workshop fee of $100 is due by 18 September 2014. Further details and enrolment form can be found on both