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.
Canberra Quilters Inc. offers a wide range of services for it’s members, these include but are not limited to; Monthly Guild Meetings Workshops and training opportunities Special interest groups Annual Members quilt retreat If you would like to know more
Canberra Quilters conduct several meetings throughout the month. These are generally held on a regular schedule but do check the calendar for any variations which may occur from time to time due to Exhibition demands, public holidays and maintenance. Evening
Canberra Quilters has a wide and varied membership body and encourages new members of all generations, interest areas and levels of experience. Membership offers many benefits, including access to our extensive library, use of the room and equipment at our
Canberra Quilters members Dianne Firth, Helen Gray, Pamela Munday, Brenda Gael Smith and former member Lucy Carroll are all part of this exhibition.
A lot of quilters probably spent some time over the Australia Day long weekend doing some sewing. A few signed up for the Canberra Quilters OzDay weekend Sew-in – 3 1/2 days of sewing with the only interruption for lunch
One of CQ members, Elaine White, is starting out in business and is holding her first open sale on 30 & 31 January. The name of her business is Treasured Textiles and will be a new CQ sponsor this year.