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 meeting – an excursion

The Small Japanese Projects group meeting is this Wednesday – BUT NOT AT COOK. They are going on an excursion. Here are the details from convenor Wendy: Our next meeting is Wed 26 Nov, 10-12 as usual. But we’re going

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Regional quilt shows this weekend (22-23 Nov)

Don’t forget this is a big weekend for quilt shows in our region – Bungendore, Braidwood and Goulburn all have quilts on show. Please support the local businesses including our sponsors Mandelsons (Goulburn), Bungendore Country Patchwork  and member (& sponsor) Robyn Cawdron’s


Vale Liz Dawson (Common Ground)

It is with sadness that the death of Liz Dawson, on 16 November, is announced. Liz was the driving force behind getting the Common Ground housing project started. This project to help house the homeless and at risk will be opening soon.